The School of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) has been offering training in rigorous, professional programs for more than 30 years. We are a national leader in community and regional planning, public policy and administration, and nonprofit management. Our graduates work around the world for national, state, and local governments; for nonprofit organizations; and in the private sector.

The Student Experience

The School of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) is located in historic Hendricks Hall in the center of the University of Oregon campus in Eugene. PPPM is a strong and active community, where faculty and students engage with professionals and the community to research, learn, and take on important leadership roles.

Hendricks Hall in summer

student presents work to Gerardo Sandoval


Alumni Spotlight

Tiffany Hall

Tiffany Hall, MPA '11

A native of Alaska, Tiffany Hall (MPA ’11) received PPPM’s 2019 Distinguished Recent Alumni Award for her public administration work in her home state. As executive director of Recover Alaska, a multi-sector organization that works to reduce the harm of alcohol overuse, Hall advocates for policy change to create resilient communities and improve access to resources. 

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HOPES BingoJan 24
5:15 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Suicide Prevention Training and Resources
Suicide Prevention Training and ResourcesJan 28
9:00 a.m.
Straub Hall
What's Next? Job Opportunities in Public Service
What's Next? Job Opportunities in Public Service Jan 29
12:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
National Park Service Cultural Landscape Preservation: A 30-Year Retrospective and Look Ahead
National Park Service Cultural Landscape...Jan 31
4:15 p.m.
Lawrence Hall
"On Rising Together: Creative and Collective Responses to the Climate Crisis"
"On Rising Together: Creative and Collective...Mar 5
7:30 p.m.
First United Methodist Church
Suicide Prevention Training and Resources
Suicide Prevention Training and ResourcesMar 16
9:00 a.m.