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Programs & Resources

Pacific contributes significantly to our three communities of Stockton,  Sacramento and San Francisco through a variety of programs. We offer health and legal clinics, educational opportunities and the ability to participate in numerous events while enhancing knowledge and educating members of our community.

Community Resources
Pacific is committed to being a good neighbor. Please take advantage of our current community outreach and partnership initiatives.

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Professional and Continuing Education

The Center for Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) is the community's primary source for adult continuing education. CPCE offers high quality class, certificate, and degree completion options for adults conveniently online, on-campus, and at our new state-of-the-art training facility on March Lane in Stockton. Detailed information on these programs along with registration information can be obtained by visiting the CPCE website at, by phone at 209.946.2424, or by visiting us at 1776 West March Lane (Suite 290) in Stockton.

The Westgate Center for Leadership and Management Development, offered through Pacific's Eberhardt School of Business, offers executive education both on and off campus. With innovative programming and renowned instructors, courses keep participants abreast of the transformations taking place in business management, technology and strategy. Find out more at the center's webpage.


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Teacher Resources

Math & Science Club Steeple Chase
Benerd School of Education
The math and science club instructs young teachers on effective ways to teach math and science.

Contact: Dr. Greg Potter


Delta-Sierra Science Project
Benerd School of Education
San Joaquin County Office of Education
Department of Physics, University of the Pacific

Provides professional development to rural educators in the field of science. The project teaches tools and tips to assist in sharing the knowledge with students.

Website: Delta Sierra Science Project
Contact: Dr. Greg Potter
Dr. Jim Hetrick

Reading plus Writing Equals Science Success
Marysville School District
Department of Physics, University of the Pacific

Provides professional development to educators in the Marysville School District.

Contact: Dr. Greg Potter

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K-12 Education and Mentor Resources

Saturday Partners in Education (PIE)
Student Life
Center for Community Involvement

Provides an opportunity for children to come to the Stockton campus and get a glimpse into college life. While interacting with college students on campus, kids will participate in a variety of games, activities and learning experiences that make college a real possibility.

Website: Saturday Partners in Education (PIE)
Contact: Center for Community Involvement 209.946.2444


TLC School

St. Mary's Interfaith Services
Elementary students from Transitional Learning Center (TLC) School have the opportunity to engage in physical activities with members of the Pacific athletic teams.

Contact: Jennifer Lee 209.946.2472


Book Buddies Reading Mentor Program
Benerd School of Education
San Joaquin County Public Library in Stockton

Reading and mentor support is offered. Students from the Gladys L. Benard School of Education are matched with local Stockton children in kindergarten through third grade to act as reading mentors.

Contact: Trevor Gatz 209.986.4341


Pacific Math Institute
Benerd School of Education
Region 23 Migrant Education
Mathematics Department University of the Pacific
Latino Outreach, University of the Pacific

Intensive summer program serving approximately 100 children annually.

Contact: Dr. Dennis Parker
Dr. Ines Ruiz-Huston
Assistant Provost Arturo Ocampo


University Jumpstart
Region 23 Migrant Education
Latino Outreach, University of the Pacific

Yearlong program for migrant adolescents and families. The program includes academic enrichment, college readiness, and parent and family education and other activities.

Contact: Dr. Ines Ruiz-Huston
Dr. Lynn Beck


Teacher Apprentice Program (TAP)
Benerd School of Education
San Joaquin Delta Community College& San Joaquin County Office of Education

Provides support, mentoring and encouragement for high school juniors to become math and science teachers. The program provides support for students who begin their college experience at Delta College before transferring to Pacific in their junior year to complete their teaching degree.

Contact: Dr. Marilyn Draheim


Gone to Work
ASUOP Structured Teaching Environments Promoting Success (STEPS)
This programs helps mentally disabled children and young adults transition into workplace by educating and encouraging good work practices for later in life.

Pacific Child and Family Parenting Program
Department of Psychology

Families from the Stockton community are invited to participate in the program focused on helping parents improve basic parenting skills.

Contact: Dr. Scott Jensen 209.946.7322


Individual Tutoring
Student Life/ Center for Community Involvement
One on one tutoring by enthusiastic Pacific students who are passionate about the Stockton community.

Website: Individual Tutoring
Contact: Center for Community Involvement 209.946.2444


Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement

School of Engineering and Computer Science
The MESA program supports educationally disadvantaged students to excel in math and science and graduate with math based degrees.

Website: MESA


Music Therapy Assessment and Services
Conservatory of Music
Stockton Unified School District & Lincoln Unified School District

Provides assessment and services for children in integrated special needs classrooms.

