Enrolling at Pacific
- Talk with your guidance counselor, call our office, or check and see when when a Pacific Representative may be in your area for a high school visit or a college fair.
- Make sure you check the registration dates for the SAT I and/or ACT exams in order
to meet the deadlines for registration.
- Think about a good time and date to visit the campus this fall.
- Complete a resume of school and community service activities, projects, awards,
and participation. You will want to send this with your application for
admissions and scholarship applications during the coming months.
- Begin working on your application.
- Begin applying for outside funding and scholarships.
- Request that your counselor(s) send a recommendation form to the Office of Admissions.
- Call two weeks in advance to set up a visit to the
campus if you haven't already.
- Make sure all of your SAT I and/or ACT scores have been sent
to Pacific University. Our school code for SAT is 4601 and for the ACT it
- Complete your application essay.
- Get a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from your guidance counselor or download it from the web.
- Complete and submit your application online
- Request your seventh semester transcripts be sent to Pacific.
Please make sure they are official transcripts in a sealed
envelope sent directly from your school.
- Continue applying for outside funding and scholarships.
- Begin the FAFSA form
and have it ready to mail or transmit as soon after January 1
- Submit your completed FAFSA to the processor as soon after January
1 as possible. Keep a copy of the completed form for your files.
- Make sure your application is complete (application fee, essay, letters
of recommendation, official transcripts, and official SAT I and/or ACT test
- Call and set up a campus visit if you haven't done so already.
- Talk to your admissions counselor about academic qualifications for Pacific's
Pacesetter Scholarship Competition.
- January 1st is the preferred application deadline.
- Make sure your FAFSA has been mailed.
- Ask your guidance counselor about Advanced Placement (AP) examination dates and
- Call the Office of Admissions for information on tickets to the annual Tom McCall
Forum held in Portland.
- Watch for the results of your FAFSA. It will arrive as the Student
Aid Report (SAR). If you need to make corrections, do so right
away to avoid a delay in processing your financial aid.
- Pacific University financial aid awards should be mailed very soon.
- Call your admissions counselor or the financial aid office with
any questions about your financial aid offer.
- Accept your financial aid award by signing the Conditions of Financial Aid Award
and Acceptance Form and send it to the Financial Aid Office.
- Sign and mail the Admissions Confirmation Agreement, along with the $200 enrollment
deposit and housing application to Pacific to confirm your place in the
next entering class.
- Make sure your deposit, housing application, and Confirmation
Agreement are submitted by May 1 so you will receive your room
assignment and Orientation schedule in the coming months.
- Talk to your admissions counselor about registering for classes.
- Return any loan applications and other financial aid documents
sent to you by the financial aid office for processing.
- Make sure your high school will send your final transcripts
(including graduation date) to the Office of Admissions.
- After you pay your deposit, you will receive a Student Health Form that should
be returned to us as soon as it's ready.