Staff Senate

Upcoming Events

Boxer Boost

Next Boxer Boost is Thursday, 11/17/16! Join us from 3 - 4 p.m. on the Forest Grove and Hillsboro campuses for a break with your colleagues. Food and beverages provided by ARAMARK.
Hillsboro - HPC2 150
Forest Grove - Boxer Pause (Washburne Hall/UC)

Halloween Extravaganza

Monday, 10/31 - Sponsored by the Idea Committee and Staff Senate

Judges will visit offices between 9 – 11 a.m. At 12:30 p.m. all participants are invited to meet in HPC2 Atrium (Hillsboro) and Marsh Hall Lobby (Forest Grove) where photos will be viewed and winners announced. Please RSVP to if your office would like to participate.

Printable .pdf poster for Hillsboro Event
Printable .pdf poster for Forest Grove Event


Professional Development Opportunities

Watch for sessions coming Fall 2016

Interest Groups

Preparedness Lunches
Thursdays, Noon - 1 p.m.
Scott Hall, 205

This informal special interest group will meet weekly. Topics available by email. Contact for more information..

Crafter’s Lunch Break
Bring a lunch, a personal craft project, craft supplies and your crafty self! Gather with your crafty co-workers once a week to finish those half-finished yarn projects, overdue art cards, much-needed mending and those scrapbooks you’ve been meaning to do for years. It’s amazing what can be accomplished over the lunch hour. To learn more about dates and locations, please contact Deni Cadd or x3096.

Health & Wellness Opportunities

Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Milky Way
*Drop-In, no sign-ups

Pick-up Basketball
Fridays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Stoller Gym
*Drop-In, no sign-ups

Corn Hole Challenge League
Tuesdays, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: MPR/UC Patio
*Sign up with Angela Moberg ( or Peter Morgan (

Fitness Center Hours (Stoller)
Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Questions? Contact Angela Moberg, Director of Recreation and Intramurals

Send Your Suggestions to the Staff Senate

The Staff Senate serves as the official representative body of the University staff community by actively participating in campus governance.  The Staff Senate shall foster a spirit of unity and cooperation, providing representation of non-faculty personnel in coordination with the faculty and student governing bodies.  The Staff Senate shall also provide a forum for the exchange of information between members of the staff, administration, faculty and students.

— from the University Handbook

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