Office ofAlumni and Constituent Relations

PLU Homecoming

Saturday, September 29th

Nursing Alumni Board Annual Business Meeting
9:00am - 10:00am, Free
Regency Room, Anderson University Center
Join the Nursing Alumni Board for their annual business meeting and coffee social.

Alumni Tennis Match
9:00am - 12:00pm, Free
PLU Tennis Courts
Lute Alumni Tennis players are invited back to this match in their honor. Men will play from 9:00am-11:00am and lunch will follow.  Women will enjoy breakfast from 10:00am - 11:00am, and play their matches from 11:00am - 1:00pm. For more information and to register for free call Women's Coach Lorrie Wood at 253.535.7352 or email at or call Men's Coach Rocky Poulin 253-632-3496 or email at

Men’s Basketball Alumni Tournament
9:00am - 12:00pm, Free*
Olson Auditorium
Come enjoy a casual tournament with fellow Men’s Lute Basketball Alumni! For further details contact Steve Dickerson at 253-535-8452 or at
*If you would like to order a t-shirt from the event, they will be available the day of the tournament and checks can be made out to PLU Men's Basketball for $10.
Register Here

Alumni Awards Brunch
10:00am, $20
Chris Knutzen Hall, Anderson University Center
ALL alumni and friends are invited to this special Brunch celebrating our common affinity to PLU!  Join us for a morning of student entertainment, delicious food and the opportunity to honor the 2012 Alumni Award Recipients.

Cross Country Meet: PLU Invitational
10:00am, Free
PLU Golf Course
The Women’s and Men’s Cross Country teams are hosting a home meet. The 8k Men’s run will begin at 10:00 am. The 6k Women’s run will begin at 11:00 am. Alumni may register for free by emailing coach Heather Kreier at

Alumni Swim Meet
10:30am, Free
PLU Pool
The Swim team will be hosting the Annual Alumni Meet. Following the meet there will be a BBQ Patio Party. For registration or more information contact PLU Swim Coach Matt Sellman at (253) 535-7370 or

"Chaser’s Racers” Reunion
The men who swam for Coach Gary Chase “Chasers Racers” are encouraged to gather at the PLU pool for the Alumni Swim Meet beginning at 10:30am. We encourage as many of you as possible to register to "swim" and the rest to show your support for the current team and all alumni swimmers by attending! Following the meet you will reconvene at the 21-21 before heading out to the football game. Following the game, there will be an opportunity to meet up again at The Firehouse Deli across from Sparks Stadium. Finally, we encourage you to attend the PLU Homecoming Soiree at the Hotel Murano. It will be a great place to meet the new PLU president and to catch up with other alumni friends.

Campus Tour
Anderson Clock Tower

Tour of University Archives
11:30am - 1:30pm, Free
Third Floor, Mortvedt Library
Explore PLU's vast collection with University Archivist Kris Ringdahl '82.

Class of 1992 Pre-Game Event
11:00am, $10
Sparks Firehouse Deli
Class Rep Rebecca Benson invites her 1992 classmates for a time to reconnect and have some pre-game fun and refreshments. Your price of the event includes your ticket to the game.

homecomingFun For Lutes of All Ages!
Homecoming Football Game and Tent

Homecoming Tent 11:30am - 12:30pm, Free with admission to the game
Game Time 12:30pm, Sparks Stadium, Various Prices
PLU Lutes take on the Linfield Wildcats in this year’s Homecoming football game. Stop by the Homecoming Tent before and during the game for treats, opportunities to bolster your Lute Spirit and most importantly, connect with other Lutes! Activities include face painting, a balloon artist, bouncy house and craft activities for little Lutes. For our older Lutes, you can enjoy the photo booth and designated areas for your class to socialize, plus many giveaways and contests. Enjoy the fun with all kinds of Lutes!
Q Club Members and Lute Club at the Supporter Level may use their Athletic Pass. To request a pass please call (253) 535-7177.

Campus Tours
Anderson Clock Tower

University Gallery Exhibition
12:30pm - 2:00pm, Free
University Gallery, Aida Ingram Hall

Class of 1962 50th Anniversary Celebration
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Free
Courtyard by Marriott Tacoma Downtown
The Class of 1962 is invited to a special reunion event in downtown Tacoma. Join your fellow classmates, reconnect with friends and reminisce about your student days.

Homecoming Soiree
7:00pm Reunions
7:30pm All Alumni and Friends
Hotel Murano, $35
Spend the evening with fellow Lutes reconnecting over good food, good fun and good festivities! Join us at the Hotel Murano for a progressive evening of gathering with your classmates, teammates, roommates or friends to reconnect. Since this will be the culmination of the inauguration events, help us welcome the new President of PLU Thomas Krise and his spouse Patricia Krise at their first PLU Homecoming.Hors d’ oeuvres, drinks and dancing will all be a part of the evening, and provide you opportunities for significant connections. The classes of 1972, 1977, 1987, 1992, 2002 and PLU GOLD will have special areas designated for their reunion activities, but all alumni are encouraged to attend and are welcome!