COVID-19 Information

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If you have had an unwanted or confusing sexual experience, the Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC) is offering 24/7 hotline assistance: 503-640-5311.

Center for Gender Equity

The mission of the Center for Gender Equity is to promote equity around gender and sexuality, for Pacific students and the surrounding communities, through support services, education, and activism. 

Location: Scott Hall 127

Fall Semester 2021 Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am-5pm, Friday 11am-2pm

Support Services

We provide support services and a sense of connection and belonging to Pacific students, focusing specifically on issues of sex and gender.

Education

We provide educational programming to the campus and wider community on issues related to gender equity.

Activism

We strive to dismantle the systems of oppression that perpetuate gender inequity through coalition building and collective action.

The Center for Gender Equity (CGE) is open to everyone on Pacific University’s campuses and in the community, regardless of gender. We seek opportunities to cooperate with any group, as long as that collaboration furthers the mission of CGE. 

Volunteer or fulfill Practicum Credits with the CGE!

The CGE has a number of exciting opportunities for volunteers and practicum students. Please fill out our Volunteer & Practicum Application to learn more and apply to work with us!

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Headlines

When Title IX was enacted into law in 1972, few at Pacific University seemed to take notice. But it's clear in retrospect that the world of higher education had changed.

Wendy Fargo receives a Pacific University diploma on stage with Narce Rodriguez

Fargo is "a natural leader for the staff at the CGE," said Center for Gender Equity Director V Martin.

Stuart-Shuman receives diploma on stage with Narce Rodriguez

Stuart-Shuman "lives the inherent activism, candor, humor, and resilience that are hallmarks of this vital study," said V Martin, director of the Center for Gender Equity.