Contactless Library Pickup

Placing Requests for Contactless Pickup

Starting Monday, July 6, Pacific University students, faculty, and staff may place requests for print books and media from Pacific’s collections for pickup at the Tran or Hillsboro Campus libraries.

To request and pickup an item:

  • Place a request in the library catalog
  • Wait for an email notification telling you your hold is ready
  • Arrive at your chosen location with your BoxerCard during our contactless pickup hours
  • Follow the instructions provided at the library entrance to call our staff and let us know you’ve arrived

Please adhere to appropriate safety and hygiene measures when visiting campus, including:

  • Not visiting campus when experiencing symptoms of illness
  • Use of face coverings and proper hand hygiene
  • Following all indicated traffic flow patterns through buildings

Pickup Hours

Forest Grove | Tran Library
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10am-2pm
24-hour study space – BoxerCard needed for entry

Hillsboro | Hillsboro Campus Library
Monday: 12pm-3pm
Creighton Hall – BoxerCard needed for entry

Returning Items

All items can be returned via the book drop at the Tran Library on the Forest Grove Campus, or held until the Libraries re-open. There will be no fees associated with returning overdue/long overdue books if you wish to retain them until the Libraries re-open.

Who is Eligible for This Service

Pacific University students, faculty, and staff can place requests for contactless pickup.

What You Can Borrow

You can borrow print books and media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) from the university’s Forest Grove and Hillsboro collections.

This does not include items on course reserve, laptops, equipment, and other short-term loan items.

Questions and Help

If you need help placing a hold or have questions about contactless pickup, chat with us, or email

Tuesday, June 30, 2020