About PLU

Contact Questions

Who can I contact for...?

Academic policies and programs, faculty appointments, curriculum development, academic advising and assistance, graduate programs, and international study

Provost
253-535-7126
provost@plu.edu


General information, admission of students, publications for prospective students, freshman student registration, transfer, and advanced placement

Admissions
253-535-7151
800-274-6758
admissions@plu.edu


Transcripts of records, schedules, and registration

Registrar
253-535-7131
registrar@plu.edu


Financial assistance, scholarships, and loans

Financial Aid
253-535-7161
finaid@plu.edu


Fees and payment plans

Student Accounts
253-535-7107


Financial management and administrative services

V-P for Finance and Operations
253-535-7121


Campus parking, safety, and information

Campus Safety and Information
253-535-7441


Residence halls, counseling and testing, health services, minority affairs, international students, and extracurricular activities

V-P for Student Life
253-535-7191
stulife@plu.edu


Gifts, bequests, grants, and the annual fund

V-P for Advancement and University Relations
253-535-7177
advancement@plu.edu


Work-study opportunities and student employment

Student Employment
253-535-7459
stuemp@plu.edu


Career options

Career Development
253-535-7459
career@plu.edu


Summer sessions

Summer Sessions
253-535-7129
spacsummer@plu.edu


Alumni activities

Alumni and Parent Relations
253-535-7415
alumni@plu.edu


Worship services and religious life at the university

Campus Ministry
253-535-7464
campusmin@plu.edu

How do I contact a PLU student or employee (faculty or staff)?

Online: PLU student and employee email addressees are available online via a people search. If the person you are looking for is not listed, they may have chosen to be removed from this list or the account may not yet be activated.

Phone: On-campus students and employees can be reached by calling the campus concierge at 253-531-6900 to be transferred to the correct extension.

How can I get an official transcript?

To order a transcript, please visit the National Student Clearinghouse website.

Calendars

Where can I find a master calendar of events?

There is no central place on campus that coordinates all event information. You will find the event you are looking for on one of the following calendars.

PLU Calendar – A searchable database calendar of events, room reservations and related scheduling information.

Academic Calendar – Two-year calendar featured in the Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog.

Sports Schedules – Schedules and results are indexed by sport.

How can I arrange a visit to campus?

Phone: 800-274-6758
E-mail: admissions@plu.edu to set up a visit.

If you have some ideas in mind of what you would like to see and accomplish while you are here and we will do our very best to accommodate you.

Campus Tour Times:
All tours leave from the Office of Admissions in the Hauge Administration Building.

Monday-Friday
9:30-10:30 a.m.
10:30-11:30 a.m.
12:30-1:30 p.m.
2:30-3:30 p.m.

Saturday (Only available during the academic year)
10:30-11:30 a.m.
11:30-12:30 p.m.

For more information, including lodging and airport information, please visit this page.

Where is the PLU campus located?

Pacific Lutheran University is located 7 miles south of downtown Tacoma, Washington.

  • Take exit 127 off Interstate 5 and head east on Highway 512.
  • Continue on 512 for approximately two miles to Pacific Avenue S. (Parkland-Spanaway exit).
  • Turn right (south) on Pacific Avenue S. to 121st Street S.
  • Turn right on 121st.

Administrative offices, including the Office of Admissions, are located in the Hauge Administration Building near the intersection of 121st and Yakima Street S.

Applying to PLU

How do I apply for admission online?

Please choose the type of student you are to view information for each one.

Using Banner Web

How can I view my transcript online?

Current students only. Unofficial transcripts can be viewed and printed using Banner Web. Banner Web can be accessed from the Online Services link on PLU’s home page. Login to Banner Web using your User Identification Number (student ID) and your Personal Identification Number (birth date for first-time users). You may be asked to re-enter your PIN for verification. From the main menu follow this path:

Student & Financial Aid > Student Records > Academic Transcript