Please review this information about midterm grades, failing, withdrawal, and academic resources

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Midterm grades provide an accurate picture of your academic progress so far this semester. Professors will be entering midterm grades between Feb. 24 and 28, 2024.

The last day to withdraw from a class in which you may be struggling without a graded responsibility is Sunday, March 17. If you withdraw from a class, your transcript will show a “W.” If you do not withdraw and receive an F in the course, your GPA will suffer.

To check your grades in Canvas, log in to the Dashboard. On the right-hand side of the screen is a button titled “VIEW GRADES.” Here is a link to your Canvas Dashboard.

If your professor has not yet given you a midterm grade, please contact them right away to find out where you stand in that course and have a conversation about your progress in the course.

Information regarding withdrawing from a class can be found here.

Students who received a D or an F on their midterms should contact their CAP coach as soon as possible to discuss the consequences of withdrawing from a class. If a student withdraws from a class, they should also contact their CAP coach to discuss their class schedule for future semesters. Follow this link to contact CAP coaches.

Academic resources for students are easily accessible on campus:

Students who fail all of their classes may have their financial aid package affected. If you have federal financial aid and are not passing any classes, please contact your student accounts advisor immediately.

If have any questions or need assistance, please contact

Check out musical performances tonight and tomorrow night in Bauman Auditorium

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Need ideas for a date night or an outing with the family?

The university’s music department invites you to a pair of concerts happening in Bauman Auditorium. Tonight (Friday), a Winter Chehalem Pops Concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., featuring this year’s concerto winners, Anna Medina (flute) and Maria Yin (piano). The concert will include music from Star Wars, The Chronicles of Narnia, and more. Admission is free, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m., join us for a faculty concert featuring original music by Olivia Pothoff and featuring Dwayne Corbin on drums, Aaron Barnhart on bass, and Ausdin Lemmons on guitar, as well as other guests. George Fox employees and students are entitled to one free ticket. Additional tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and may be purchased here.

Contact Kathy Harris at with any questions.

Enjoy Soul Food Friday with the Latinx Heritage Club this afternoon

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Hi all! Join us for delicious food at Soul Food Friday today (Friday) at 2 p.m. in the IRC (Moore House).

We’ll be having amazing conversations, and we want you to be a part of it, so don’t miss out. Let’s enjoy some pupusas and chat about community!

If you have any questions, feel free to email Ayahna Bahati at

Try out new cuisine at Canyon Commons on Feb. 27

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Join us in Canyon Commons on Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to explore a world of flavorful dishes with Althea Brown, our latest book club partner. This event spotlights her new cookbook that offers gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free Caribbean cuisine.

Best of all, Althea is offering a 50% discount on her cookbook to George Fox students and employees. Don’t miss out on this culinary adventure!

Please email Katie Anderson at if you have any questions.

Bridge Cafe will close early today

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

The Bridge Cafe will close early today (Friday) at 2 p.m. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Any questions? Please email Katie Anderson at

Watch ‘The Lorax’ with the Stewards of Sustainability Club and Comic Book Club on March 2

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Come watch The Lorax with the Stewards of Sustainability Club and Comic Book Club in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Join us in Hoover 105 next Saturday, March 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a good movie and snacks!

Feel free to reach out to Lilly McAfee at with any questions.

Plant vegetables for the Bruin Pantry with the Stewards of Sustainability Club tomorrow

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Enjoy being outside? Interested in gardening?

Join the Stewards of Sustainability Club tomorrow (Saturday) from 2 to 4 p.m., when we will be planting seeds in our club’s garden. We’ll be planting some cold-tolerant veggies with the goal of donating our spring crop to the Bruin Community Pantry!

The garden is located directly north of Roy Apartments, tucked behind tall hedges beside Bauman Auditorium. See a visual of the garden’s location here.

Feel free to reach out to Lilly McAfee at with any questions.

Take the opportunity to participate in research study on campus traditions

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

Austin Smith, a doctoral candidate in Baylor University’s Higher Education Studies and Leadership program, is looking for students to participate in a research study about campus traditions and their relation to culture at Christian colleges and universities. 

