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Planning a college visit trip to Oregon? Whether you're visiting your alma mater or it's your family's first time touring colleges, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square is perfectly located to suit all your college destination needs! Our property is less than 30 miles from eight local area colleges, making it easy for you to quickly get to and from campus with ease. The Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square will be your home away from home during your entire stay with spacious accommodations, free breakfast, and complimentary drinks & snacks in the evening. Best of all, we offer guests who are visiting colleges a 10% discount off their stay!

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University Visitors Package

Traveling to Portland for a college visit? Whether you’re touring universities, visiting your alma mater, or attending a commencement ceremony you’ll save 10% off of your stay! Also enjoy the following when booking our University Visitors Special:

  • Spacious accommodations in our newly renovated two-rooms suites
  • Free made-to-order breakfast
  • Evening Reception with complimentary drinks and snacks

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Oregon College Guide

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square is centrally located and a short distance to many nearby colleges. We have compiled a list of upcoming events and useful information for your college visitation plans.

Lewis and Clark campus

Lewis and Clark

Lewis & Clark College is a private institution with three schools - the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, and the Law School. Nestled amongst 137 tree-laden acres of Portland's southwest hills, the school provides intimate class sizes in a casual campus atmosphere.

Distance - 8.6 miles away - 17 minute car ride

  • Alumni Weekend: June 22nd - 25th, 2017
  • Family Weekend Date: October 20th - 22nd, 2017
  • Graduation Date: May 6th, 2017

Oregon Health + Science University

The Oregon Health & Science University is Oregon's only academic health center, allowing them to provide an uncommon, yet comprehensive range of services. Medical students flock to this campus for unparalleled hands-on education in one of Oregon's leading medical centers.

Distance -11.7 miles away - 21 minute car ride

  • Fall term start date: TBD
  • Winter term start date: January 9th, 2017

Marylhurst University

Marylhurst is a private, co-educational liberal arts university on the southern outskirts of Portland. The university offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate programs, crafted for adult students needing to balance work and family on top of studies.

Distance - 10.5 miles away - 23 minute car ride

  • Winter term start date: January 9th, 2017
  • Alumni weekend: TBD

George Fox University

Ariel view of Oregon College of Art & Craft

Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, George Fox University is about a 30-minute drive south of Portland, Oregon. Founded as a Christian university more than 100 years ago, they continue in their tradition and only employee those who are committed to the Christian faith.

Distance - 16.5 miles away - 28 minute car ride

  • Homecoming Dates: TBD
  • Alumni weekend: TBD
  • Family Weekend Dates: TBD

Pacific University

Founded more than 150 years ago, Pacific University offers an impressive list of undergraduate, graduate and professional classes on a wide selection of subjects. Visit their main campus - it's just 23 miles west of Portland.

Distance - 25.2 miles away - 30 minute car ride

  • Freshmen Orientation: TBD
  • Homecoming Dates: TBD
  • Family Weekend Dates: TBD

Oregon College of Art and Craft

Ariel view of Oregon College of Art & Craft

OCAC is a private, non-profit college located within the Portland city limits. With just 180 student pursuing degrees full-time, the school provides for an intimate community dedicated to honing their craft. On top of full time classes, the school also serves as an educational hub for 2,500 youth and adults looking to explore new skills.

Distance - 5.8 miles away - 10 minute car ride

  • Graduation Date: May 13th, 2017

American College of Healthcare Sciences

The American College of Healthcare Sciences educates students on holistic healing methods and techniques. Take classes in holistic nutrition, aromatherapy, herbal medicine, and other non-invasive healing strategies.

Distance - 7.4 miles away - 19 minute car ride

  • Graduation Date: TBD

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