International

You're in! Checklist for Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to Pacific Lutheran University.  To complete your admission process, please follow the steps below.  We look forward to seeing you on campus!

  1. Submit your Enrollment Deposit here and complete the Residential Life housing request at www.plu.edu/applyreslife/.  You can also find a PDF of the Residential Life form here. To determine whether you qualify for off-campus housing, please visit the Residential Life website.
  2. Create your ePass and PLU e-mail account here.
  3. Complete the Online Payment Contract.
  4. Apply for an advanced standing (major), if applicable. Note: to declare a major in Education, Nursing or Social Work, an additional application is required. Applications are located here:
  5. Register for PLU classes. To start the process, e-mail Academic Advising at intlaadv@plu.edu. Transfer students, find pre-registration steps here.
  6. Take the Math Placement Evaluation online. (Degree seeking students only)
  7. Submit the Medical/Health History Record. Note: this is required for enrollment.
  8. Review the information about International Student Health Insurance here.
  9. Submit your PLU Master Housing and Meal Agreement available here.
  10. Pay SEVIS fee and apply for an F-1 student visa.
  11. Submit your final official transcript(s). Transcripts must be in a sealed envelope. Scanned or faxed copies will not be accepted.
  12. Submit an evidence of secondary school completion (Diploma), if the completion date is not on your final transcript.
  13. Review and follow the instructions to accept your Financial Aid Award Notice online.
  14. Check your PLU email account for your residence hall assignment from the Office of Residential Life.
  15. Review the International Student Orientation schedule here.
  16. Complete the New Student Arrival Form and email your flight information to intl@plu.edu. Consider using our pick-up service.
  17. Apply for the Global Campus Connection program that connects new incoming international students with current PLU students.
  18. Order or request to borrow bed linens before your arrival.
  19. Review the New Student Orientation schedule here.