Welcome to Portland!

FOCUS extends a warm welcome to all the international students, scholars and their families who have arrived in Portland! Please check out our site for programs and services. You can get weekly updates by signing up for our newsletter when you register with FOCUS as well as our Facebook Group.

Fall Events Coming Up:

FOCUS Friday Nights start on September 23rd!

FOCUS Friday Nights 10/7 | First Baptist Church

Celebrate the fall with all things pumpkin. We will have a Portland Farmers market inspired dinner followed by games and activities with pumpkins, including learning to carve a pumpkin!


Sat. Oct. 15 | 10Am-6PM


Start the first week of the term at PSU on Monday and Wednesday mornings!


For those interested in either learning about the Bible and Jesus, or who want to grow deeper in their faith while in the US, we offer Bible study groups throughout the week. This fall we are also adding Friday night groups on Fridays we don't have FOCUS Friday Nights!