Civic Use of Buildings (CUB)
Welcome to the Portland Public Schools facilities reservation website.
Individuals and community groups may schedule the use of PPS facilities during non-school hours by obtaining a permit through the Civic Use of Buildings (CUB) office. Facilities are available as school schedules permit and by permission of the school principal or site administrator. Requests must be submitted 15 working days prior to first day of use. Firearms, alcohol, marijuana, tobacco and illegal drugs in any form are strictly prohibited in school buildings and on school grounds. Please call 503-916-3268 if you have any questions.
Permit Fees: Civic Use of PPS facilities may be on either a free, direct cost recovery, fair rental value, or commercial basis.
Insurance: Depending on the nature of the rental, the district reserves the right to require proof of insurance coverage of $1,000,000 in combined single limits for bodily injury and property damage. All users must read and accept all Terms and Conditions (insert link here) prior to receiving a permit
Cancellations, no-use days: District events and student activities take precedence and may result in no-use dates listed for on-going community rentals. Due to the nature of school activities, PPS reserves the right to cancel use without prior notice, although all attempts will be made to prevent cancellations.
Staffing requirements: Custodians are required to be on site for all hours during contracted activities and as required by the District for additional clean up and securing the building. Depending on the event, district security staff may also be required. During times when staff are on not on regular duty, hourly staffing fees are charged to the user to offset overtime expenses.
Internet and Technology: The Information Technology department condustc systems maintenance once a month over a weekend. Please take these dates into consideration when scheduling events on Friday evenings and weekends in PPD facilities. Internet access and other technology services may not be available on these dates. To view the calendar visit the IT website www.pps.net/information-technology or click this link. If you have questions or concerns, or would like to discuss the possibility of IT support during your event, please have a PPS staff memeber contact the IT Service Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 503-916-3375.
To submit a request for use of PPS facilities, please click on the Reservation Request below or contact the CUB office at (503) 916-3268.