Attention students: 1098-T tuition tax statements available online

Thursday, January 26th, 2023

1098-T tuition tax statements for 2022 are now available online. If you have not done so already, you will need to grant consent to access them in this way. Instructions for how to do this can be found here. The PDF can be downloaded and shared with whoever is handling your taxes.

We are unable to distribute these for you. If you do not grant consent for online expedited forms, your form will be printed and postmarked by the Tuesday, Jan. 31, deadline.

To clarify yesterday’s Daily Bruin announcement, these statements are available for all students, not just student employees.

If you have any questions, reach out to the student accounts office or Drew Peters at apeters@georgefox.edu.

Attention student employees: 2022 1098-T tax statements available online

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

1098-T tuition tax statements for 2022 are now available online. If you have not done so already, you will need to grant consent to access them in this way. Instructions for how to do this can be found here. The PDF can be downloaded and shared with whoever is handling your taxes.

We are unable to distribute these for you. If you do not grant consent for online expedited forms, your form will be printed and postmarked by the Tuesday, Jan. 31, deadline.

If you have any questions, reach out to the student accounts office or Drew Peters at apeters@georgefox.edu.

Register for RESONATE 2023

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Join us for RESONATE 2023 to see and savor the goodness, truth and beauty of Christianity. The Apologetics Initiative is partnering with Reasons to Believe, Confident Christianity, Ratio Christi and more to explore why the Christian story continues to compel and allure us.

Authors, scientists, musicians and philosophers from around the country will join us for this two-day event on George Fox’s campus.

RESONATE 2023 kicks off Friday, Feb. 17, at 6:30 p.m. with a performance by singer-songwriter Jon Guerra and with our emcee Dominic Done introducing our speakers.

On Saturday, Feb. 18, our three speakers will give lectures followed by moderated discussions. Doors open at 8 a.m., and the first lecture begins at 9 a.m. in Canyon Commons.

Here are your RESONATE 2023 speakers and their topics:

Register here for free!

Sign up for Life Groups right away

Sunday, January 15th, 2023

The Office for Spiritual Life is hosting Life Groups this Spring 2023 (the weeks of Jan. 30 through Mar. 13).

Life Groups are small groups of undergraduate students who meet together for prayer, Bible study and fellowship. Groups meet weekly (for seven weeks) for 60 to 90 minutes. This spring, our groups will be either in person or via Zoom.

Life Groups through the Office for Spiritual Life will also be SPIL credit eligible if led by a GFU faculty or staff member. To sign up, please fill out this form by Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Most Life Groups will begin the week of Jan. 30. Your Life Group leader will contact you with additional details by the Friday prior to the start of your group.

If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Spiritual Life Office at spirituallife@georgefox.edu.

Apply now for an Emerging Leaders internship

Sunday, January 15th, 2023

Apply for an internship with Emerging Leaders by tonight.

We’re looking for current college students of color, and those who’ve graduated within the last year. Candidates need to have completed at least one year of college course work and hold a high school diploma or equivalent.

Internship areas available are:

  • Marketing & Communications
  • Technology
  • Operations & Projects
  • People & Engagement
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Business & Entrepreneurship

Click here to apply.

Check out ‘The Loudest Dance You Never Heard’ in the library tonight

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

Come dance with your friends under the neon glow of the library. Join us tonight (Friday) at 7 p.m. for “The Loudest Dance You Never Heard,” a Fox tradition we are able to bring back. Check out the Activities Weekly email for more details.

In addition, here are some more events coming up soon:

  • Polar Plunge: Friday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. in Hess Creek
  • The Dating Game: Friday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. in Bauman
  • Black History Kickoff: Friday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m.

Contact activities@georgefox.edu with any questions.

Help basketball teams welcome local youth Jan. 28

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

George Fox University is hosting a Local School Night out and offering local youth (K-8) free admission to our basketball games on Saturday, Jan. 28.

