Pacific University locations will open two hours late Wednesday, March 1, in alignment with local school districts. Campus facilities will open two hours later than their normal operations. Classes scheduled to start before 10 a.m. will be canceled or online at normal times. Check with your programs or faculty. The two hour-delay also applies to Pacific clinics and the Early Learning Community.
Hello! My name is Alex Brown, and I am a 3rd-year Optometry student! I'm really passionate about Visual Perception and the Contact Lens aspects of Optometry! When I'm not in clinic or class, I love to read, watch TV, and play volleyball!
Hello! My name is Alexia and I am a 3rd year OD student. I am excited to tutor and pass on my knowledge to help other students succeed and feel confident. When I'm not living in Jefferson Hall, I like to spend time watching shows or sports events (go Avs!), going on hikes, and drinking good brews.
Hello! My name is Alexia and I am a second-year Doctor of Physical Therapy student, originally from Washington State. When I'm not in school, I like to go on walks, go hiking, and find some new places in town to get some good food with friends! I'm excited to be a CLASS Tutor and help students feel supported throughout their academic journey through DPT school, sharing tips and tricks I've learned from my first year of school and from other tutors!
Hi! My name is Amber Higashi and I am a second-year DPT student. I am excited to provide students with different studying strategies and academic support as they transition into graduate level courses! Outside of school I enjoy watching movies, cooking, baking, and hiking.
Hello, I am a second year student in the optometry program and am originally from Washington State. Outside of school I love hiking, playing pickle ball, and baking sourdough! I'm excited to be a resource for students and help find strategies to help each individual succeed.
Hello, I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Vision Science program. I earned my bachelor's degree in optometry in 2012. My current research interests are in the field of optics and retinal health. I am excited to be a class peer tutor for optics courses and help Optometry students to achieve their goals.
Occupational Therapy and Writing Peer Tutor (she/they)
Hello there! My name is Carrissia, and I am a second-year Occupational Therapy student. My favorite occupations are going on road-trips, learning about the natural world, and spending time with my senior dog. I look forward to empowering students to explore different study strategies and succeed academically.
Occupational Therapy and Writing Peer Tutor (she/her)
Hello! My name is Cindy, and I am a third-year occupational therapy doctoral (OTD) student. My favorite occupations take place outdoors! I love to travel, go hiking, camping and kayaking. This will be my second year as a CLASS tutor, and I am excited to support my fellow peer to achieve their academic goals.
Hello! I am a third-year DPT student originally from Washington. Outside of school I love going out on hikes, running, paddle boarding, and snowshoeing! I am excited have the chance to be a tutor and help with the learning process and provide encouragement to my peers. I am looking forward to being able to pay forward the help I received during my first year in the DPT program!
Hi! I am a Canadian second year student at PUCO and I am looking forward to helping students succeed in their optometry classes. I love being outside as much as I can be and my hobbies include hiking and biking!
I'm a third-year student in the DPT program and am excited to be a tutor this year because I know that being in a study group with all different styles of learning helped me approach problems from different perspectives and get me through my first year! I look forward to sharing the study tips I've learned from my first year and helping other students find the learning style that works best for them. I've lived in Oregon for almost seven years now and love all the typical PNW things - hiking, biking, paddleboarding, craft beer, and hanging out with my new puppy, Tilly!
Hi there! I am a second-year optometry student originally from the beautiful Midwest State of Wisconsin. When I am not studying, I love playing Animal Crossing and hanging out with my pets. I also love hiking, biking, camping, and traveling. One of my goals in life is to visit every US national park. I look forward to meeting with you and helping you succeed in your studies!
Hello! My name is Gurdas and I am a 2nd year Optometry student. Outside of school I love watching movies and playing sports. I am excited to help students find study habits that work for them so they can succeed in Optometry school!
Hi, I'm a third year optometry student from Kamloops, BC. When not doing eye related things, I love to get outside and play soccer when there's some free time, or watch a movie if the weather isn't great. I look forward to helping out with some of the courses and providing different ways to reason through question or remember important facts.
