On-Campus Amenities

Commuter Lounge - FoxHole

The FoxHole is a space for you …

It is a dedicated commuter space located in the lower level of the Klages Center in the heart of campus. The FoxHole offers many amenities to commuting students …

  • There are comfortable couches and chairs for relaxing and studying.
  • The FoxHole’s kitchen has refrigerators and microwaves for storing and heating meals.
  • Many students use this space to eat with friends, study in groups, and relax between classes.

George Fox offers many spaces and amenities on campus to enhance your experience. Below is a list of on-campus places and amenities.

Bike Storage 

There are more than 15 bike racks around campus. If you would like a comprehensive list, including locations, please email commuterlife@georgefox.edu.

Bruin Community Pantry 

This year the Office of Student Life has started a food pantry to help combat the food crisis among college students. The pantry will be located in the Roberts Center.

Commuter VIP Meal Plan

There is a punch card available for purchase by commuters in the Bon Appetit office in Canyon Commons. There are 12 meals on a punch card for $75 ($6.25 per meal). These can be used in Canyon Commons for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Conversation Starters Form

We highly encourage you and your housemates/roommates to have a conversation about chores, guests, sharing food and the like. We will be mailing you a form in your campus mailbox the first week of classes. Please make time for a conversation with your housemates.

Counseling or Medical Services

George Fox University provides medical and counseling services to enrolled students. Please see the Health and Counseling Center’s website for more information. 

Lactation Spaces

If students would like to use a lactation space, please reach out to Darby Thiessen at dthiessen@georgefox.edu to learn more about specifics and locations.


There are lockers for rent located in the FoxHole (lower level of Klages). Lockers cost a $10 cash deposit. There is a limited number, and they will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email commuterlife@georgefox.edu to reserve yours.


The FoxHole lounge is located in the lower level of the Klages Center. Hours are:

  • 7:30 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Thursday
  • 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m., Fridays
  • 2 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday and Sunday

Students are encouraged to use this space to eat, study, connect with friends or relax between classes. If your group would like to reserve the FoxHole, please use this simple form .  This form should be completed a week prior to your reservation.  

Kitchen, Refrigerators, and Microwaves:

There is a kitchen located in the FoxHole for student use. It is equipped with refrigerators, freezers, microwaves and a fully stocked hospitality bar. There are additional microwaves located in the Bruin Den, Bridge Café, Intercultural Resource Center, spiritual life office and student life office for student use.   

Ride Share Program:

There is a ride share feature on Bruin Boards which is accessed through MyGFU. You can also use the “GFU Class of” pages on Facebook to post where you might need a ride or if you can give a ride.  Parking Permits  are also available to students.

Student Handbook:

The undergraduate Student Handbook applies to all undergraduate students, even if you live off campus. Commuters frequently overlook the alcohol and chapel policies. Please take some time to familiarize yourself with these as they apply to you.