Shiley Hall

The LEED® Platinum certified Shiley Hall is home to the Shiley School of Engineering. 


Shiley Hall has a 40-seat open computer lab and two 35-seat computer classrooms in addition to five traditional lecture halls. All classrooms are interactive, equipped with audiovisual systems capable of displaying web pages, computer images, and a number of other audiovisual media types.

Student Study Areas

Engineering and computer science students have the two-story Vollum Study Room set aside solely for them to interact and study. Both floors of the Vollum Study Center are equipped with wireless capability. The room is accessed from the atrium with seating for socializing and studying, and a view of Forest Park across the Willamette River.


Shiley Hall has 17,000 square feet dedicated to labs to support classroom education as well as individual student work. The building houses 20 labs ranging from electronics and circuits, environmental engineering, and thermodynamics and fluids to biomedical engineering and human anatomy, vibrations, and computer vision and robotics.

Machine, Metals & Wood Shop

Facilities include a wood shop, a metals shop, and a machine shop for Shiley students to work on projects. There is various equipment including CNC mills, 3D printing, band saws, welding machines, drill presses, soldering irons, and much more!

Photovoltaic System

The grid-tied photovoltaic system on the roof of Shiley Hall produces 5,000-6,000 kWh of electricity per year. Thank you to our donors: Paul and Deborah Speer, James Male, Gary and Rosaline Fleming, and Karsten Zuendel.

  • Aerial photo of Shiley Hall
    Donald P. Shiley Hall
  • Environmental Lab
    Open Labs
  • Circuits Lab
    Open Labs
  • Vollum Study Room
    Student Study Areas


University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798