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Except in programs or settings where vaccination requirements apply, Pacific University students and employees will no longer be required to receive COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters to attend school or work.
MBA students in class
Connect on Zoom for our first MBA Open House of the year! Learn about Pacific's MBA program, ask questions and get help with your application. 
Changes in Google's pricing model means that Pacific will no longer offer unlimited file storage in Google Drive, with changes starting March 1. Find out what that means for you. 
Register now for Spring Intramurals. Indoor volleyball and 3v3 basketball are the first leagues of the spring semester beginning Feb. 5. Learn more about the full list of spring intramurals.
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All Pacific students and employees are invited to celebrate the inauguration of our 18th president, Dr. Jennifer Coyle ’90, OD ’93, MS ’00, on Thursday, March 9. The formal inauguration ceremony and reception begin at 4 p.m. in the Stoller Center. Join us for a week-long inauguration celebration, where we are proud to highlight the work of our students, faculty, staff, alumni and community at several showcases, lectures, demonstrations and more starting Saturday, March 4. University staff are also invited to lend a hand during the inauguration ceremony to assist with guest seating, shuttle driving and guest support.
Public Health Assistant Professor Adelle Monteblanco 
Public Health Assistant Professor Adelle Monteblanco has been recognized as one of 15 Emerging Scholars-nationally for 2023 in Diverse Issues In Higher Education. Learn more about her research, which focuses on inequality as it pertains to extreme heat and examining its health impacts on vulnerable populations.  
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Pacific was one of four institutions nationally awarded the pilot grant by the U.S. Department of Education.
Write for rights
There is a quiet power in writing letters, and this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Pacific University invites you to bring this power to bear on global injustice. Please join students in the UC Fireside Lounge from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, for treats and letter writing in support of Amnesty International's Write for Rights.
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2023 Pacific Café, Market and Starbucks hours of operation for winter and spring
From President Coyle
Recently, my grandson was teaching me how to draw a Pokémon character. He must have heard me sign when I made a mistake because, without even looking up from his paper, he said, “It’s OK to mess up, Grandma! Just keep coloring!”