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COVID-19 and Earth Sciences Department

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our department is following the University’s Return to Campus Plan for fall term. Staff will be working remotely, and the department’s office will be open for socially distanced in-person business by appointment (generally on Thursdays, but other options may be available). Please see our web pages for more information about courses and our degree programs.  See contact list below for where to direct any questions.

Please note the guidelines below.

  • Building doors are locked. Those with ID card permissions may still enter, but there is no public access. Deliveries will be accepted on Thursdays between 9:00 am-1:00 pm, or by appointment.
  • For University mental health support resources, please visit the Counseling Center website‐support or call the health center crisis hot line 541‐346‐3227.
  • For undergraduate‐related inquiries, please email Marla Trox at
  • For graduate‐related inquiries, please email Marla Trox at
  • For personnel‐related inquiries, please email Sandy Thoms at
  • For Payroll‐related inquiries, please email Sandy Thoms at
  • For accounting, grant, or budget related inquiries, please email Dave Stemple at
  • For Earth Sciences operations‐related inquiries, please email Josh Roering at

Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

Josh Roering
Department Head

Sandy Thoms
Department Manager

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