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COVID-19 Vaccine & Booster Clinics
Pacific University is partnering with the Oregon Health Authority and FEMA to bring a COVID-19 vaccination and booster shot clinic to Forest Grove. All approved vaccine options, including first, second and booster doses, for those ages 5 and up will be available.
Public Health update
In keeping with an order from Oregon's governor, Pacific University broadens mask requirement to include outdoor settings.
Julie Abrigonde '23
“It turned into the most meaningful project I have produced,” said Pacific University student filmmaker Josh Joireman ’23.
Public Health Update
Masks will be required indoors across Pacific’s campuses, except in private office or lab spaces, residence hall rooms, or while eating or drinking. Students and employees, submit your vaccine or exemption documentation immediately. Learn more about Pacific's COVID-19 protocols and precautions.
Public Health Update
The CDC now encourages everyone — vaccinated or unvaccinated — to wear a face mask indoors in public areas where there is substantial or high transmission. While Pacific University is not implementing new mask mandates at this time, we strongly encourage all members of our community to follow this CDC guidance.
Class of 2023 physician assistant students
Oregon will lift most COVID-19 restrictions this week, and Pacific University is excited for the opportunity to take more steps back to normal operations, including teaching and learning, research, student support, and campus events. Effective July 1, most campus protocols will expire, including mask and physical distancing mandates. Campuses will reopen to the public, and we will begin the transition back to full capacity in classrooms and other operations.
Public Health Update
Fully vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear masks outdoors on Pacific’s campuses. Anyone who is not yet fully vaccinated must continue to wear a mask. All indoor protocols remain in place until further guidance is available.
Altamirano
Daniel Altamirano Hernández ’19 wants people to know that he and his colleagues at Centro Cultural are serving with purpose.
Pharmacy students and faculty prepare COVID-19 vaccine doses
Students and employees will be required to complete a full series of the COVID-19 vaccine at least two weeks prior to arriving on campus for 2021-2022 academic terms, including those starting in May, June or July. Current employees already on campus will be required to complete their vaccination series by Aug. 1, 2021.
Two Earth globes
Pacific University will allow undergraduate and graduate travel abroad under limited circumstances in the coming months.

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