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From President Hallick
I invite you to join me Monday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m. for a virtual commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hosted by the Office of Student Affairs and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, in partnership with the Undergraduate Student Senate and the Human Rights Council of Washington County.
Person wearing mask and gloves
This is an unprecedented time for everyone, and the COVID Response Team is here to help. The COVID Response Team is a group of student workers eager and willing to help with the various campus needs related to COVID-19. Students are dispersed on university campuses and at times studying remotely.
This IS Kalapuyan Land poster
Pacific University is proud to remember and celebrate the history, heritage and culture of Indigenous peoples during the month of November. Educational events include a museum exhibit, online library display, philosophy colloquium and movie screening.
Ballot Box in Forest Grove, Oregon
During this time when many people are experiencing anxiety related to the election (among other things), the Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement offers ten tips for staying sane during the election.
Election Watch Party in UC
Pacific University resources for election week 2020.
Ballot box
You've registered, you've checked your mailing address, you're ready to make your voice heard in November. But how are you supposed to decide exactly who and what to vote for? Making informed voting decisions can feel like an enormous project, but resources are available for making informed voting decisions in the 2020 election.
Jim Moore
Pollsters overlooked some critical factors in the presidential election of 2016, said Pacific University Politics & Government Professor Jim Moore. They seem to have learned from those mistakes this time, he said.
Boxers need only answer 8 simple questions to received personalized support for voting in November’s election. The Pacific Votes pledge is open to all students, faculty, and staff of Pacific University. Once completed, you’ll receive an email confirming that you’re on track and helping you finalize your plan.
National Honor Roll for Voting
The Student Voting Honor Roll recognizes American colleges that develop action plans to bolster student voter registration, and it ranks the schools based on their student voter registration rate. Pacific ranked 122 in the country and is the only Oregon university on the 2020 list.
Join the COVID-19 Response Team. Students on the team will have an important campus job supporting the university pandemic response effort. You will receive special training, team support, and can earn academic credit. Please sign up now if you’d like to join the COVID-19 Response Team. #BoxersUnite!!

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