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It's time to complete the U.S. Census and it's never been easier. Census data impacts a number of critical services.
This May Day, Immigration Counseling Services (ICS) is offering a no-cost virtual legal clinic for DREAMers to renew Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA status. Register today for an information session.
Ellen Bass, MFA in Writing professor, featured in Good Times article. 
Asani Seawell, co-director of the health psychology track, was featured on The Fragmented Whole, a podcast about how the brokenness in ourselves is reflected in the world around us. 
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Social distancing can feel isolating, but no matter where you are, the Student Counseling Center remains open and available to any student. The SCC provides online coping tools & mental health resiliancy tips, teletherapy and referrals.
Trombley Square in Fall
Pacific University is committed to offering our rigorous and personally meaningful academic programs for students this fall. As Oregon prepares to gradually reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are implementing Gov. Brown’s plan by exploring every option to ensure that our students experience a Pacific education while staying safe and healthy.
Ellen Bass’ forthcoming book, Indigo, has just been released from Copper Canyon Press.
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If you're stuck in quarantine, you have the opportunity to discover, refine and flex your creative abilities.
The transition of Dr. Ann Barr-Gillespie into an expanded vice provost for research role will be delayed and Dr. Barr-Gillespie will continue in her role as vice provost and executive dean of the College of Health Professions at least through the fall semester of 2020, at which point we will reassess our operational and financial situations. Consequently, Dr. Mary Von will also continue as director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies, interim director of the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership, and associate dean of Faculty Affairs.
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Here's a quick reference guide to Pacific University resources.

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