At PBC, the safety and well-being of our students and staff are among our top priorities because we value each one. The Campus Safety page provides information to ensure that you have a safe and enriching experience during your time on campus.
We are committed to fostering a campus experience that embodies our core values of integrity, discipline, authenticity, community, respect, and servanthood. Our campus safety is a key expression of these values.
Campus Safety Resources
Public Safety Officer Contact:
In cases of immediate emergencies or danger, please call 911. In case of public safety needs or requests on our PBC campus, please call Manna House Public Safety at (971) 235-5936. Public Safety will also assist students at night – especially in cases of female students coming back late and walking from their cars to their dorm.
Personal Safety Resources:
PBC is committed to a safe and nurturing community. Any kind of threats or actual incidents of physical, verbal, or emotional abuse and sexual harassment are prohibited. Sexual assault, misconduct, harassment, or predation (any kind of sexual grooming activity that is committed through coercion or manipulation–physically, emotionally, socially, by authority, by means of alcohol or other substances, etc.) will not be tolerated under any circumstances.
Definitions of Misconduct and Abuse
A list of terms to help students understand whether certain behaviors or interactions with others may be deemed as misconduct and/or abuse. These terms listed are widely used by public and private universities throughout the U.S. to determine types of behavior that are not tolerated.
National Sexual Assault Hotline
State of Oregon: Signs of Grooming
Tools to help you spot the signs of grooming. Provided by the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
State of Oregon: Assault Help Page
Practical tips on how to seek help if you are the victim of assault.
State of Oregon: Stalking Help Page
Tools to help you understand signs of stalking and how to protect yourself from it.
Safe Travel Resources
City of Portland: FAQ Safety Resources
Portland — like many cities — is navigating a host of complex issues, from the COVID-19 pandemic to police reform to social justice. Amid it all, Portland is a safe place to visit. Read on for detailed answers surrounding safety and the visitor experience.