The women’s team tips off against Linfield at 4 p.m., followed by the men at 6 p.m.

Join us for fun activities such as sign making, Pennington and Mac the Wildcat dance offs, photos with the giant Pennington parade balloon and more!

Sign up for a Wilderness First Aid course held on the Newberg campus

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

University Recreation is hosting a Wilderness First Aid course from Saturday, March 4, to Sunday, March 5, at the Hadlock Student Center (Newberg campus). This course is open to students, employees and the public.

Wilderness First Aid is a two-day introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. It is specifically geared toward people that enjoy spending time outside, so that they can be better prepared to respond to situations that may occur when adventuring, playing or working in the outdoors. The course is taught by Mark Whitaker, a professional instructor with significant patient care and backcountry experience.

To register for the course and to read more details, please go here.

If you have questions, please reach out to AJ Heil (aheil@georgefox.edu).

Sign up for Life Groups right away

Wednesday, January 11th, 2023

The Office for Spiritual Life is hosting Life Groups during the weeks of Jan. 30 through March 13.

Life Groups are small groups of undergraduate students who meet together for prayer, Bible study and fellowship. Groups meet weekly (for seven weeks) for 60 to 90 minutes. This spring, our groups will be either in person or via Zoom.

Life Groups through the Office for Spiritual Life will also be SPIL credit eligible if led by a GFU faculty or staff member. To sign up, please fill out this form by Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Most Life Groups will begin the week of Jan. 30. Your Life Group leader will contact you with additional details by the Friday prior to the start of your group.

If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Spiritual Life Office at spirituallife@georgefox.edu.

Remember to utilize the online class schedule

Monday, January 9th, 2023

Class.georgefox.edu is a great resource for anyone needing to look up details on a class, including meeting times and location, teaching modality, enrollment limit and waitlist numbers, course description, instructor info, and add/drop deadlines. Just click on a class to see all the details.

Join the Master Chorus at rehearsals starting tonight

Monday, January 9th, 2023

Please join the university’s Master Chorus in a performance of sacred works for chorus, brass, and organ featuring Gloria by John Rutter. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. in Ross 208 and begin tonight (Tuesday).

The performance will be on Sunday, April 23. The group is free and open to anyone in the community! So you can familiarize yourself with it, here is a recording of Gloria. Questions? Contact Danielle Warner at dwarner@georgefox.edu.

Join spiritual life office for a day of service on MLK Day

Sunday, January 8th, 2023

On the first day of our “Think Outside the Fox” Week emphasis on serving with passion (Jan. 16-20), the spiritual life office would like to invite students and employees to join together for a day of learning and service alongside Doing Good Things! and SOLVE in Portland.

The event is set for MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 16. Please complete this form to register. The day plan will be as follows:

  • 9 a.m.: Continental breakfast and departure from SpiL House
  • 9:45 a.m.: Meet at Irving Park in Portland for service and learning orientation
  • 10 a.m.: Join SOLVE for MLK Day service project
  • Noon: Lunch and discussion on houselessness and litter/garbage service
  • 1-2 p.m.: “Walkabout” (prayer walk, distributing hot cocoa and socks, practicing presence and humanity with our unhoused neighbors)
  • 2 p.m.: Debrief and drive back
  • 3 p.m.: Arrive back at SpiL/Newberg campus

Undergraduate students who participate will be eligible for five SpiL/chapel elective attendance credits.

Contact Rus St. Cyr at rstcyr@georgefox.edu for more information.

All invited to join Master Chorus in performing sacred works, including ‘Gloria’

Thursday, January 5th, 2023

Please join the university’s Master Chorus in a performance of sacred works for chorus, brass, and organ featuring Gloria by John Rutter. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. in Ross 208 and begin on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

The performance will be on Sunday, April 23. The group is free and open to anyone in the community! So you can familiarize yourself with it, here is a recording of Gloria. Questions? Contact Danielle Warner at dwarner@georgefox.edu.

