Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that can replace traditional textbooks and other materials in the classroom. Faculty at Pacific have been awarded summer stipends to recognize their implementation of OER since 2017.

As of Fall 2022:

On October 27, 2022, the Library and Learning Center celebrated student savings surpassing $1,000,000 from the OER program. See photos, videos and promotional materials from the Library and Learning Center's event here.

Interested in learning more about OER? Check out additional information here. The Library and Learning Center supports an OER stipend program every summer and applications will open the first week of March. Faculty can also apply for Retroactive Open Educational Resource (ROER) Awards, year-round, outside of the regular summer stipend program.