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Community Service
Civic engagement students partner with local Habitat for Humanity chapter to help construct new home.
Supported by an anonymous donor, EyeSmile links existing community health outreach efforts in the College of Optometry and School of Dental Hygiene Studies. Both programs have long offered mobile healthcare clinics to help provide healthcare to underserved populations.
Get out vote
Washington Monthly has named Pacific a "Best College for Student Voting" list, which measures how well institutions encourage their students to vote.
The Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement hopes everyone will participate in the midterm election on Nov. 6, 2018. As a college student, you have the choice to vote in Oregon or as an absentee resident of your home state. In addition to casting a ballot, there are opportunities to help register fellow student voters or inform others on election issues. 
The centers have consolidated to advance their shared mission to empower students to engage as active members of larger communities.
Pacific University has been named a "Best Bang for the Buck - West" institution by Washington Monthly in its 2018 College Guide & Rankings.
It is with great sadness that we have learned that Pacific staff member Bevin McCarthy passed away on Monday, Aug. 13.
Several years ago, Bishop began working with other alumni from the late ‘60s to raise nearly $70,000 to endow a scholarship fund as class gifts for their 50-year reunions. The Golden Guard Scholarship targets students with financial need in their third and fourth years at Pacific. Recipients are also first-generation college students.
As a college student, you may choose whether to vote in Oregon or as an absentee resident of your home state, whichever you now consider home.