Congratulations—You Got In to Pacific!

You’re going to do amazing things here! Your time at University of the Pacific isn’t just a journey; it's the personal journey of a lifetime, and one we’ll take with you. This web page is designed to help you prepare for life at Pacific and give you a glimpse into why our students love our campus and the city of Stockton. You'll find useful information and links to help you take the next steps as the countdown to school begins.

Pacific Students Find Community and Opportunity

We know how important understanding financial aid is to your overall Pacific experience. The financial aid website is a great place to start for resources and more information about the topics below. As always, if there's something you can't find on the website, or just want someone to walk you through it (and we wouldn't blame you at all!), you can contact the financial aid team.

It's not too late to file your 2021-22 FAFSA

If you haven't already, we strongly encourage you to fill out the 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid, aka the FAFSA, especially if you’re interested in being reviewed for potential grants or student loan opportunities. If you have filed, make sure you’ve sent it to Pacific; our school code is 001329. Need help? We have tips in our FAFSA Guide, and you can watch recordings of our recent FAFSA webinars on the financial aid website.

Read your financial aid offer letter thoroughly

Keep an eye out for an email with your financial aid offer letter. When you receive it, gather your parents or supporters and take 30 minutes to do an in-depth read of it. We know they're not the easiest thing in the world to understand, so we strongly encourage you to contact the financial aid team if you'd like help. 

Verification sounds intimidating, but we promise it isn't

You'll receive an email with instructions if you are selected for verification. If you’re selected, please don't be alarmed — you're not being singled out. The U.S. Department of Education selects about 30% of all students who file the FAFSA for verification, and many times, it's random. Verifying your information ensures that you will receive the maximum amount of aid you're eligible for. 

Join us for our Financial Aid Wednesday webinar series!

We're holding weekly webinars to discuss all of the above and explain some other commonly misunderstood topics. You'll also be able to ask your questions during a live Q&A after each webinar. Click here for the schedule and to sign up!

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Here For The Career
Tiger Perspective—Marlu Reyes

“I came to college to position myself for greater financial stability, and the career pathways that the Accounting major offers me have shown that I can realize that goal. I am very confident about where my career is heading. Pacific has prepared me to take on a high-pressure career with ease!"

LET'S CELEBRATE!
Events for Admitted Students

We’ve planned some fun and informative virtual events to welcome you to your Pacific family! Explore what your future as a Tiger will look like, connect with other students in your major, meet faculty, ride along for virtual tours of campus, and more. We're always adding events, so check back often. Parents, you’re invited, too!

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DIGITAL SWAG
Show Your Tiger Spirit on Social!

Represent your Tiger pride with Instagram and Facebook post templates, Zoom backgrounds, phone wallpapers and more for you and your family. Remember to tag @uopadmission when you post! #jointheroar

SMALL CAMPUS CARING
Tiger Perspective—Sarah Hess

“I was considering some other campuses, but ultimately I would have felt like a small fish in a big pond, whereas at Pacific, I get individualized professor attention. I really feel like the professors care about each student here, which I really like.”

Please note: This is a general timeline and subject to change. Check your portal for more specific dates. 

May 1

Deadline to confirm enrollment for first-year students

June - August

Mandatory New Student Orientation on June 24, June 25, June 26 and Aug. 16

July

Schedules will be provided during advising appointments

July 15

Priority deadline for delivery of final, official transcripts to the Office of Admission

Aug. 1

Payment deadline for Fall 2021

Aug. 16 - 22

Week of Welcome

Aug. 23

Classes begin

Contact Us
There Are No Silly Questions

We know that you're likely having a lot of emotions right now — excitement from being admitted, confusion about next steps, and everything in between. We're always available to answer your questions or get you in touch with someone who can. Don't be afraid to reach out!

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Helpful Pages

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FACULTY RELATIONSHIPS
Tiger Perspective—Cruz Gonzalez

“When I arrived at Pacific, I thought I’d be just another transfer student at the Conservatory left to my own resources, but from the audition day to my performances, the faculty have been there to help me in every way possible. The campus feels like a home where we can shape our ‘noise’ and ideas into definable pieces of art. It’s a great place to explore new music and see a smiling face around every corner.”

Welcome to the Pacific Family
Parents, This is Your Time, Too

We're very excited to welcome your family to Pacific and invite you to visit our new Parent and Family Network, a portal dedicated to giving you the knowledge and support you need to make a decision about which school your student will attend in the fall. You'll find helpful resources, important dates and upcoming events, and the support of a community of parents.

You've Come So Far. It's Time to Start Your Adventure! Let's Do This