Life on Campus 

COVID-19 policy changes and campus-wide communications are placed on this site.

COVID Vaccines Strongly Recommended

Vaccines are a critical step to slowing and ultimately ending the COVID-19 pandemic. George Fox University is strongly encouraging students and employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination, but will not require vaccination.

A campus survey in April 2021 with more than 560 responses found 90% of employees had received a COVID-19 vaccine or were scheduling one. At least 75% of our Newberg students have received the vaccine. (This percentage doesn't include 60 students who reported they planned to get vaccinated this summer but didn't updated their status.) Students and employees are encouraged to pursue vaccination using or

Where can I get a vaccine?

Students and employees can get a COVID-19 vaccine on campus at the Health and Counseling Center. Call 503-554-2340 or email

George Fox Will Continue to Monitor, Assess and Communicate

We want to assure the campus community that we will continue to monitor this international health situation in a measured and proactive way, and will continue to communicate to campus as planning and decisions progress.  

If you have general questions about COVID-19, you can call the state’s general information number 211, or visit the OHA’s website at for the latest on the outbreak and investigation, and tips on ways you can protect yourself. You can also visit the CDC website at for the latest on national and international developments, as well as additional resources for staying healthy.

For additional CDC resources and information on coronavirus, visit the CDC website  ( Español ) .