Admissions Events

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.

  • Thursday April 9: Athletics with Athletic Director Keith Buckley
  • Thursday April 16: Orientation & Student Life with Denise Giesbers (Director of the Office of Transfer Student Services, Greek Life and Orientation and Co-Coordinator of Veteran Services) & Lindsey Blem (Interim Dean of Students, Student Life, Clark Hall)
  • Thursday April 23: Financial Aid with Leslie Limper & Cassie Copeland
  • Thursday April 30: Advising & Registration with Mike Shingle
  • Thursday May 7: TBA
  • Thursday May 17: TBA
  • Thursday May 21: TBA
  • Thursday May 28: TBA

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

Virtual Junior Open Houses

Pacific's Virtual Junior Open Houses provide high school juniors and their guests an opportunity to interact with the Pacific University campus and community. You will see a Pacific 101 presentation by one of our Admissions Counselors and interact with a panel of current Pacific students and hear about college life!


  • Fridays at 11:00 a.m. PST: April 10, 24, May 8, 22
  • Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. PST: April 14, 28, May 12, 26

Space is limited. REGISTER TODAY!

If you would like to visit on a non-event day, feel free to join us for a virtual daily visit!

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 or

Upcoming Events

11 a.m. to Noon | Friday, April 10, 2020
3 to 4 p.m. | Tuesday, April 14, 2020
1 to 3 p.m. | Friday, April 17, 2020
Forest Grove
11 a.m. to Noon | Friday, April 24, 2020
All Day | Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Forest Grove
3 to 4 p.m. | Tuesday, April 28, 2020
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Friday, May 8, 2020
All Day | Saturday, May 16, 2020