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


Agraj Dangal at Crater Lake
PPPM Ranked in Two Program Areas

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2022 rankings. We’re proud to announce that in two areas—public affairs and nonprofit management—the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management is ranked among the Best Public Affairs Schools!

Roderick Hall

Roderick Hall, MCRP '19

Roderick Hall, MCRP, ’19, wants to build access to the community resources he didn’t have growing up in rural North Carolina.

“I’m from a small, predominately black town. Growing up, I didn’t have things like a community center,” Hall said, “that would expose me to a wider world.”

Now, as the director of organizing for Abundant Housing L.A., Hall is helping create access, educating L.A.’s citizens about how they can engage with local government, from neighborhood councils to housing commissions.

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Hendricks Hall drawing
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PPPM Fall Course Open House
PPPM Fall Course Open House May 14