All invited to serve in Portland on MLK Day

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

On the first day of our “Think Outside the Fox” Week emphasis on serving with passion (Jan. 16-20), the spiritual life office would like to invite students and employees to join together for a day of learning and service alongside Doing Good Things! and SOLVE in Portland.

The event is set for MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 16. Please complete this form to register. The day plan will be as follows:

  • 9 a.m.: Continental breakfast and departure from SpiL House
  • 9:45 a.m.: Meet at Irving Park in Portland for service and learning orientation
  • 10 a.m.: Join SOLVE for MLK Day service project
  • Noon: Lunch and discussion on houselessness and litter/garbage service
  • 1-2 p.m.: “Walkabout” (prayer walk, distributing hot cocoa and socks, practicing presence and humanity with our unhoused neighbors)
  • 2 p.m.: Debrief and drive back
  • 3 p.m.: Arrive back at SpiL/Newberg campus

Undergraduate students who participate will be eligible for five SpiL/chapel elective attendance credits.

Contact Rus St. Cyr at rstcyr@georgefox.edu for more information.

University community invited to service opportunity on MLK Day

Monday, December 19th, 2022

On the first day of our “Think Outside the Fox” Week emphasis on serving with passion (Jan. 16-20), the spiritual life office would like to invite students and employees to join together for a day of learning and service alongside Doing Good Things! and SOLVE in Portland. The event is set for MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 16. The day plan would be as follows:

  • 9 a.m.: Continental breakfast and departure from SpiL House
  • 9:45 a.m.: Meet at Irving Park in Portland for service and learning orientation
  • 10 a.m.: Join SOLVE for MLK Day service project
  • Noon: Lunch and discussion on houselessness and litter/garbage service
  • 1-2 p.m.: “Walkabout” (prayer walk, distributing hot cocoa and socks, practicing presence and humanity with our unhoused neighbors)
  • 2 p.m.: Debrief and drive back
  • 3 p.m.: Arrive back at SpiL/Newberg campus

Undergraduate students who participate will be eligible for five SpiL/chapel elective attendance credits.

Contact Rus St. Cyr at rstcyr@georgefox.edu for more information.

Murdock Library posts hours over Christmas break

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

Following are the Murdock Library hours over Christmas break:

  • Dec. 17-18: Closed (24-hour space open)
  • Dec. 19-22: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (24-hour space open)
  • Dec. 23 through Jan. 2: Library closed, including 24-hour space
  • Jan 3-6: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (24-hour space open)
  • Jan. 7-8: Closed (24-hour space open)

The Portland Center Library will be closed Dec. 23 through Jan. 2.

Bookstore is open tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

The Bruin Bookstore will be open tomorrow (Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for midyear commencement. Congratulations to our matriculating Bruins!

Purchasing a new cell phone over break? Be aware of this info before you buy

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

If you get a new phone, here is what you need to know so you don’t lose access to your George Fox email, Canvas, Zoom or other apps that use Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). If you only use Okta Verify or Google Authenticator, the app will transfer to your new phone but not the account information.

Before purchasing a new phone, make sure that you have one of the following methods also set up:

  • SMS Authentication (text message)
  • Voice Call Authentication

Multi-Factor Authentication: Set up a Second Authentication Method

You will not be able to use Okta Verify or Google Authenticator until you go through the setup process again. Here are the directions to set up Okta Verify and/or Google Authenticator when you have a second method setup: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): I Got a New Phone.

If you got a new phone and activated it without SMS or Voice Call set up, then you must contact the Service Desk.

Questions regarding MFA? Contact the Service Desk at servicedesk@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2569.

Return your rented textbooks ASAP

Monday, December 12th, 2022

Don’t forget to return your rented textbooks to the Bruin Bookstore!

The Bruin Bookstore’s hours this week are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. 

Plant Services closed this Thursday

Monday, December 12th, 2022

Plant Services will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Thursday, Dec. 15, for our monthly work day.