Bruin Den closed tomorrow

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

The Bruin Den reopens today (Monday) with summer hours of operation (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.). However, we will be closed tomorrow (Tuesday) for our all-employee back-to-school meeting.

Volunteers still needed to help football players move in Wednesday

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Students will be arriving soon, and our first group of new incoming students will be our football players on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

These players work hard helping other students move into housing, and we want to show them some love and appreciation by offering this same service when they arrive.

We are looking for volunteers to be at the Stevens Center by 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 14 to help move football players into their living areas. There are approximately 40 new players arriving that day. We will be finished by 10 a.m. at the latest.

If you can help, please contact Megan Fisher at ext. 2112 or mfisher@georgefox.edu.

Volunteers needed to help honor coworkers at all-community meeting

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Help out in recognizing coworkers who are celebrating milestone anniversaries at this year’s all-community meeting, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 19.  

We in HR are looking for volunteers to help us with the presentation at the meeting. Each volunteer will speak for two to three minutes and honor a group celebrating a milestone by reminiscing about the year they were hired (don’t worry, we will help you out with content).

If you are able to help, please contact Nichole Drew at ndrew@georgefox.edu to volunteer. 

Please clear Wood-Mar lot next Friday for crane work

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Please have all vehicles out of the Wood-Mar parking lot by Friday, Aug. 16, at noon. The crane will be moving into place the new HVAC on the roof. 

On Saturday, the parking lot, Wood-Mar and EHS will be closed for the crane work. Thanks for your cooperation, and don’t get your car trapped inside the lot for the weekend!

All-community meeting is set for Aug. 19

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Make plans to join your colleagues at the all-community meeting, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19, in Canyon Commons.

The day will begin with a continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided midway through the meeting. The event will include a worship and devotional time, updates from President Robin Baker, and employee service award recognition.

Drivers needed for airport pick-up of international students

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

We are looking for George Fox-approved driver(s) to pick up first-year incoming international students at the Portland International Airport on Friday, Aug. 16, and Saturday, Aug. 17.

These pick-ups are clustered to scheduled times between 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. only. Pay is offered. If you would like more information, please contact Rebecca Hernandez at rhernandez@georgefox.edu or at ext. 2147.  

Student Accounts statements have changed

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

On Wednesday, Student Accounts mailed a bill to each student with a balance due. This new statement has a very different look and feel.

Change can be hard, even when it is positive change, so to assist with questions that may arise we have a web page designed to answer anticipated questions. If you would like to see what the new bill looks like or if you are helping someone with their bill, go to sa.georgefox.edu and choose “FAQ,” or you can search the George Fox website for “Student Accounts FAQ.” 

Come get website photo taken after all-community meeting

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Need an updated photo for the university website? Do you currently have the Bruin bear as your faculty/staff pic? The marketing communications team will be outside of Canyon Commons after the all-community meeting on Monday, Aug. 19, between 3 and 4 p.m.

No appointment is necessary. Just drop by and have your photo taken; the marketing communications team will take care of the rest!

New George Fox single sign-on process begins today

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

In following up from the all-employee meeting on July 25, we want to remind you that George Fox is changing its single sign-on process today, Aug. 7.

All current systems using single sign-on (ie. Library services, StarRez, Handshake, Slate, etc.) will be directed to a new login page. On Aug. 16, we will also add Gmail and FoxTALE.

Please note: The first time you log in you will be asked to enter a secondary email as well as choose security questions and an image. This is to confirm your account going forward; after entering this information in once, you will not need to do it again.

Questions? Contact the Service Desk at servicedesk@georgefox.edu.

Volunteers needed to help move football players into their rooms

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Students will be arriving soon, and our first group of new incoming students will be our football players on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

These players work hard helping other students move into housing, and we want to show them some love and appreciation by offering this same service when they arrive.

We are looking for volunteers to be at the Stevens Center by 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 14 to help move football players into their living areas. There are approximately 40 new players arriving that day. We will be finished by 10 a.m. at the latest.

