Appendix H: Locations and Facilities

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Instructional Sites

Concordia University regularly conducts classes in the following locations:

Portland, Oregon

Main Campus

2811 NE Holman St., Portland, OR 97211
Concordia University's main campus occupies an attractive 24-acre locale in northeast Portland, Oregon with adjacent land for expansion. The Hagen Center & Dining Hall, George R. White Library & Learning Center, Physical Education Building, Concordia University + Faubion School, Hilken Community Stadium, Concordia Throw Center, Fine Arts Building, and Luther and Centennial Halls are the primary campus facilities. Spacious and modern residence halls, student lounges, and recreation areas ensure residential students are comfortable and have a well-rounded experience at Concordia. Campus Center facilities, classrooms, and the largest residence hall, East Hall, are completely equipped for use by students with physical challenges. Access to other facilities may be achieved by consulting Concordia’s staff for assistance.

Concordia University’s home campus is located in a quiet residential neighborhood of Northeast Portland. Only ten minutes from downtown Portland or the airport, students have easy access to the rich cultures of Portland. The Oregon Symphony, the Portland Opera, Oregon Ballet Theatre, and traveling productions complement the athletic events that include NBA basketball with the Portland Trailblazers. Recreational activities such as skiing on Mt. Hood, sailing on the Willamette, and windsurfing on the Columbia River are easy driving distances from the campus. Innovative and diverse restaurants, Saturday Market, museums, the Oregon Zoo, and a myriad of other activities and educational experiences are available to Concordia students. Tri-Met, Portland’s transportation system, and MAX, Portland’s light rail system, provide students with ready access to Portland’s offerings. A very nice grocery store and pharmacy are within walking distance of the campus.

Columbia River Campus

11703 NE Glen Widing Dr., Portland, OR 97220
In the fall of 2013, Concordia University began leasing a 35,000 square foot site in northeast Portland to remediate space issues the University experienced due to growth. The building is a repurposed Best Buy retail center and provides additional classroom space as well as housing for staff from the Office of Financial Aid and the Office of the Registrar, the CU Online department, and the Homeland Security & Emergency Management program including its state-of-the-art crisis scenario simulator. The large, open section of the building used for offices is populated with cubicle-style work spaces, private offices, and conference rooms. The building came on line in April of 2014.

Nursing Skills Center

9600 SW Barnes Rd., Suite 300, Portland, OR 97225
In the spring of 2017, Concordia University opened a new Nursing Skills Center adjacent to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. This facility is specifically designed to support Concordia University’s new accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, which expands the university’s decade-long track record of graduating caring and competent nurses with a heart for service. The 11,980 sq. ft. facility includes large lab spaces, two simulation rooms, with high-tech medical mannequins that simulate real patient conditions, an observation room, student collaboration space, faculty offices and conference rooms.

Boise, Idaho

School of Law

501 W Front St., Boise, ID 83702
Concordia University’s Idaho campus occupies a 54,000 square foot building in the heart of downtown Boise and houses Concordia’s School of Law and George R. White Law Library. Established in 2012, Concordia’s School of Law’s opened its doors to an inaugural class of 72 full-time and part-time law students. As Boise’s first law school and the only comprehensive, nonprofit, law school within 300 miles of Idaho’s most populated urban center, Concordia Law will have a lasting impact.   

Located in Boise’s downtown urban core, Concordia University’s School of Law is just steps away from the landmarks of the state’s government and legal profession, including the Idaho Supreme Court and State Capitol. The city is home to the majority of the state’s legal firms, with ambitious businesses ranging in scope from start-ups to multinational corporations. As the largest metropolitan area in the state of Idaho, Boise is a cultural center, a magnet for entrepreneurial talent, and renowned for its proximity to the great outdoors. The Boise River winds through the city, trails stretch across the foothills, and world-class whitewater, a ski resort, and pristine forests are just minutes away. 

Athletic Facilities

Concordia University Gymnasium / LCEF Court

6430 NE 27th Ave, Portland, OR 97211
Located in the athletic building on main campus, the LCEF Court serves as the home for the women's volleyball, women’s basketball, and men’s basketball teams. The gymnasium seats 1,000 people with rows of bleachers on either side of the court. In addition to the playing surface, the facility also houses trophies and championship banners from all Concordia’s varsity sport on its main floor. The campus’ weight room and aerobic equipment is featured on the bottom floor of the gymnasium. In addition, several athletic offices, men’s and women’s locker rooms, multiple team rooms and athletic training facilities are located downstairs in the gym. Upstairs, there are more athletic offices as well as a multi-purpose classroom.

Hilken Community Stadium

2800 NE Liberty St., Portland, OR 97211
Built in 2011, Hilken Community Stadium is the home facility for Concordia University's baseball, softball, and soccer teams. The soccer side of the stadium is referred to Tuominen Yard while the baseball and softball configuration is called Porter Park. Located on the university's main campus, the complex stretches four city blocks, contains stadium seating for 1,770 spectators (soccer capacity 989; baseball and softball capacity 781) as well as a concession area and an alumni plaza. The stadium’s turf and lights also allow for year-round use for multiple Cavalier and community teams, including all of Concordia’s youth soccer and baseball camps. Finally, the complex also houses a 3,230 square-foot hitting facility for the baseball, softball and golf teams as well as team rooms for both Concordia soccer teams and the baseball team.

Concordia University Throw Center

9140 NE Sunderland Ave., Portland, OR 97211
The Concordia University Throw Center is the first dedicated throw facility of its kind in the United States. Located just a short distance from campus, the Throw Center is a world-class venue for youth and collegiate athletes, as well as Olympic hopefuls. Located on 10 acres near the Portland International Airport, the unique layout includes a basketball court-sized rain shelter to allow for all-weather use. As the training center for CU's Track and Field teams, athletes using any of the four throwing implements – javelin, hammer, discus, and shot put – may practice simultaneously in a safe environment. Outside the shelter, each discipline has its own dedicated space with permanent cages, throwing circles, or runways. The layout also allows many of the event areas to be temporarily expanded, increasing the facility’s overall flexibility.

Columbia Edgewater County Club

2220 NE Marine Dr., Portland, OR 97211
Concordia began its partnership with Columbia Edgewater in 2011, providing the university's men's and women's golf teams with a home course. Founded in 1925, the A.V. Macan championship course at Columbia Edgewater has hosted both PGA and LPGA events as well as qualifying tournaments for the US Open. The course measures 6,823 yards from the tournament tees, with 54 bunkers, a slope of 137 and a 73.2 rating. In addition to the course, though, the club also features several practice facilities for all aspects of the game. For short game work, the club offers a 14,000 square foot target green, four practice bunkers and a putting green. For work on longer shots, there's a grass surfaced driving range with two rain shelters on hand for work in all weather conditions. Finally, the club also houses a nine hole Par Three Mason Course that measures 860 yards and mirrors elements of the eighteen hole A.V. Macan course.