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Undergraduate students at 2023 Commencement
Did You Apply to Graduate? All students must apply to graduate, even if they don't plan to walk in the May commencement ceremony.
It will cost more to mail letters, postcards, legal-size envelopes and packages. The new year brings price increases for postage and shipping with the U.S. Postal Service. Some increases are already in effect, while others start on Jan. 21.
It's that time of year again. End-of-year tax reporting information for 2023 will be available to employees on or before Jan. 31 on Paycom. Bilingual instructions provided.
The Spring Intramural schedule is posted and registration is open for all leagues! Spring leagues include basketball, volleyball, flag football, pickleball, ultimate frisbee, soccer and more! All students, faculty and staff welcome!
Black and white photo by John Wimberley
The Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art is proud to announce "Chapters," its exhibition of John Wimberley’s internationally-renowned black and white photographs. These seldom-shown images represent distinct chapters in his artistic and spiritual journey.
Grant McOmie and Jeff Kastner
A connection between professor and student, a shared love of the outdoors and a unique two-way mentoring relationship has created an award-winning partnership between Grant McOmie '75 and Jeff Kastner '05, the team behind Grantʻs Getaways.
For most of 2023 Pacific University provided free COVID tests to faculty, staff and students. Check the expiration dates at the FDA COVID Test website and learn about how to dispose of and replace COVID tests. 
The School of Dental Hygiene Studies has received $25,000 from Permanente Dental Associates for the Development of a Master of Science Dental Therapy Program at the School of Dental Hygiene Studies.
Pacific university is offering an online training for faculty interested in learning more about the requirements of tenure and promotion. It's open to any faculty member including those on extended term appointments.  
Staff Senate is sponsoring a hot breakfast at the Jan. 24 All-Staff Meeting, which will be held in person on the Hillsboro and Forest Grove campuses as well as on Zoom. Register now for breakfast.