Contact Us | Academic & Career Advising

Have a quick advising question?

Ask an Advisor by emailing us at or call 503-352-2800* 

*please leave a voicemail if we do not answer and we will get back to you as soon as possible

Advising Center Hours in AuCoin Hall 129

March 25-29 (Spring Break) Hours | 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Spring Semester Hours | 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or by Appointment

We are occasionally closed for staff meetings, lunch, and special events. We recommend making an appointment if you need to speak to an advisor. During breaks like Winter, Spring, and Summer the Advising Center will have limited in person staffing but you may make a Zoom or phone appointment, or email us with your quick questions. 

Current Undergraduate Students - Make an Appointment

Advisors are available for scheduled appointments with currently enrolled Forest Grove undergraduate Pacific University students. If you are a current continuing Pacific University student looking for academic advising help, please make an appointment with us through Calendly. If you have questions about Federal Work Study (FWS) please see this page for Work Study information

If you are seeking help with Career Advising, please contact a Career Advisor directly. 


*If you are working with an advisor already, please contact them directly via their contact information below. 


Graduation Check Appointment

After speaking with your assigned advisor, Juniors and Seniors can double-check that they are on track to graduate by meeting with an ACA advisor.

Graduation Check Appointment

Future Students - Email, Phone, and Zoom Advising Available

If you are a future Forest Grove undergraduate student and would like to schedule an appointment, please let us know what school you are currently attending and email us the most up to date copy of your unofficial transcripts. 

If you are seeking information on Pacific's Master's/Doctoral or other Professional Health or Graduate programs, please contact Graduate Admissions

Prospective and Future Students are welcome to email to set up an appointment. Please DO NOT schedule via the Calendly link as we desire to get you paired with the right advisor. When emailing us, please include:

  • The Pacific University major you wish to pursue
  • At least 2-3 days and times that you're available to meet
  • The most up to date copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Please email to schedule an appointment and we will get back to you within 3-5 business days. 

Career Advising for Alumni

We offer career advising support for alumni and we welcome you to connect with an advisor in your intended career pathway to set up an appointment. It will be helpful to tell the career advisor about:

  • Information on your current career goals
  • Your prior education (undergraduate major, degree, other previous education as applicable)
  • At least 2-3 days and times that you're available to meet
  • Information on the types of employment you are seeking


If you are seeking admissions information on Pacific's graduate and professional programs please contact Graduate Admissions

The Academic & Career Advising Team

sara olvera

Sara Alvarez Olvera | Advising Resources Coordinator & Office Manager

christine remenih

Christine Remenih | Advisor and Health Professions Advantage

rose dahl

Rose Dahl | Advisor and Professional Practicum Coordinator

lea griess

Lea Griess | Academic Success Coordinator

rudy sanchez

Rudy Sanchez | Advisor and STEM Advantage

mike shingle photo

Mike Shingle | Director, Academic & Career Advising

melissa vieira

Melissa Vieira | Associate Director

heidi wright

Heidi Wright | Internship Coordinator, Academic & Career Advisor

salena garver

Salena Garver | Community Relations Coordinator



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Academic & Career Advising
AuCoin Hall 129 |

Advising Center Hours in AuCoin Hall 129
Hours and Contact Information
Occasionally closed for lunch and special events