For this study, Austin will be coming to our campus from Feb. 27 to March 1 to conduct voluntary focus groups with students as well as interviews with faculty and staff. 

Participation is open to any student who has been at the institution for at least one full academic year, and will consist of participating in a focus group that should last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. He will be providing snacks as an expression of his gratitude for offering up your time.

Should you be interested in participating, please use this link to sign up for a focus group time.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Austin at or Sharia Hays, dean of student care & operations, at

Join the George Fox Prayer Network on Sunday for prayer walk

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

You are invited to the George Fox Prayer Network’s Newberg prayer walk on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 1:30 p.m.

We will be gathering at the clock tower before departing on a walk around town, praying for the spaces we inhabit and the people in it. Anyone who is passionate about the Lord and what he is doing in Newberg is welcome to come!

If you have any questions, please contact Madi Bailey at

Sign up for a chance to win $500 in Lip Sync Battle

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

One of Fox’s most entertaining traditions is coming up on Friday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium. You won’t want to miss out on this great show!

Lip Sync auditions are starting very soon, so get your friends together and sign up for this amazing tradition, which includes a chance to win $500. Sign up here to be part of the action. You wont regret it!

Feel free to reach out to Kara Holcombe at with any questions.

Plan to attend Jazz Swing Dance Night and The Dating Game

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

Join us at the City of Stars Banquet: A Jazz Swing Dance Night tomorrow night (Friday) at 8:30 p.m.!

Reserve your table for entertainment, delicious dining, and swing dance lessons. A table seats eight to 10 people; if your group has fewer than eight, you may be seated with another party. Formal attire is recommended. Don’t miss the swingin’ fun! Book your spot now, as there are just a handful of seats left!

Are you looking for love? Or maybe just a free dinner with a pretty cool person? Student Activities is looking for participants to be a part of our Dating Game, scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 1, in Bauman Auditorium! Click the link to sign up.

Here is a rundown of campus events coming up:

  • The Dating Game: Friday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in Bauman
  • Throwback Dance: Friday, March 8, at 7 p.m. in Stevens
  • Escape Rooms: Friday, March 15, TBD

If you have any questions, please reach out to

Save your spot for RESONATE 2024 concert tomorrow night

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

Please join us for our RESONATE 2024 concert with Jon and Valerie Guerra tomorrow (Friday) at 6:30 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101.

The Guerras are singer-songwriters based out of Austin, Texas. Jon describes his style as “devotional music,” a term he coined to refer to his musical style, as “less Sunday morning worship music, and more Monday morning prayer music.” His 2023 album, Ordinary Ways, was critically acclaimed and won Best Album of The Year at the Gospel Coalition’s yearly round-up.

We are so thrilled to host the Guerras at our event, and we hope you can make it. Save your spot here!

Please reach out to Emma Ray at with any questions.

Share and talk about songwriting at meetup tomorrow

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

Join us for another round of the songwriters meetup. We will listen to each other’s songs, talk about songwriting, and hang out. All are welcome! The meetup will be tomorrow (Friday) at 2 p.m. in the Bauman Greenroom. 

Feel free to reach out to Aaron Barnhart at with any questions.

Join mobility and climbing wall focus group to learn how climbing can be accessible

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

One of the significant places on campus is our climbing wall in the Hadlock Student Center. It is a place to challenge one’s body, lean into one’s ability to strategize, enjoy the depth of community, and try something new and different. However, it is also intimidating in the minds of some.  

Sometimes things need to be “adapted.” The world of climbing talks about “adaptive climbing” in relation to those who have neurological diseases, spinal cord injuries, amputations, and/or vision challenges that cannot be corrected with lenses. However, we know there may be other challenges that create barriers as well. 

We would like to make the Hadlock climbing wall accessible to all students and staff if they choose. We are pulling together two focus groups – one for students on Tuesday, March 5, at 10 a.m. and one for staff (TBD). We want to answer the question, “If climbing were to ever become an interest for you, what would have to change for you to participate?”

