New Student Orientation

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Welcome to NSO

Join us at this fun and exciting event designed to welcome new students to PLU vibrant community and allow you to get connected, to be involved, and to stay informed. A five-day immersion program, where you’ll meet new people, make new friends, go on tours, and attend series of fun activities to make PLU your new home.

New student orientation - students strumming ukuleles

Get ready to

Meet follow Lutes • Get to know faculty and staff • Discover what PLU has to offer • Learn how to be successful in the classroom • Understand PLU community expectations • Find out who to go to with questions • Take part in timeless Lute traditions • Introduce yourself to Tacoma & Pierce County • Have a blast!

NSO is the time to learn about resources to help you successful, to make connections, and to become involved on campus. We look forward to welcoming you to campus in this transition into your higher education journey at PLU.

All new transfer students are encouraged to participate in all NSO activities. In the four days before classes begin, you will engage with current students, other new students, PLU faculty, and staff as we invite you into your new PLU community.

NSO Fall 2015 activities - students gathered on Foss field
On The Road
Class of 2019 banner
128 banner - students dancing