Pacific Information Center

The Pacific Information Center (PIC) is located at the Student life Front Desk in Clark Hall on the Forest Grove Campus and provides information as well as a variety of services for students.

Feel free to stop by or contact us during our office hours, Monday — Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., for any question.

TriMet Bus and MAX Tickets - Grove Link (Forest Grove Transportation)

  • The PIC sells individual TriMet/MAX passes
  • Public transportation system consists of TriMet buses and MAX, the local light-rail system
    • The MAX Blue Line travels from Hillsboro to Gresham
    • The MAX Red Line travels from the Portland City Center to the airport
  • Bus transit is available from Forest Grove to the Hillsboro MAX transit and additional locations
  • Tri-Met Trip Planner
  • GroveLink— Public Transportation in Forest Grove Community
    • GroveLink is public transportation for the Forest Grove community. Extending beyond TriMet's line 57 and max services. The GroveLink bus serves a greater part of the city, helping to link residents with downtown locales as well as with TriMet bus line 57. Service provide by Ride Connection.
    • View map and schedule.

Parking Permits

Parking permits are available in the PIC. All you have to do is fill out the registration form and sign it so we have permission to bill the $40 fee to your student account. You do not have to pay for your permit when you receive it, you just fill out the registration form and we will bill your account.

Learn more about parking on the Forest Grove Campus.

Movie Tickets

At the PIC we sell movie tickets at a reduced student rate for the Cornelius 9 Cinema as well as Regal Theaters in the area. These tickets are two for $12 but cannot be used for starred attractions or new releases unless they have been at the theater for 14 days. If you wish to purchase these tickets and want to use them for a starred attraction or new release you may have to pay an additional fee at the ticket window.

Contact Us

Kristen Overton | Student Life Administartive Coordinator
503-352-2254 |

Pacific Information Center
2140 University Ave. | 503-352-2200 |

Student Life Front Desk
2140 University Ave | 503-352-2200 |


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