What is UP Switchboard?

On Switchboard, Pilots ask for what they need and offer what they have to give. All the generosity of the UP community is at your fingertips.

Whether you need advice, have a job opportunity, or are seeking something else, Switchboard makes it easy for you to connect with other Pilots. All members of our community come here to ask for help and help one another in return.

The UP community’s repository of past asks and offers is yours to search. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, you can post your own.

Welcome to UP Switchboard. We missed you.

“I love Switchboard because I get to interact with current students and fellow alumni, while hopefully facilitating some helpful connections among those in my network!” -Taylor Cothran ‘13, CPA


Filter through asks and offers by location, subject, and category. The UP braintrust is all yours.


Connect with other Pilots directly without all the clutter of social media. Your message will go straight to their email inbox.


Access Switchboard anytime with your mobile browser without losing features of the desktop version.

“University of Portland is known for its collective spirit of generosity. Switchboard has provided our Pilot Family an efficient, convenient way to be generous to one another.” – Craig Swinyard ’98,