Sacramento Campus Life

University of the Pacific, Sacramento Campus is located on 13 acres in the stylish Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento and is home to the McGeorge School of Law, as well as graduate programs across the areas of health, public policy, education and business.

Breakfast, lunch, snacks, special events, speakers, student meetings, social gatherings or simply hanging out – it all happens at the Gary V. Schaber Memorial Student Center. Here you’ll also find the campus bookstore, student lounges, study areas and the Café Bon Appétit, which focuses on food sustainability while serving delicious meals.

Sacramento Campus Highlights

  • Only a 90-minute drive to exciting San Francisco
  • California’s first university, founded in 1851
  • Rated a Best-Value College in the U.S. by The Economist magazine
  • Sacramento is California’s state capital and home to exciting government
    and public affairs organizations

Safety and Security Services

Public Safety Services

Sacramento Campus Public Safety Officers have constant communication with the city police dispatch center and work closely with city officers.

Campus Safety Walk Program

Our Public Safety Officers will provide an escort for students and staff members to and from campus parking lots, offices and campus residences. To request a Safe Walk escort, call 916.739.7200 or contact the attendant on duty at the Law Library circulation desk.

Staying active and healthy

Pacific has a variety of on-campus services to meet your health care needs and promote a healthy lifestyle. Visit a doctor or hit the gym without leaving campus, and stay active and happy.

Cowell Wellness Center

UOP Sacramento’s Cowell Wellness Center includes Student Health Services and Counseling Services, and its staff are ready to help you with anything from primary care services for the treatment of minor illnesses and injuries, to routine physicals and immunizations, to medication management and women’s care. Counseling Services helps students who are encountering depression, anxiety, adjustment problems and/or who are experiencing emotional distress. You can easily book appointments online and the office is adjacent to the campus, making it easily accessible.

Recreation Center

Along with a swimming pool and ping pong table outside, there are weight machines, free weights, treadmills and bicycle machines.

Counseling Services

We have two therapists on the Sacramento campus with a wealth of experience providing therapy to students with the many concerns that can impact your transition to, or success in, school. Students are often seen for anxiety, depression, stress management, relationship issues, substance abuse and more.

Student do yoga on the quad on a sunny day

Feeling hungry?

In addition to on-campus dining options, Sacramento offers a range of locally and globally inspired cuisine. Whether you're seeking a cheeseburger, Korean barbecue, pho, halal or anything else you might desire, you'll find it nearby in Sacramento.