Admitted Student Spring Receptions

Spring Receptions have all officially concluded. These events will resume in Spring 2023 high school seniors.

2022 SoCal Spring Receptions

Your admissions counselor is holding several spring receptions in your area soon. This opportunity is open for our admitted students of Pacific University who are from the area. Come chat about last minute questions and/or meet your future classmate(s)!

Dinner & non-alcoholic beverages will be served:

  • Monday, April 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (2145 Eats in Orange County Area)
  • Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Pitfire Pizza in North Hollywood in Los Angeles, CA)

Coffee meetings on the following dates listed below:

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - Central Coast Area
  • Thursday, April 21, 2022 - Central Coast Area
  • Friday, April 22, 2022 - Los Angeles Area
  • Saturday, April 23, 2022 - San Diego Area
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - Los Angeles Area
  • Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - Los Angeles Area

Contact your admissions counselor, Chandler Paterson (, for detailed information on exact location and time.


2022 Hawaii Spring Receptions 

Pacific staff and faculty are coming to you! This is a two-part event with a virtual reception as well as the in person event the following week.

Part 1: Virtual Hawaii Reception on Sunday, March 13th at 5 pm Hawaii Time. Connect with current students and families from Hawaii, hear from alumni, learn more about Hawaii Student Support, and see the next steps with Pacific.

Part 2: In-Person Reception at the Waikiki Prince- Oahu.  Students and limited guests can meet with various deans and directors (Hawaii Outreach Director, Athletic Director, Financial Aid, Graduate Program Liaison, Admissions, and other Pacific Staff). At the event, families will be meeting in small groups in rotating sessions giving everyone the opportunity to chat and get questions answered. These spots are limited so make sure to register as soon as you can to reserve your spot!

  • Tuesday, March 29th at 7 PM at the Waikiki Prince (Check In begins at 6:45 PM Hawaii Time) - Full; at capacity
  • Tuesday, March 29th at 8 PM at the Waikiki Prince (Check In begins at 7:45 PM Hawaii Time)
  • Wednesday, March 30th at 7 PM at the Waikiki Prince (Check In begins at 6:45 PM Hawaii Time) - Almost at capacity
  • Wednesday, March 30th at 8 PM at the Waikiki Prince (Check In begins at 7:45 PM Hawaii Time)

*Please note: in order to safely socially distance, our receptions format has changed drastically from previous years. As the sessions are timed, we ask attendees to arrive by 6:45 pm (Hawaii Time) at the latest in order to ensure all who attend will have na equal opportunity to speak with our presenters.

Event Details

Receptions will be held at the Prince Waikiki Honolulu Hotel located at 100 Holomoana St, Honolulu, HI 96815 (855) 622-7558. Parking will be validated at the Hotel parking structure. Signs, as well as Pacific family members, will be located throughout the hotel lobby to direct attendees to the check-in/registration table.

Light refreshments (cookies and non-alcoholic beverages) will be available for pick up after the event has concluded; small raffle for Pacific swag is also included!

Any changes on the day of the event, reach out to your admissions counselor, Donna Ramos Barsana. Email: 

Contact Us

Donna Ramos Barsana '08 | Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Knight Hall | 503-352-2977 |

Gina Lee | Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Events Coordinator
Knight Hall | 503-352-2841 |