We would love to have anyone and everyone who would like to engage with our question to join us. We welcome and value your thoughts and perspectives.

Please email Dave Johnstone at if interested in joining us, or if you have questions. He will send you a calendar invite when we have a sense of the space/size needed.

Enjoy a free coffee and learn about the Associated Student Community

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

This is an open invitation to discuss student government (otherwise known as the Associated Student Community, or ASC). This group helps the institution understand the undergraduate community while providing resources and seeking to advocate to be change agents in and for the community. The different roles are varied and can be found here.

Each year, these individuals are voted into their roles. The election season begins in a few weeks and will gear up in March. ASC will send out additional details in the coming days.

In the meantime, if you would like to speak about the roles and the aspirations of the student government, Associate Dean of Students Dave Johnstone would be happy to do so over coffee or a meal! Costs will be fully covered. 

Feel free to reach out to David at if you have any questions.

Consider supporting DPT’s service trip to Uganda

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

This year, the university’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will be traveling to Uganda to serve their communities in need. While there, we will partner with local leaders and advocacy groups to provide training and collaborate in the treatment and management of people with disabilities.

Our time will be spent at two boarding schools for children with disabilities, as well as with local physicians and nurses helping run free primary care clinics. The DPT program cannot wait to see how God works through this trip for our students and those whom they will be serving.

With your support, we will be able to not only serve the people in the rural areas of Uganda, but also utilize the physical therapy and differential diagnosis skills we have learned in the program. Would you prayerfully consider supporting us with a gift today?

Give online through this link.

From all of Cohort 11, thank you for partnering with us!

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Garrett Cassio at

Have low-back pain? Sign up for free treatment with DPT students on April 10

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

Do you have any low-back pain? Our doctor of physical therapy students (along with licensed clinicians) will have a chance to evaluate your low back and set you up for success while getting you back to what you want/love to do!

Join us for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program’s patient evaluation day from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, April 10, in the Medical Sciences Building (448 Werth Blvd).

If you would like to participate/sign up/want more information, please email Li-Zandre Philbrook at for a spot. This will be a free event.

Attend tonight’s lecture on W.E.B. Du Bois in Hoover 105

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

The university community is welcome to a special guest lecture by Warner Pacific University President Brian Johnson at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday) in Hoover 105. He will present “W.E.B. Du Bois in African American Intellectual and Christian History.”

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, commonly known as W.E.B. Du Bois, was an intellectual, sociologist and civil rights activist whose contributions significantly impacted the African American struggle for equality and justice.

Dr. Johnson authored the biography W.E.B. Du Bois: Toward Agnosticism, 1868-1934. In the book, he describes the evolution of religious views from Du Bois’s birth until his resignation as editor of Crisis magazine in 1934.

Dr. Johnson is a sought-after speaker, accomplished professor, scholar and academic administrator. He serves as the first minority president in Warner Pacific University’s 83-year history. To learn more, visit this page.

Summer Online registration opens today!

Tuesday, February 20th, 2024

Take advantage of fully online courses this summer with the George Fox Digital Summer Online program. This affordable, flexible option is a great way to earn credits while still enjoying your summer break. Registration opens today!

Summer Online courses are less than half the price of regular tuition – and run for eight weeks (half the length of a typical class!), starting June 3. It’s a great way to get ahead and create space in your schedule next year.

Register today on MyGeorgeFox or learn more at

Survey: Help us build a young adults personal finance event for you

Tuesday, February 20th, 2024

Hello! We’re Team Personal Finance, a group of undergraduate business students partnering with financial professionals and churches to host an event that takes the fear out of talking about money and helps young adults think intentionally about their financial decisions.

We need your input to determine how we can host a personal finance event that is engaging, helpful, comfortable, and meaningful. You can partner with us to make this event great by filling out this two-minute, eight-question survey.

Thank you for helping us effectively serve the community in this way!

Questions? Feel free to reach out to Peter Nordlund at

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.