Alumni Benefits & Services

The Alumni Association is pleased to offer Pacific University alumni the following benefits. If there are additional benefits you wish to receive as a member of the Pacific University Alumni Association, contact us at alumni@pacificu.edu and we will research it for you!

Alumni Perks

BABY T-SHIRTS | When we hear of a baby announcement, we send a"Little Boxer" baby T-shirt, which are available in either 6-month or 12-month sizes. The announcement will be featured in the Class Notes section of Pacific magazine. Submit your baby birth announcement.

Read more about perks for children of alumni.

BOXER LOVE MAGNETS | When we hear of a wedding announcement, we send a Boxer Love magnet with a note of congratulations. The announcement will be featured in the Class Notes section of Pacific magazine. Submit your wedding announcement.

PACIFIC GROWLERS | Limited edition Pacific University growlers are now for sale through the Office of Alumni Relations! The 64-ounce growlers are $15 and feature the university logo. They are the perfect addition to your Pacific memorabilia, or for transporting your favorite beverage. For those in the Portland metro area, take your Pacific growler to any of the restaurants and tap houses listed below to receive an exclusive discount! Quantities are limited. Shipping is available for an additional fee. Please visit the Abbott Alumni Center or call 503-352-2057 to purchase your growler.

  • Bull Run Cider
    $2 off growler fills
    Taproom to open soon at 2225 Cedar St., Forest Grove, Ore.
    www.bullruncider.com
     
  • Forest Grove Kombucha
    10 percent off growler fills
    *must use two Pacific growlers for fill station, please see Forest Grove Kombucha website for details
    NW David Hill Road and Thatcher Road
    www.facebook.com/HippocraTeas
     
  • ​Golden Valley Brewing (Beaverton location only)
    $8 growler fills
    1520 NW Bethany Blvd. Beaverton, Ore.
    www.goldenvalleybrewery.com
     
  • Main Brew and ABV Public House (next door to Mainbrew)
    10 percent off growler fills Tuesday-Sunday
    20 percent off growler fills Monday
    23596 NW Clara Lane Hillsboro, Ore.
    www.mainbrew.com
    www.abvpub.com
     
  • Pizza Schmizza (Forest Grove location)
    $1 off growler fills
    2042 Main St., Forest Grove, Ore.
    www.facebook.com/SchmizzaFG
     
  • Players Pub
    $1 off growlers fills Monday-Saturday
    2834B Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, Ore.
    www.facebook.com/PlayersPub?rf=199700693379262
     
  • Three Mugs Brewing Company
    $1 off growler fills
    2020 NW Aloclek Drive, Suite 108, Hillsboro, Ore.
    www.threemugsbrewing.com
     
  • Waltz Brewing
    $1 off growler fills
    1900 A St., Forest Grove, Ore.
    www.facebook.com/WaltzBrewing

PACIFIC PENNANTS | Teachers and travelers can request a Pacific University pennant. Photos of alumni with their pennants traveling the world or in their classrooms can be submitted to the Office of Alumni Relations and will be used as a Class Note for the Pacific magazine. Submit announcements and photos to alumni@pacificu.edu.

JOIN A TEAM | Alumni who are trying to create a team for a sporting event or activity can fill out the 'Join a Team' form. The opportunity will be posted on the Pacific University event calendar where interested alumni and friends can participate.

RECRUIT A BOXER | Alumni can save prospective students their application fee (cost varies by academic program). Specific questions about application deadline can be directed to the Office of Admissions at 503-352-2218 or admissions@pacificu.edu.

  • College of Arts & Sciences | Applicants should choose Pacific University Oregon as one of their "My Colleges" and then indicate an alumni reference when answering from the fee waiver sources offered under "member questions."
  • College of Optometry | Applicants can have their $25 fee waived by an College of Optometry alumnus. Click "Request a Fee Waiver" at the end of the online supplemental application, and fill in the name of the alumnus, year of graduation, business address, email and phone number. The alumnus does not have to pay the fee.

Other programs and colleges may also offer fee waivers, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations for specific questions at 503-352-2057 or alumni@pacificu.edu.

Campus Services

ABBOTT ALUMNI CENTER GUESTROOMS | The Abbott Alumni Center is home to two guestrooms with a shared bathroom. Alumni can stay in the guestrooms for up to three nights free.

Other guests may use the rooms for $40 a night. To request availability please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 503-352-2057 or alumni@pacificu.edu.

LIFETIME EMAIL | Alumni who graduated after 1993 can sign up for a free Pacific University "Boxer Apps" Gmail account. The Technology Information Center can assist with accessing PUNetID login information.

If you recently haven't been able to access your Boxer email account, you may need to reset your password. Contact the TIC at help@pacificu.edu to have this resolved.

ALUMNI CAREER NETWORK | The Alumni Career Network is managed through LinkedIn.com. This is a resource for students and alumni seeking career-related information and networking opportunities. Join by visiting the group page on Linkedin.com.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER | The Career Development Center provides a full range of career preparation services, resources and opportunities for networking for alumni. Visit the Career Development Center webpage to learn more.

TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS | Alumni can order and pay for transcripts online. Transcripts can be produced as secure PDF documents, which speeds up turn-around time and eliminates paper from the process. 

Electronic transcripts cost $5 and rush orders are available for an additional cost. For more information, please visit the Registrar Office or call 503-352-2793.

HEALTH CLINICS | Pacific University's College of Health Professions and College of Optometry have clinics open to the public where alumni and friends can schedule appointments for eye, dental and mental health exams among others. Read more about specific offerings at Pacific clinics.

Discounts

GYM MEMBERSHIP | Alumni may access the Stoller Center for $125 per semester. Access to the athletic center is included in an annual Boxer Club membership at the "Captain" level ($250) or higher. Access to the track at Lincoln Park Stadium is free, but subject to availability. Please call 503-352-2767 for information regarding use of the tennis courts.

ADIDAS EMPLOYEE STORE | Quarterly, the Adidas Employee store will offer 50% discount to the Pacific alumni, friends and family. Keep an eye out on the Alumni Association Facebook page for the coupon announcements!

PACIFIC BOOKSTORE | Alumni receive a 10% discount on purchases made in person at Barnes & Noble @ Pacific University. Discount does not apply to textbook or online purchases.

Educational Benefits

PACIFIC MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION | Pacific magazine is delivered three times a year and includes stories of interest about the University, as well as “Class Notes” which catalog what alumni are up to with job, marriage and baby announcements. Alumni can view the Pacific magazine online also. Alumni can submit announcements to Class Notes by completing this online form.

CONTINUING EDUCATION | Alumni age 55 and over may take one College of Arts & Sciences undergraduate class free of charge. All other alumni may pay a per credit fee to audit classes. To learn more about accessing this benefit, please contact the University Registrar at 503-352-2793.

LIBRARY ACCESS | Alumni are eligible for a library card, renewable annually. Up to five items may be checked out for three weeks (five days for DVDs), renewable unless needed by another patron. To request a card, call 503-352-1400. Alumni also benefit from onsite access in Hillsboro or Forest Grove to the Library’s collection of electronic full-text resources and alumni have continued access to RefWorks. The Reference Librarians are available to provide reference service if needed. See the Library page for more information.

TRAVEL | Alumni are occasionally invited to take part in travel courses with current students and faculty. To learn more about current offerings phone 503-352-2057 or e-mail alumni@pacificu.edu.