Welcome to the Rainier Writing Workshop. Before you start the program, there are some very important items that you must take care of:

your non-refundable enrollment deposit online. Your PLU ID is at the top of your admit letter: https://banweb.plu.edu/pls/pap/bzskpayg.P_EnrollmentDeposit

Create your PLU e-pass: https://newepass.plu.edu/

Save the date for the upcoming summer residency:

  • Thursday, July 28 to Monday, August 8, 2016

Submit your Medical History Record and Proof of Immunizations to the Health Center. A copy of this form was included with with your admission packet, or you can print out a new form here: http://www.plu.edu/health-center/new-students/227-2/

Apply for financial aid (if applicable). PLU’s institution code is: 003785. The link to fill out the FAFSA is: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Review the Student Services Center new student checklist: http://www.plu.edu/student-services/student-checklist/graduate-student

Connect with your Student Services specialist for MFA students, Patty Sunderland: sunderpa@plu.edu

Are you Active Duty military, a Veteran or Military Spouse? Connect with Neshell Chabot, VA coordinator regarding your benefits: henkelnd@plu.edu

Watch for communication from Rick Barot, the program director. He will send you a steady stream of information in the months before your first residency. Feel free to contact him directly if you have any questions: barotrp@plu.edu, or 253-535-7318.