Catalog 2013-2014

Student Life and Campus Resources

The Pacific Lutheran University offers many services for students and provides a rich array of resources to encourage academic success. Students are encouraged to become familiar with the offices and services described in this section of the catalog. Additional information about these resources is available from each of the offices or from the Office of Student Life and the Office of the Provost.

Academic Advising Office

Ramstad 112
Assistance with advising; resources for selecting classes
253.535.7459
www.plu.edu/academic-advising
advising@plu.edu

Academic Assistance Center

Library 124
Finding tutors for classes; assistance with study skills
253.535.7518
www.plu.edu/aac
learningctr@plu.edu

Academic Internships

Ramstad 112
Internship opportunities and requirements
253.535.7324
www.plu.edu/intern/
intern@plu.edu

Admission

Hauge 109
Admission-related questions
253.535.7151
www.choose.plu.edu
admission@plu.edu

Alumni and Constituent Relations

Nesvig Alumni Center
Corner of 123rd and Park Avenue
253.535.7415
www.plu.edu/alumni/

Army ROTC

Memorial Gym 105
Assisting students who desire to participate in Army ROTC (open to all first-year student 253.535.8200
www.plu.edu/~ROTC
ROTC@plu.edu

Athletics

Olson Gymnasium 101
NCAA Division III, 20 varsity sports, intramurals, Names Fitness Center, swimming pool, and more
253.535.7352
www.golutes.com
athletic@plu.edu

PLU Bookstore: Garfield Book Company

Located at Garfield and Pacific
School supplies, books, clothes, Scandinavian Shop
253.535.7665
garfieldbookcompany.com (online open 24/7/365)
books@plu.edu

Campus Concierge

Anderson University Center, Main Floor
Information Desk
253.535.7411
www.plu.edu/concierge
concierg@plu.edu

Campus Ministry

Anderson University Center 190
Assistance with worship opportunities on and off campus
253.535.7464
www.plu.edu/campus-ministry
cmin@plu.edu

Campus Safety

Harstad G-28
Parking information; safety information
253.535.7441
www.plu.edu/campus-safety
campussafety@plu.edu

Career Connections

Ramstad 112
Information on career opportunities; career exploration
253.535.7459
www.plu.edu/career-connections
career@plu.edu

Center for Community Engagement and Service

Ramstad Hall 116
Connecting students, staff, and faculty with service opportunities in Parkland and Tacoma communities
253.535.7652
www.plu.edu/service
service@plu.edu

 
Conferences and Events

Anderson University Center
Information on campus events and planning
253.535.7450
www.plu.edu/events or www.plu.edu/calendar
events@plu.edu

Counseling Center

Anderson University Center, Suite 300
Assistance with personal problems or academic issues of a personal nature
253.535.7206
www.plu.edu/counseling
councen@plu.edu

Dining & Culinary Services

Anderson University Center
Provides the food services for the campus
253.535.7472
www.plu.edu/diningandculinary
dining@plu.edu

Disability Support Services

Anderson University Center, Suite 300
Assists students with accommodations and matters relating to the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
253.535.7206
www.plu.edu/dss
dss@plu.edu

Dispute Resolution

www.plu.edu/udrc
udrc@plu.edu

Diversity Center

Anderson University Center 150
Social justice, diversity education, and student support
253.535.8750
www.plu.edu/dcenter
dcenter@plu.edu

The Elliott Press

Ingram Hall 122
253.535.7387

Financial Aid Office

Hauge 102
Financial Aid, scholarships, and loan information
253.535.7806
www.plu.edu/financial-aid
faid@plu.edu

First-Year Experience

Bloomquist House 11
Director Carmiña Palerm is available to answer questions regarding the First-Year Experience
253.535.7806
www.plu.edu/first-year
palermaca@plu.edu

Health Center

Corner of Park and 121st Streets
On campus health care for students
253.535.7337
www.plu.edu/health-center
health@plu.edu

Help Desk - Information and Technology Services

(Computers and Research)
Library
Computer-related questions; phone issues
253.535.7525 and 253.535.7500
www.plu.edu/its and www.plu.edu/libr
helpdesk@plu.edu

International Student Services

Anderson University Center 161
Provides support for international students
253.535.7195
www.plu.edu/iss
iss@plu.edu

KPLU-FM, National Public Radio

Neeb Center
NPR Radio station253.535.7758
www.kplu.org
info@kplu.org

Library Services: (see Information and Technology Services)
LuteCard/Campus Concierge

Anderson University Center, Main Floor
Activating a LuteCard (PLU ID card), reporting lost cards, general university information
253.535.7411
www.plu.edu/lutecard
lutecard@plu.edu

New Student Orientation

Assists students with smooth transition to PLU community
253.535.7195
www.plu.edu/new
new@plu.edu

Off-Campus Student Services

253.535.7195
www.plu.edu/commuter-students
http://www.plu.edu/residential-life/living-off-campus/home.php
commuter@plu.edu


Registrar

Hauge 102
Class scheduling, registration appointment times, grades, academic policies, CAPP, graduation, transfer credit evaluation
253.535.7131
www.plu.edu/registrar
regi@plu.edu

Residential Life

Anderson University Center 161
Assists with issues related to residence halls
253.535.7200
www.plu.edu/residential-life
rlif@plu.edu

Student Rights and Responsibilities (Formerly Student Conduct)

Anderson University Center 161
253.535.7195
www.plu.edu/srr
SRR@plu.edu

Student Employment

Ramstad Hall 112
Provides employment opportunities for students
253.535.7459
www.plu.edu/studentemployment
stuemp@plu.edu

Student Involvement and Leadership

Anderson University Center 161
Advocates for student directed experiences
253.535.7195
www.plu.edu/student-involvement
sil@plu.edu

Student Life

Hauge 105
Provides programs and services that advance the development and well-being of students
253.535.7191
www.plu.edu/student-life
slif@plu.edu

Student Services Center

Hauge 102
Add and drop classes, transcripts, payment options; financial aid assistance, and billing questions
253.535.7161
800.678.3243
www.plu.edu/student-services
ssvc@plu.edu

Study Away

868 Wheeler St
Provides opportunities for international and domestic study away
253.535.7577
www.plu.edu/wang-center
wang.center@plu.edu

Summer Session

Summer courses offered June to July
253.535.8628
www.plu.edu/summer
summer@plu.edu

Wang Center for Global Education

868 Wheeler St
Provides students, faculty, and staff with challenging and rewarding opportunities to live and learn globally and locally
253.535.7577
www.plu.edu/wang-center
wang.center@plu.edu

Women’s Center

801 121st St
Provides resources and programs to promote gender equity
253.535.8759
www.plu.edu/womenscenter
womencen@plu.edu

Writing Center

Mortvedt Library 220
Help with writing and tutoring
253.535.8709
www.plu.edu/writingcenter
writing@plu.edu