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Public Health Alert
The employee self-quarantined as soon as symptoms began. Pacific is contacting individuals who are known to have been in close contact and asking them to remain home and monitor conditions. The office space is closed for cleaning.
It is absolutely our intent to schedule an opportunity to celebrate the Classes of 2020 in person and give you an opportunity to cross the stage, whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, when it is safe to do so. The cancelation of the May ceremony is only an indication that this will not happen in May, and we are not yet able to reschedule.
Pacific is transitioning to online courses by April 1. Some programs are paused for this transition, while others continue. Learn more about how to make a successful transition to online classes. 
It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing new adjustments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of this pandemic is touching every aspect of our lives, and the situation is changing rapidly.
Dorianne Laux was recently selected as a 2020 Pulitzer Prize finalist in poetry for Only As The Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems (W.W. Norton, 2019).
Public Health Update
Pacific temporarily suspends all in-person instruction during the week of March 16; dates of resumption vary. Campus services continue, plan for remainder of semester. Pacific expands online tools for employee.
Public Health Update
Some graduate/professional programs will take break to move courses online; others begin immediately. More frequently asked questions.
Claire Argow
Pacific University is pleased to announce the naming of its social work program in honor of noted former faculty member and activist Claire Angevin Argow.
Public Health Update
In response to coronavirus pandemic, Pacific will move courses online, bring home students and faculty abroad, and cancel large events. Campuses remain open and students are welcome to stay.

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