Alumni Benefits & Perks

The Alumni Association is pleased to offer Pacific University alumni the following benefits. 

The University makes no representations or guarantees regarding any of the benefits available on this page. All offers, quotes, or information are solely within the discretion and control of the third-party company.

Be sure to keep your record updated so you don't miss out on access to benefits.

Local Discounts

Employee Store Access | Occasionally we have the opportunity to offer alumni passes to the Adidas, Columbia and Nike Employee Stores. Update your contact information to make sure you receive emails about upcoming passes. 

Discounted Tickets | We often secure discounted tickets to events, games and shows in the Portland area. These opportunities are listed on our alumni events webpage.

Pacific Bookstore | Alumni receive a 10% discount on purchases made in person at the Pacific University bookstore. Discount does not apply to textbook or online purchases.

National Discounts 

Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental Discount | Pacific Alumni and friends are welcome to share our corporate discount through Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental services. Please reference the corporate account number XZ46SB1 and pin number GP4 when renting. Reservations can be made online or by calling 1-800-RentaCar. For additional information, please visit our instructions page.

Dell | Pacific Alumni are eligible for special discounts and savings on computers and accessories through Dell. Visit the Dell Member Programs page to see what exclusive offers are available. Make sure to have Pacific's user ID handy -- US22546814

U-Pack Moving | Pacific Alumni receive a $75 discount for U-Pack Moving Company. This deal is valid for any move in the Continental US. Use promo code ALUM75 when booking online or by calling 877-453-7274.

Hotel Discounts

(Please mention Pacific University rate when booking.)

Best Western Forest Grove - 15% off Discount
     3933 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, Ore. 97116 | 503-992-8888 | Website

Residence Inn Portland Hillsboro - 15% off Discount
      3160 NE Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro, Ore. 97124 | 503-844-7777 | Website

Alumni Perks

Baby T-shirts | When we hear of a baby announcement, we send a"Little Boxer" baby T-shirt, which are available in either 6-month or 12-month sizes. Your new baby announcement can be featured in the Class Notes section of Pacific magazineSubmit your birth announcement to Pacific Magazine.

Luggage Tag Holders | When we hear alumni get a new job we send a note of congratulations and a luggage tag holder that holds a business card. With your permission, the announcement will be featured in the Class Notes section of Pacific magazineSubmit your new job announcement to Pacific magazine.

Boxer Love Magnets | When we hear of a wedding announcement, we send a Boxer Love magnet with a note of congratulations. The announcement can be featured in the Class Notes section of Pacific magazineSubmit your wedding announcement to Pacific Magazine.

Pacific Pennants | Teachers and travelers can request a Pacific University pennant. Photos of alumni with their pennants traveling the world or in their classrooms can be submitted to the Alumni Association to be used as a Class Note in Pacific magazine. Submit announcements and photos to

University Services Available to Alumni

Application fee waivers | Alumni can save prospective students their application fee (cost varies by academic program). Specific questions about application deadline can be directed to the Office of Admissions at 503-352-2218 or

  • College of Arts & Sciences | In the Common App, applicants should choose Pacific University Oregon as one of their "My Colleges" and then indicate an alumni reference when answering from the fee waiver sources offered under "member questions."
  • College of Optometry | Pacific alumni can request to have their OptomCAS application fee waived by the College of Optometry.  To request a fee waiver, please email with your completed prerequisite worksheet and unofficial transcripts.

Other programs and colleges may also offer fee waivers, please contact the Alumni Association for specific questions at 503-352-2057 or

Gym Membership | Access to the track at Lincoln Park Stadium is free, but subject to availability. Please call 503-352-2848 for information regarding the use of the tennis courts or the workout room and other spaces within the Stoller Center.

Email | Alumni who graduated after 1993 can sign up for a free BoxerMail (Pacific University Gmail) account. The Technology Helpdesk can assist with accessing PUNetID login information. If you recently haven't been able to access your Boxer email account, you may need to contact the Technology Helpdesk at 503-352-1500 for a password reset.

Alumni Career Network | The Alumni Career Network is managed through This is a resource for students and alumni seeking career-related information and networking opportunities. Join by visiting the group page on

Career Development Center | The Career Development Center provides a full range of career preparation services, resources and opportunities for networking for alumni. Visit the Career Development Center webpage to learn more.

Transcript Requests | Alumni can order and pay for transcripts online. Transcripts can be produced as secure PDF documents, which speeds up turn-around time and eliminates paper from the process. 

Electronic transcripts cost $5 and rush orders are available for an additional cost. For more information, please visit the Registrar's Office or call 503-352-2793.

Health Clinics | Pacific University's College of Health Professions and College of Optometry have clinics open to the public where alumni and friends can schedule appointments for eye, dental and mental health exams among others. Read more about specific offerings at Pacific's clinics.

Course Audit | Alumni age 55 and over may take one College of Arts & Sciences undergraduate class free of charge. All other alumni may pay a per-credit fee to audit classes. To learn more about accessing this benefit, please contact the University Registrar at 503-352-2793.

Library | Alumni are eligible for a library card, renewable annually. Up to five items may be checked out for three weeks (five days for DVDs), renewable unless needed by another patron. To request a card, call 503-352-1400. Alumni also benefit from onsite access in Hillsboro or Forest Grove to the Library’s collection of electronic full-text resources and alumni have continued access to RefWorks. The Reference Librarians are available to provide reference service if needed. See the Library page for more information.

Outdoor Pursuits | Outdoor Pursuits offers alumni a discount on gear rentals and trips.

Travel Courses | Alumni are occasionally invited to take part in travel courses with current students and faculty. To learn more about current offerings call 503-352-2057 or email