Student Affairs Front Desk

The Student Affairs Front Desk is located just inside the main entrance of Clark Hall on the Forest Grove Campus. We provide information for visitors, as well as a variety of services for students, faculty, and staff.

The Front Desk is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 5:00pm unless otherwise posted. Feel free to stop by or contact us during our office hours with any questions.

Forest Grove Parking Permits

ATTENTION: 2024 - 2025 Parking permits and renewals are now available! Please note, by September 1st, 2024, all students, staff and faculty must have a valid, purple, 24-25 sticker on their parking permits in order to park on campus. 

Students, staff and faculty must register their vehicles to obtain a parking permit. Starting in July 2023, Forest Grove parking permit terms are transitioning from the calendar year (January to December) to the academic year (July to June). Permits must be renewed each academic year. The Student Affairs Front Desk manages Forest Grove parking permit applications.

Forest Grove Parking Permit Fees

Parking permit fees are charged to students’ university accounts. Costs for student parking permits are as follows:

  • $100 for a parking permit, permit renewal, or replacement parking permit

Complete the Forest Grove Parking Registration Form to request a new parking permit, replace a lost parking permit, renew an active parking permit, or just update your information (e.g. purchased a new car, permanent license plates arrived, moved to a new address, etc.)

New permits for new undergraduate students will be distributed at new student Orientation. (It may be held at the Clark Hall front desk if it is not picked up during the New Student Orientation.)

Bon Appetit staff will also need to pick up their parking permits at the Clark Hall front desk.  

All other permits will be mailed to UC Boxes as follows:

  • Undergraduate students: personal UC Box
  • Graduate students: program UC Box
  • Staff and faculty: department UC Box

Please allow time for processing.

Students are only allowed to have one active parking permit at a time. Faculty and staff may have up to two active parking permits. 

Temporary Parking Passes for Guests

Pacific University students, faculty, or staff members hosting guests for short-term visits or events can submit the Temporary Parking Pass Request Form.

  • Requests are reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis.
  • Guests will need to have a Pacific-affiliated host submit a request on their behalf. 
  • After the request is accepted the requestor will receive an email stating the pass can be picked up at the Student Affairs Front Desk.
  • Please note: Only the requestor or the visitor can pick up the pass unless a third party is specified on the form.

Learn more about parking on the Forest Grove Campus.

Residence Hall Poster Policy

University Departments and registered student organizations in good standing are permitted to submit posters/flyers for display in the residence halls, provided that they receive approval from Residence Life or Student Affairs staff and abide by the Poster Policy in the Residence Hall Handbook. Posters will only be hung by hall staff, and only in approved areas; individuals outside of Residence Life, Hall Government and RHA may not post any items in or on the exterior of the buildings.

To be approved, a poster must contain the following required elements:

  • The name of the sponsoring club or university organization
  • A description of the event/activity/initiative/service/course
  • The date/time/location of the event, if applicable
  • A contact email address of a host person/university organization
  • A blank/lightly colored 1”x3” space on the poster for an approval stamp if the poster has a dark/black background

For a poster to be considered, please fill out the Student and Organization Poster Request Form. Upon review, a staff member will reach out to provide further instructions on how to proceed with poster distribution.

Contact Us

Student Affairs Front Desk
Clark Hall | 503-352-2200 |

Upcoming Events

All Day | Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Forest Grove
7 p.m. | Friday, June 28, 2024
All Day | Thursday, July 4, 2024
Forest Grove
7 p.m. | Friday, July 12, 2024
7 p.m. | Friday, July 26, 2024
Noon to 1 p.m. | Thursday, Aug. 1, 2024
Forest Grove, Old College Hall
7 p.m. | Friday, Aug. 9, 2024
All Day | Thursday, Aug. 22, 2024 to All Day | Sunday, Aug. 25, 2024
Forest Grove


Mandatory annual testing will be performed from June 10 through June 28 on both the Forest Grove and Hillsboro Campuses.

It will be a long summer without coffee on our Forest Grove campus, but we have a new exciting coffee shop to be run by Bon Appétit opening in August 2024.

Mandatory annual testing will be performed from June 10 through June 28 on both the Forest Grove and Hillsboro Campuses. Testing will include fire alarms, horns/strobes, smoke detectors, elevator detectors, sprinkler systems and fire extinguishers in all buildings.