Admissions Events

PacU Pop-Ups: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

These zoom sessions are designed for rising high school seniors & other high school students.  Counselors, teachers and recommenders are also welcome to join.  No prior registration is needed. Feel free to hop in and out of any session that piques your interest or stay for the whole day!

Registration not required. Click to Join: Zoom will open at 9:50 a.m.

Pacific Daylight Time:
10:00-10:40

Hawaii Time:
7:00-7:40

Pacific 101

Learn about Pacific University!  An admissions counselor will talk about the different programs and majors we offer.  Scholarship opportunities and other things that make Pacific stand out!

Presented by Derek Naegeli

Pacific Daylight Time:
10:40-11:00

Hawaii Time:
7:40-8:00

101 Q&A Session

Q&A following the Pacific 101 session.  Now is your time to ask your questions to a live admissions counselors to help you navigate and learn about Pacific University

Presented by Derek Naegeli

Pacific Daylight Time:
11:00-11:30

Hawaii Time:
8:00-8:30

Counselor Expertise: College Etiquette

You posted WHAT on your social media?  Tips on what to do and what not to do when applying for colleges.  Learn how these little things can set you a part from everyone or affect your college admissions decisions

Presented by Gina Lee

Pacific Daylight Time:
11:30-12:00

Hawaii Time:
8:30-9:00

Counselor Expertise: Timeline

Timeline that students should follow for college admissions success

Presented by Derek Naegeli

Pacific Daylight Time:
12:00-12:30

Hawaii Time:
9:00-9:30

Counselor Expertise: CC vs. 4 Year Institution

Different pathways to Pacific.  Learn about the different pathways to Pacific and hear from our transfer admissions counselor

Presented by Justin McRobert

Pacific Daylight Time:
12:30-1:30

Hawaii Time:
9:30-10:30

Counselor Expertise: CommonApp

Tips and tricks for filling out an application through CommonApp.org. Learn how to make your application stand out and what admissions counselors look for

Presented by Donna Ramos Barsana

Pacific Daylight Time:
1:30-2:00

Hawaii Time:
10:30-11:00

Counselor Expertise: Athletics at a Division III

Learn what the difference is between a DI, DII and DIII school.  Hear from a former coach and our Athletic Liaison on how to become an athlete

Presented by Jeff Grundon

Pacific Daylight Time:
2:00-2:40

Hawaii Time:
11:00-11:40

Pacific 101 in Spanish
This session will be held in Spanish.  Learn about Pacific University!  An admissions counselor will talk about the different programs and majors we offer.  Scholarship opportunities and other things that make Pacific stand out!

Presented by Rudy Sanchez

Pacific Daylight Time:
2:40-3:00

Hawaii Time:
11:40-12:00

101 Q&A Session in Spanish

Spanish Q&A following the Pacific 101 session.  Now is your time to ask your questions to a live admissions counselors to help you navigate and learn about Pacific University

Presented by Rudy Sanchez

Pacific Daylight Time:
3:00-3:30

Hawaii Time:
12:00-12:30

Financial Aid 101

What is a Financial Aid Letter and how will I know what to do?  Hear a quick presentation about the basics of financial aid and how to navigate your senior year from our very own financial aid advisor

Presented by Cassie Copeland

Pacific Daylight Time:
3:30-4:00

Hawaii Time:
12:30-1:00

Counselor Expertise: College 101 + Vocabulary

Common phrases and vocabulary that families will hear throughout the college admissions processes and what they actually mean

Presented by Madi Andrews

Pacific Daylight Time:
4:00-4:40

Hawaii Time:
1:00-1:40

Pacific 101

Learn about Pacific University!  An admissions counselor will talk about the different programs and majors we offer.  Scholarship opportunities and other things that make Pacific stand out!

Presented by Madi Andrews

Pacific Daylight Time:
4:40-5:00

Hawaii Time:
1:40-2:00

101 Q&A Session

Q&A following the Pacific 101 session.  Now is your time to ask your questions to a live admissions counselors to help you navigate and learn about Pacific University

Presented by Madi Andrews

Incoming Class of Fall 2020 - Lunch with a Boxer Series (virtual)

Join different departments each week for a virtual Zoom lunch meeting at 12:00 pm (Noon West Coast Time/PST)!  We know this is a time of uncertainty so our department leaders are happy to chat and answer any questions you may have regarding the current situation and your student's future at Pacific University.  Pre-registration is required for the Zoom lunch.  For parents of current high school seniors and for students matriculating to Pacific this Fall 2020.

Email our events coordinator, Gina Lee (glee@pacificu.edu), for more information or click on the link provided for registration to the Zoom meeting.  

Daily Virtual Visits on Zoom 

The Admissions team is here for you! While the current situation makes it hard for to schedule an in-person campus tour, we are still holding daily virtual campus visits. Register today to set up a one on one session with one of our admissions counselors to learn about the amazing opportunities Pacific has to offer and take a virtual tour of our wonderful campus located in Forest Grove, OR, just 25 miles west of downtown Portland, OR.

Held Monday through Friday

  • Morning session | 10 a.m. (PDT)
  • Afternoon session | 2 p.m. (PDT)

Future Events

Oregon Private College Week | High School Students are invited to come to ask questions and discover why an Oregon private college is right for you during Oregon Private College Week (OPCW)! Sessions are held concurrently on 10 campuses statewide.

Senior Preview Scholarship Days | Seniors in high school may attend one of these events. Attendees will earn an annual $1,000 tuition scholarship at Pacific University Oregon (total of $4,000 over 4 years). Students must apply and be admitted in order to receive the scholarship. 

Pacific's Senior Preview Scholarship Days provide high school seniors and their guests an opportunity to interact with the Pacific University campus and community. Throughout the day you will hear from an Admissions Counselor, meet with outstanding faculty, interact with current students and tour our beautiful campus.

Undergraduate Research Conference | Held in November, prospective students are invited to attend this conference to discover the research projects that Pacific students are involved in and the opportunities that are available to students.

Community College Visits | Our Transfer Team visits various community colleges in Oregon to meet with prospective students. To find out if they will be coming to your community college, please contact them at McRobert@pacificu.edu.