Commuter Life

We offer programming designed just for our commuters. Our team is excited to get to know you as you live out your journey here at George Fox!

Have questions or just need to contact us? You can find us on Instagram (@gfucommuterlife), at, or in the Hadlock Student Center.

Our Mission : To make off-campus students increasingly feel a sense of belonging at George Fox through communication, advocacy and community building

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On-Campus Amenities

Whether you’re seeking a study spot, a place to hang out, or need counseling or medical services, you have a place on campus. We also offer lockers, a lactation space, lounges, a kitchen you may use, bike storage, and free food through our Bruin Community Pantry.

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Off-Campus Housing

Get all the facts on the criteria for living off campus, where to find off-campus housing, expectations for those who commute to campus, and more.

Student Concerns

If you are concerned about a student and would like someone to follow up, please submit a Person of Concern report through your community life portal.

If you have further questions, reach out to commuter life at or 503-554-2316.

Our Team

Did you know that nearly half of our undergraduate population commutes to campus? For that reason, we’re intentional about helping you find your place!

Our team strives to help every commuter feel known at George Fox. If you would like to set up a time to get to know a member of the team, simply email

Interested in joining us? Contact us to learn more about available positions.

2023-24 Student Leaders

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Chloe White: Commuter Assistant (Events & Programs)

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Annika Howell: Commuter Assistant (Events & Programs)

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Lauren Popescu: Commuter Assistant (Events & Programs)

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Reade Barber: Commuter Assistant (FoxHole Manager)

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Isaac Amaro: Commuter Assistant (Marketing & Communications)

Our Staff

Dave Johnstone

Dave Johnstone

Associate Dean of Students

Director of Commuter Life