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Orientation

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Fall Orientation 2021 and Move-In Schedule 

All New (Fall 21) and 2nd year Students - Residential, Transfer, and Commuter Students, and returning residential students must sign up to check in for Orientation and move-in.  Please fill out this form as soon as possible. 

If you have moved in early with athletics or voyages or did a late night check-in, your move-in will be slightly different. For questions about those specific details, please email orientation@pacificu.edu or your specific coach/voyages/Aunty Jana.   You will still need to check-in with Orientation on Thursday or Friday dependant upon your status as a student. 

Arrival Information and Dates:

Thursday August 26th - 

  • All New Students - Freshman - Mandatory - Residential and Commuter Students
  • Residential Transfer Students 

Friday, August 27th - 

  • All Transfer Students - Mandatory - Residential and Commuter Students 
  • 2nd year students (incoming students of Fall 20, Spring 21, and Summer 20) - Move-in and Orientation Activities

Saturday. August 28th - 

  • All New Students - Mandatory
  • Transfers -  Highly recommended
  • 2nd year students - Orientation Activities
  • Returning Students (non-second year) move-in

Sunday, August 29th - 

  • All New Students  - Mandatory
  • Transfer Students - Highly Recommended
  • 2nd year students - Orientation Activities
  • Returning Students (non-second year) move-in
    • You will receive a program of activities when you check-in to Orientation.

Arrival Information -
Link to Print Temporary Parking Permit

Thursday, August 26th - New Students and Residential Transfers 

  • Please park and walk to Cascade Hall Lawn to check-in to Orientation before going to your residence hall. See below for available parking locations. Here is a link to the Campus Map.

Orientation check-in -  

  • All students must check-in to Orientation (including early arrival students) on Thursday, August 26th, between 9:00 am and 1:30 pm.  
  • Once you have checked in at the Orientation tent, you will be given a list of necessary items to complete. 
  • Once you have checked into Orientation, if you live on-campus, you will be directed to your hall for check-in.
  • Once you have unloaded your items, you will be asked to move your vehicle to another parking lot to allow for others to move their car in to unload.

Parking Information:

  • Parking Lots D, E, and G will be closed for general parking until 1:00 pm. These will be for unloading to residence hall zones only. 
  • Parking Lots I, C, K, J, & P will be available for general parking until full.
  • *Please Note: Street parking is enforced by the city of Forest Grove, pay close attention to what is posted.

Welcome and Orientation Kick-off will begin at 1:30 pm on the Marsh Hall East Lawn followed by various sessions.

Friday, August 27th - 2nd Year Students and Commuting Transfers

Please park and walk to Marsh Hall/Old College Hall  Lawn to check-in to Orientation. See below for available parking locations. Here is a link to the Campus Map.

Orientation check-in -  

  • All students must check-in to Orientation (including early arrival students) on Friday, August 27th, between 9:00 am and 1:30 pm.  
  • Once you have checked in at the Orientation tent, you will be given a list of necessary items to complete. 
  • Once you have checked into Orientation, if you live on-campus, you will be directed to your hall for check-in.
  • Once you have unloaded your items, you will be asked to move your vehicle to another parking lot to allow for others to move their car in to unload.

Parking Information:

  • Parking Lots D, E, and G will be closed for general parking until 1:00 pm. These will be for unloading to residence hall zones only. 
  • Parking Lots I, C, K, J, & P will be available for general parking until full.
  • *Please Note: Street parking is enforced by the city of Forest Grove, pay close attention to what is posted.

Welcome and Orientation Kick-off will begin at 1:30 pm on the Marsh Hall East Lawn followed by various sessions.

Saturday, August 28th and Sunday, August 29th

  • Residential Students need to sign-up to move in to their residence hall
    • Check-in will be at the front desks of each building
  • All Students are invited to attend Saturday evenings dance on the UC patio from 7-10pm

 

Questions? Contact us.

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Applications for multiple 2021 Orientation positions are open now through April 16!