Contact: Dr. Feilin Hsiao 209.946.3194


Bilingual Financial Aid and College-Awareness Workshop
Latino Community Outreach Office
San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The workshop brings local 6th -12th grade students to Pacific where workshops in both Spanish and English are offered on financial aid, college preparation and high school graduation requirements. Childcare is provided throughout the event.



Community Involvement Program
CIP scholarship program has helped more than 1,000 students since its establishment in 1969. The program serves the educational needs of low income and first generation college students.

Website: Community Involvement Program
Contact: 209.946.2436

Teaching, Experimentation and Mentoring in Science
Graduate pharmacy students visit 6th to 12th grade classrooms for a yearlong science project and learning symposium.

Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry Workshop
Chemistry Department

A week-long workshop is offered to individuals outside of the University who seek to increase their knowledge of mass spectrometry by using state of the art professional instrumentation.

Contact: Professor David Sparkman 209.946.2604

Pacific Community Music School

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Pharmacy Community Health Services
Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy

The pharmaceutical care clinics and outreach events offer health services including falls prevention screening, Medicare Part D review, Medication Therapy Management (MTM), vaccinations, blood pressure screening, diabetes screening, cholesterol testing, bone density testing, and much more. Many of the health screenings are provided at health fairs and free to the community.

Website: Clinics 


Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Clinics
Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy
Clinics which serve adults and children with communicative impairments and disorders.

Website: Clinics


Pacific Dental Care Clinic
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
The Stockton campus dental clinic offers comprehensive, patient-centered oral health care to Central Valley residents from faculty supervised dentistry residents and preventative care from dental hygiene students.

Website: Pacific Dental Care Clinic
Contact: 209.946.7404 (main clinic phone)


Behavior Assessment and Intervention Clinic
Department of Psychology Graduate students along with faculty supervision offer behavioral assessments and behavioral intervention services to community members including children in the Stockton Unified School District and developmentally disabled children and adults.

Contact: Dr. Matt Normand 209.946.7317


Community Re-Entry Program
San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services

Provides services to individuals who were diagnosed with a major disability to assist them back to their communities.

Contact: Cris Clay 209.946.2132


CARE (HIV) Clinic
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

The CARE (HIV) clinic offers free oral health services to people living with HIV/AIDS. Checkups are available to identify infections or other conditions that negatively impact health. Care is provided to qualified patients who live in the City and County of San Francisco.

Website: CARE (HIV) Clinic
Contact: 415.929.6448 (CARE Clinic main line)


Hutto Patterson Pediatric Dental Clinic
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
Offers dental services to children from birth to 14 years old. The pediatric clinic also provides care to underserved children who cannot afford to see a dentist through the Kids in the Klinic endowment.

Website: Children's Dental Clinic
Contact: 415.929.6550 (Pediatric Clinic main phone)


Student Community Outreach for Public Education (SCOPE)
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

SCOPE is a student-run volunteer community service organization with a mission to develop dental professionals committed to improving the health of all people. SCOPE hosts and participates in dozens of community outreach events each year, including health fairs and school visits.

Website: Student Community Outreach for Public Education
Contact: Chris Miller 415.929.6427


San Francisco Main Clinic
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

The school’s Main Clinic in San Francisco provides comprehensive oral health care to thousands of patients each year.

Website: San Francisco Main Clinic
Contact: 415.929.6501 (main clinic phone)


Union City Dental Care Center
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
This satellite clinic is located in Union City and serves a number of East Bay Area communities. It has 13 dental operatories and is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment.

Website: Union City Dental Care Center
Contact: 510.489.5200 (main clinic phone)

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Legal Services

Legal Clinics
Pacific McGeorge School of Law

In these clinics law students acquire hands-on experience while providing legal services for underserved communities.

Website: Pacific McGeorge Legal Clinics
Contact: 916.340.6080


Rural Education and Access to Law/Justice Bus
Pacific students travel to rural areas across California to meet their clients in the field.

Legal Infrastructure and International Justice Institute
Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Promotes legal infrastructure around the world.

Contact: Linda Carter 916.739.7109

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Business and Economic Services

Institute for Family Business
The institute assists family owned businesses in developing solution to their unique business challenges and providing education, research services and access to regional and national expertise.

Website: Institute for Family Business


The Westgate Center for Leadership and Management Development
The center offers executive education both on and off campus.


The Business Forecasting Center
Founded in 2004, the center produces quarterly economic forecasts of California and 10 Metropolitan areas from Sacramento to Fresno and the San Francisco Bay Area

Website: The Business Forecasting Center


The Office of Economic Development
The Office of Economic Development participates in and provides opportunities for University students, faculty and staff to participate in activities that will promote the region's growth and development.

