University of Oregon

College of Design

Maps and Directions for the College of Design in Portland

University of Oregon in Portland

White Stag Block
70 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 412-3696

Driving and Light Rail Directions

White Stag Building

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MAX Service

Two MAX stops, serviced by the Red and Blue lines, are located within one block of the White Stag Building:

Old Town/Chinatown stop at NW 1st and Davis
(Southbound stop ID 8378; Northbound stop ID 8339)

Skidmore Fountain stop at 1st and Burnside
(Southbound stop ID 8379; Northbound stop ID 8338)

These are the first two stops on the west side of the Willamette River. Visit the Trimet website for a map of MAX system: or plan your trip at

The Yellow and Green MAX lines are located 5 block west of the White Stag Building. Riders and transfer between all lines at Pioneer Courthouse.

TriMet Bus Service

TriMet buses serve Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington counties. Many bus lines connect with MAX Light Rail, and 16 lines provide frequent service (every 15 minutes).

Several bus lines stop within 1 – 4 blocks of the White Stag Building, including #4, #8, #12, #16, #19, #20, #35, #44, #72, #77.

See the Trimet website for more information and to plan your trip:


Bicycle storage is available to building faculty, staff, students, and workshop and event participants in the basement of the White Stag Block. To access bicycle storage, cyclists must first check in with the UO Portland receptionist, located at the main Couch Street entrance. Please leave your bicycle locked outside while checking in. The receptionist will then give specific instructions about how to access bicycle storage.

Parking Options

Parking garage: Smart Park at NW Naito Parkway and Davis (entrance on Davis). For more information see the SmartPark website:

On street parking: Meters in the area take debit and credit cards as well as coins. They do not accept bills.