Student Life Office

Welcome to the Boxer Community!

The division of Student Affairs is committed to the development of each and every student of Pacific University. Our professional staff inspires students to become immersed in the college life experience by providing a nurturing environment that promotes personal, professional, and academic development in our students.

By joining Pacific University, you’re instantly part of the Boxer community that fosters a college experience well beyond academics. Student Life professionals motivate students to learn, lead, and engage in the division’s services. These services include counseling, on-campus housing, residential life, healthcare, recreation, physical education, and learning support services.

All Offices & Services

Dean of Students | Housing | Residence Life | Counseling Center | Outdoor Pursuits


Contact Us

Student Life Front Desk
503-352-2200 | 


Pacific University political science professor Jim Moore says the U.S. drone strike in Iraq Jan3 is consistent with Trump’s unpredictable, go it alone nature, often ignoring the advice of his advisors.

Moore delivered his comments recently on radio and television news programs. Local media and journalists around the globe know him as an expert on the Middle East.


Music student Leiana Petlewski playing the cello

A music scholarship at Pacific opened artistic doors for Leiana Petlewski ’21 and helped ignite her creative passion. She plays the cello in the symphonic orchestra and is a member of the dance ensemble. Now a junior, Petlewski is majoring in applied theatre and dance.

Journal issue cover

For the second year in a row, English students have work in the highly competitive international publications of the Sigma Tau Delta honor society, The Rectangle  and The Review.

Upcoming Events

Noon | Monday, Jan. 20, 2020
All Day | Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020
Forest Grove, Washburne University Center, Multi-Purpose Room (MPR)
All Day | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 to All Day | Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020
Noon to 1 p.m. | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
Forest Grove, Warner Hall, Dance Room 4
12:15 to 1:15 p.m. | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
Hillsboro, Creighton Hall, 514, 516