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Want to help develop community at Pacific? Apply to be a resident assistant for the 2024-2025 academic year. RAs develop relationships, promote safety and serve as role models at the university.
The Queer Experience
The 1990s was a watershed period for LGBTQ+ rights across the country. In Oregon and at Pacific, incremental gains were accomplished amid a climate of of fear and hostility. Through the social and institutional challenges, progress continued. Today, the university works to celebrate diversity.
Photo of Cascade Hall with the sun shining above it
Summer Housing is offered in Cascade Hall and is perfect for students taking classes, working locally, doing research, or simply needing housing.
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2023 Pacific Café, Market and Starbucks hours of operation for winter and spring
Lindsey Blem Student Affairs with Pres. Lesley Hallick
Lindsey Blem ’07 has received the Pacific University Splendid Audacity Award.
It’s spring break for undergraduate students on the Forest Grove Campus from March 21 to 25. Many, but not all students on the Hillsboro Campus in the College of Health Professions are also taking a break. Pacific University offices will remain open. 
Chenin Chappell is the new Bon Appetit catering manager.
Chenin Chappell joins the Bon Appétit team as the new catering manager.
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Pacific is working with the city of Forest Grove to conserve water. Beginning Monday, June 20, the university is shutting down the irrigation system on the Forest Grove Campus and will not be watering the lawn or plants for approximately one week. Water will still be available to students on campus in summer housing.
Jonathyn Hyde EdD
Student Affairs is excited to announce Jonathon Hyde, EdD as its new Dean of Students. Dr. Hyde brings twenty years of progressively responsible student affairs experience at a variety of universities, including private, public, land-grant, Ivy League and flagship institutions.
Clark Hall
The housing lottery for the 2021-2022 academic year begins March 12 and students may apply online through April 1. The lottery gives returning students first selection of rooms and roommates.