Hello! I am a third year optometry student originally from Canada. On my free time I love to play sports and get outdoors. I am excited to help out my fellow optometry classmates because it can be hard to juggle all the courses at once but I promise it is doable and I can provide you with some tips that helped me along the way!
Hi everyone ! I am a second year pharmacy student here at Pacific University. I enjoy sharing knowledge and information with others. When I am not studying, I am probably playing volleyball, or watching a movie.
Hi! I am a third-year Optometry student from Calgary, AB. Outside of school I enjoy hiking, running, cooking, and visiting new places with friends! I am looking forward to helping students be successful in their optometry school journey!
Hi! My name is Kirsten, I am a second year DPT student. Outside of school I enjoy swimming, spending time with my friends, and doing puzzles. I'm excited to be a tutor because I enjoy assisting students with finding their study strategies and helping them towards their end-goal of being a health professional.
I am a third-year student in the DPT program originally from Vancouver, BC. Outside school, you'll find me on long bike rides, skiing, or climbing. I am super excited to share study strategies and continue enhancing my learning of material I am passionate about, all while helping my peers succeed!
Hello! My name is Laura and I am in my third year of the optometry program here at Pacific. I can't wait to help my peers understand topics I once was also new to learning, as well as learn new ways to think about topics from my peers! Let's tackle this grad school journey together!
Hi, my name is Maddi and I am a 3rd-year audiology graduate student. The first year of grad school is a challenging, yet fun year and I look forward to helping students accomplish their first year of grad school through tutoring. In my spare time I enjoy watching movies, trying new and fun places to eat, listening to live music, and hiking!
Occupational Therapy and Writing Peer Tutor (she/her)
Hi! My name is Madelon Jones, and I am a third-year doctoral candidate of the School of Occupational Therapy. Outside of classes, I enjoy hiking, running, interacting with animals, and meeting new people. I am excited to empower students and help them master new skills academically.
Hello! I am a third-year pharmacy student at Pacific University. I have lived in many states, but most recently moved to Oregon from Hawaii where I completed my undergraduate studies. Outside of school I love to hike, surf, go to the gym, and travel! I understand the challenges that come along with an accelerated program and I am very excited to provide support and help students find personalized strategies to achieve academic success.
Hey y'all! My name is Michael and I am a third-year Physical Therapy student. Outside of school you can find me hiding in a hammock somewhere, running at the coast, out on a trail with my pup Dari, or exploring some new restaurant/brewery. I'm super excited to be a part of the CLASS team and help support my colleagues through their time at Pacific!
I love eyes! I love optometry, and I believe that when we all help one another, it's good for everyone! I want to help my fellow optometry students because I think we owe it to our future patients to be the best providers we can possibly be.
I enjoy hiking, downhill skiing, water skiing, and exploring local restaurants! I am excited to tutor because I love helping other students understand the information at a deeper more meaningful level.
Hello, my name is Noël, and I am a third-year DPT student. I am excited to be a tutor because it allows me to provide support and encouragement to my peers during their transition to graduate-level academics, while also helping me to continue learning about subjects that I am interested in. Outside of school, I enjoy cooking, dancing, and trying out new restaurants in Portland.
Hello! I am a second-year Ph.D. student majoring in Vision Science. My research interest is in the field of myopia control. I am excited to tutor one of my favorite courses, Ocular Disease, and I look forward to helping my fellow peers however I can. Outside of academics, I love baking and gardening with my kids.
Hello! My name is Rebecca and I am a second-year student in the optometry program. I am originally from Minnesota but lived in Washington for a number of years. Optometry has been a passion of mine ever since I was young. Outside of school I enjoy reading, hiking, rock climbing, and cooking/baking! I'm excited to be a resource for students to help them succeed in class, achieve their goals, and build confidence in themselves.
Hi! I’m a second year doctoral student at the School of Audiology and am excited to be a CLASS tutor! I know how challenging the first year of an accelerated graduate program can be and I look forward to helping guide you through it. Outside of school, I enjoy exploring the beautiful PNW, searching for the best espresso, and volunteering in animal rescue.