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College of the Pacific
Wendell Phillips Center, Office 110
Dr. Rena Fraden
College of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

College of the Pacific

Welcome to the College of the Pacific, the oldest and largest academic unit of University of the Pacific. Over 1,600 students pursue studies in 18 different departments, in 31 major programs encompassing the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the fine and performing arts. With guidance from over 160 dedicated faculty members, College of the Pacific empowers and prepares its graduates to be leaders in their communities and citizens who make a difference in the world. 

How John Muir Saved Yosemite
How John Muir’s incessant study saved Yosemite

As we celebrate the anniversary of Muir's birth on April 21, 1838, we also recognize our continuing responsibility to observe, interpret, and celebrate the value of his "sanctum sanctorum."  

Caroline Cox Boy Soldiers
Professor's final book published posthumously

Caroline Cox's book, "Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution," has been published posthumously by University of North Carolina Press. Cox, a history professor, taught at Pacific for 15 years before passing from cancer in 2014.   

Sacramentp Governance Summer Immersion Program
Spend the summer in Sacramento!

Pacific's new Sacramento Governance Summer Immerson program gives students from all majors the opportunity to earn 8 units while studying and working in Sacramento during the summer. 

Pacific to award honorary degrees to banker, writer

Pacific will bestow one of its highest awards, an honorary degree, to Douglass Eberhardt ’59 and Kate Moses ’84 during its May 14 commencement ceremony.

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Is it really give and take? New research examines how young people talk about oral sex

New research conducted by Pacific sociologist Ruth Lewis finds that, when it comes to oral sex, disparities persist – and young men and women tend to gloss over these gender inequalities.

Downtown Stockton

Guide to Stockton

Find the best places to eat, shop and have fun in our interactive guide.

Pacific Humanities Scholars

Pacific Humanities Scholars

A three-year accelerated program for students studying the humanities

Support the College

Your gift to the College lets our students thrive. 

Pacific Legal Scholars

Pacific Legal Scholars

Creating leaders in law - learn more about Pacific's Legal Scholars Program.