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Student supervisors, please make sure to complete the proper paperwork for any student planning to work in your department after July 1. Also, timecards will be locked on Friday, June 29, to prepare for the fiscal year rollover. 
Guggenheim fellows and Pacific University MFA faculty Chris Abani and Ellen Bass
The Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program Residency welcomes the public for evening readings by faculty writers June 16-22 in Forest Grove.
Children learn from teacher in the Cedar Classroom.
The Early Learning Community (ELC) still has a few open spots for the 2023-2024 school year in our blended 3rd/4th grade classroom. Children attending the ELC encounter a richly stimulating learning environment and nurturing, creative teachers.
Professor Andy Dawes and Kevin McGee '18 in Pacific's physics and engineering department laser lab
Engineering physics major and astrophysics minor join a robust Physics & Engineering Department that offers hands-on experience. The new major and minor open to students in Fall 2023.
MBA students in class
Have you thought about earning an MBA in Healthcare Administration or General Management? Attend a virtual open house to learn more and qualify for a $500 scholarship at Pacific.
Please be advised that parking along College Way and the parking lots along the south side of campus will impacted starting on Friday, Aug. 11, in advance of August Commencement.
Construction at Pacific Hall is officially underway! Contractors will be working onsite during the next few weeks to complete most of the demolition and abatement work.
Juneteenth flag
Join us for a short ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 15, to commemorate Juneteenth and acknowledge this important holiday. There will be remarks from President Jenny Coyle and light refreshments provided as we raise the Juneteenth flag.
Children make funny faces with hands over eyes.
Looking for a different school experience for your child — one filled with curiosity, discovery and exploring the world outside? The Early Learning Community (ELC) still has a few open spots in our 2023-2024 kindergarten class!
Book cover for "Smoking the Bible"
The Pacific MFA in Writing is thrilled to toast faculty writer Chris Abani on the selection of his collection Smoking the Bible as the 2023 UNT Rilke Poetry Prize winner, which recognizes a book written by a mid-career poet that demonstrates exceptional artistry and vision.