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Dear Stranger: College Edition letter exchange program allows Pacific University students to send letters free of charge courtesy of the Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement and the Pacific University Mail Room.
The Undergraduate Research Scholarship Creative Inquiry is seeking 12 students to explore "Imaginaries of Hope" through student-led, faculty-mentored projects in the arts and humanities. 
Jim Moore speaking
Political engagement tips from Pacific University's Dr. Jim Moore as written for The Oregon Way.
Two hikers exclaim over a climb in Chilean Patagonia
Explore the great outdoors through spring break and beyond with Outdoor Pursuits with whitewater rafting, day hikes, and beach trips! 
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.
March is National Athletic Training Month.
MSAT students participated at the 2021 Northwest Athletic Trainers’ Association (NWATA D10) annual meeting held virtually March 11-14.
Students on entrance wall of Pacific University
Applications for multiple 2021 Orientation positions are open now through April 16!
Students at voting info table in the UC
Pacific University is among a select group of campuses around the country and the only institution in Oregon designated as a Voter Friendly Campus for 2021-2022. The designation is the result in part of the university’s participation in the All-In Campus Democracy Challenge for Pacific Votes spearheaded by the Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement.
Whitewater Rafting on Clackamas River
Splash, hike, ride, or swim your way through spring semester with Outdoor Pursuits! Grab a friend and register for one of the upcoming spring trips, like the spring break whitewater rafting adventure, a hiking day trip in Tillamook Forest, an all-day stand-up paddle boarding experience, or the surfing day trip along the Oregon Coast. Or better yet, contact Outdoor Pursuits for a Build-Your-Own-Day-Trip on Sunday, April 25!