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Portland Fashion Institute is a nationally accredited private nonprofit career institute of higher learning and Portland’s only accredited fashion design college.

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Alumni Benefits

Be sure to update your contact information to ensure you’re receiving the latest news, invites and updates and discounts.
Alumni Savings at PFI


From continuing education to discounts on classes for kids, you benefit from being a PFI Alumni. 

Stay connected through your involvement, and help us lead the next generation of qualified talent. 

Be sure to update your contact information so we can keep you updated on events and other alumni benefits!

Continuing Education Discounts

Receive a 20% discount off the list price on courses you need at PFI for continuing education. Here’s how to do it: Sign up for a class online. Fill out the continuing education form and pay the continuing education fee. Get your 20% class fee rebate.

Kids Classes Discount

Children of PFI alumni are eligible for a 20% discount off the list price for PFI’s kids and teens summer classes. Enter Alumni Discount code ALUMNIKID at checkout.


PFI Swag Discounts

Receive a 20% discount at Portland Fashion Supply. Shop online. Enter ALUMNIPFS at checkout. Pick up your purchases at the store.

PFI Swag

Receive a 20% discount at Portland Fashion Supply.  Shop online.  Enter ALUMNIPFS at checkout.  Pick up your purchases at the store.

VIP Access

Invitations to receptions, openings and artist talks Looking for some creative inspiration or a chance to connect with other artists?  PFI Alumni have access to all types of events year-round.   Stay up to date on the latest here.

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Career Development

By updating your contact information, you have access to career support.  This support includes access to the PFI + Alumni job board, one-on-one career coaching with PFI’s “success coach”, the ability to take part in PFI’s portfolio and career fairs.

PFI Alumni Exhibit

The PFI Alumni Exhibit is an annual juried exhibition of work by PFI alumni. The exhibition shows collections in PFI’s Lobby Gallery, and leads into then runs concurrently with the annual PFI Graduate Fashion Show. You can also sell your work. The annual call for entries is released every year in March. Update your contact information to be sure to receive the invitation to submit your work. The call for artists is shared through email, social media and the website.