If you can help, please contact Megan Fisher at ext. 2112 or mfisher@georgefox.edu.

This week is last chance to see international exhibit in Stevens Center

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

These are the last few days to visit the museum exhibit in the Stevens Center on international students and the English Language Institute. There will be a new exhibit next week on our Quaker heritage in the early years of the college.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Caitlin Corning (ccorning@georgefox.edu or museum@georgefox.edu). 

Don’t forget to complete Hadlock waiver form

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

As we approach the new academic year, all guests of the Hadlock Student Center must resign the waiver for the 2019-20 academic year.

Please take a few moments to complete the waiver, which can be found on our homepage or by logging to your MyGeorgeFox (formerly MyGFU) account to take care of this. 

Questions? Contact Rob Simpson at simpsonr@georgefox.edu.

Drivers needed for airport pick-up of international students

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

We are looking for George Fox-approved driver(s) to pick up first-year incoming international students at the Portland International Airport on Friday, Aug. 16, and Saturday, Aug. 17.

These pick-ups are clustered to scheduled times between 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. only. Pay is offered. If you would like more information, please contact Rebecca Hernandez at rhernandez@georgefox.edu or at ext. 2147.  

MyGeorgeFox is here!

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

The MyGeorgeFox (https://my.georgefox.edu) upgrade over the weekend was successful. Please log in and check out the new look!

Old web browser bookmarks that point to MyGFU should be updated to reflect the new website address. Please contact the Service Desk (servicedesk@georgefox.edu or ext. 2569) with any questions.

Share your gift of words with employees celebrating service milestones

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

Please take a moment to share the gift of words with our employees who are celebrating a “years of service” milestone. Feel free to thank them or share a favorite memory by adding a comment under their name on this form.

We’ll share your gift of words on cards, and present them at the all-community meeting on Monday, Aug. 19.

Please reach out to Kara Holcombe (kholcombe@georgefox.edu or ext. 2189) if you have any questions regarding the honorees.

Reminder: Please complete Hadlock waiver form for 2019-20

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

As we approach the new academic year, all guests of the Hadlock Student Center must resign the waiver for the 2019-20 academic year.

Please take a few moments to complete the waiver, which can be found on our homepage or by logging to your MyGeorgeFox (formerly MyGFU) account to take care of this. 

Questions? Contact Rob Simpson at simpsonr@georgefox.edu.

Changes coming to George Fox single sign-on

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

In following up from the all-employee meeting on July 25, we want to remind you that George Fox is changing its single sign-on process on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

All current systems using single sign-on (ie. Library services, StarRez, Handshake, Slate, etc) will be directed to a new login page. On Aug. 16, we will also add Gmail and FoxTALE.

Be sure to complete Hadlock waiver form for 2019-20

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

As we approach the new academic year, all guests of the Hadlock Student Center must resign the waiver for the 2019-20 academic year.

Please take a few moments to complete the waiver, which can be found on our homepage or by logging to your MyGeorgeFox (formerly MyGFU) account to take care of this. 

Questions? Contact Rob Simpson at simpsonr@georgefox.edu.

MyGFU is becoming MyGeorgeFox

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

As you may have heard, MyGFU is becoming MyGeorgeFox this Saturday, Aug. 3. The change also includes an upgrade to a new responsive and mobile-friendly user experience.

The system will be unavailable beginning Friday at 6 p.m. continuing through Saturday, Aug. 3. The new MyGeorgeFox URL will be https://my.georgefox.edu.

Please contact the Service Desk (servicedesk@georgefox.edu or ext. 2569) with any questions.

Please avoid parking in Hoover and Stevens lots tomorrow

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

We are thrilled to welcome more than 120 prospective students and their families to campus for Summer Visit Day tomorrow (Friday). For many of these visitors, it will be their first time setting foot on campus. We are so thankful for your involvement in making this a memorable experience for our guests.

As a courtesy, please avoid parking in the Hoover and Stevens lots so our guests can arrive on campus with ease. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kelly Friesen at ext. 2248.