Website: Office of Economic Development

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The university provides a wide range of consulting services. For specific requests, please contact the individual School, Department, Program or Center.

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Center for Community Involvement
This online volunteer listing is an active way for Pacific students to sign up to volunteer in the community. The service offers an opportunity for local businesses, organizations, etc to have access to volunteers when necessary.

Contact: Center for Community Involvement 209.946.7489

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Arts & Culture

Reynolds Gallery
Department of Art and Graphic Design
The Reynolds Gallery encourages the exchange of artistic and cultural ideas, and provides Pacific students and the larger Stockton community with a forum to explore traditional and contemporary art and design. Admission to the gallery is free.

Website: Reynolds Gallery
Contact: Department of Art and Graphic Design 209.946.2241


The Brubeck Festival
Conservatory of Music
The Brubeck Festival is one of the largest annual events that Pacific hosts, it is a celebration of Dave Brubeck’s music. The event includes jazz performances, concert music, lectures and symposiums.

Contact: Steve Anderson 209.946.3970
Pat Eckert 209.946.3196


Pacific Music Camp
Conservatory of Music

Pacific Music Camp offers a wide variety of ensembles, electives, and social activities for junior and senior high school musicians. The camp attracts nearly 500 student musicians annually from across the western United States and beyond.

Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp
Conservatory of Music
Brubeck Institute
This is a jazz camp available to students grades 8th -12th.

Website: Summer Programs


Pacific Community Music School
Conservatory of Music

Website: Pacific Community Music School


Junior Band and Orchestra Camp
Conservatory of Music
Camp for grades 5-8.

Website: Summer Programs


Senior Computer and Music Composition Camp
Conservatory of Music
Advanced music camp for grades 9-12.

Website: Summer Programs


Senior Piano Camp
Conservatory of Music
Piano camp for grades 8-12.

Website: Summer Programs


Resident Artist Series
Conservatory of Music
The series is open to the entire Stockton community; resident artists present their personal work.

Contact: Conservatory of Music 209.946.2415


The Holt Atherton Special Collections

This non circulating rare collection of university research materials is held in Pacific’s library. The collection preserves and provides access to manuscript collections, book collections and the university archives for students, faculty and the general public. The Holt-Atherton Special Collections currently host: The Brubeck Collection, John Muir papers, University archives and the Western Americana Collection (unique materials emphasizing the history of California, the San Joaquin Valley and Stockton)

Website: Holt-Atherton Special Collections
Contact: Trish Richards 209.946.2404


Safe Trick or Treat
Dining, Housing and Greek Life
This event creates a safe environment for community members, children to come and trick-treat in a safe environment. The residential communities create appropriate and themed haunted houses, by utilizing community funding and other donations including candy. The residential communities also gather donated costumes to be handed out prior to the event at designated schools. Information is disseminated to local schools, shelters, etc.

Contact: Shauna Young 209.946.2862

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Pacific Sports Day
John Muir Elementary, Westwood Elementary & Kohl Elementary
A fun day of sports and skill building activities for children in the community with student-athletes. The Pacific athletes teach the children about health habits and hard work both on the field and in the classroom.


Jennifer Lee 209.946.2472


Sport Camps
These sport camps offer athletic skills and social skills building. Nearly 3000 youth participate each year. The camps are taught by Pacific student athletes as well as coaching staff. Current camps include; baseball, basketball, field hockey, golf, junior tiger dance, softball, soccer, swim camp, tennis, volleyball and Tiger Cub Camp.


Jennifer Lee 209.946.2472

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Weddings and Receptions at Pacific
The Pacific campus offers opportunities for both wedding ceremonies as well as receptions of all sizes. Morris Chapel and the numerous reception sites are offered to the public for reservation.

Website: Weddings at Pacific
Contact: Jan Wammack 209.946.2538

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Facilities Rentals, Conferences and Meetings

Conference and Events Services
The manicured campus reminiscent of east coast Ivy League campuses, boasts a variety of facilities perfect for any event. In the past, Conference Services has hosted non-profit walks, business meetings, political events, conventions, all varieties of receptions and gatherings, as well as numerous major productions.

Website: Conference and Events Services
Contact: Arlene Brown 209.946.7743


University Tours
Benerd School of Education
Stockton Public Schools
Free university tours.

Contact: Gaby Satvaldiyev

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Veterans Programs

Yellow Ribbon Program
This program works in partnership with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to fund veterans’ undergraduate studies at Pacific.

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