Student Services Center

Student Holds

There are many types of holds that are placed on student accounts and records for different circumstances. Each hold prevents basic University privileges, such as, but not limited to the right to register, add/drop classes, cash checks or receive copies of unofficial/official transcripts or a diploma. Listed below are types of holds that are placed on accounts and the offices to contact regarding them.

 

Type of Holds

Hold

Responsible Office

Contact Information

Academic Hold

Registrar's Office (253) 535-7131

Academic Probation Hold

Academic Advising

(253) 535-7459

Admissions Hold Office of Admissions

(253) 535-7151

Collection Hold

Accounts Receivable

(253) 535-7115

Collection Paid Hold

Accounts Receivable

(253) 535-7115

Collection Write-Off Hold

Accounts Receivable

(253) 535-7115

Collection Perkins Hold

Student Loans

(253) 535-8361

Credit Balance Hold

Accounts Receivable

(253) 535-7115

Exit Interview Hold

Student Loans

(253) 535-8361

Financial Hold

Student Services Center

(253) 535-7161

In School Promissory Note Hold

Accounts Receivable

(253) 535-7115

International Hold

Office of International Student Services

(253) 535-8294

Junior Review Hold

Registrar's Office

(253) 535-7131

Medical Hold

Health Center

(253) 535-7337

Monthly Payment Plan Hold

Student Services Center

(253) 535-7161

No Address Hold

Student Services Center

(253) 535-7161

Non-Sufficient Funds Hold

Accounts Receivable

(253) 535-7115

Out-of-School Promissory Note Hold

Accounts Receivable

(253) 535-7115

Payment Option Hold

Student Services Center

(253) 535-7161

Pre-Collections Hold

Accounts Receivable

(253) 535-7115

Residential Life Hold

Residential Life

(253) 535-7200

Restricted from Campus Hold

Campus Safety

(253) 535-7441

Student Life Hold

Office of Student Life

(253) 535-7191

Study Away Hold

Wang Center for International Programs

(253) 535-7577

Transcript Hold
from other institution

Registrar's Office

(253) 535-7131

Veteran's Hold

Student Services Center

(253) 535-8317 or (253) 535-8029

Write-off Hold

Accounts Receivable

(253) 535-7115

For description on holds not listed, you may contact the Student Services Center for assistance.

Academic Hold

The Registrar's Office places Academic Holds on students with academic standing issues who must contact the Registrar. Registration for classes is not allowed until removed by the Registrar's Office. Back to list

Academic Probation Hold

Students on academic probation must meet with an advisor in the Academic Advising Office no later than the tenth day of the semester.  Failure to do so will place students on an academic probation hold.  Students on this hold may not add or drop classes or register.  Back to list

Admissions Hold

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Collection Hold

The collection hold will remain on a student account until the balance is paid in full including any interest, collection, or legal fees. Once the account is paid in full this hold will become a collection paid hold.  Any student wishing to return to the university must pay in full all of their estimated charges prior to registration. Clearance to return to the university is issued by the Accounts Receivable Department.  Back to list

 Collection Paid Hold

The collection paid hold will permanently remain on a student account. Any student wishing to return to the university must pay in full all of their estimated charges prior to registration. Clearance to return to the university is issued by the Accounts Receivable or Student Loan Department Back to list

 

Collection Write-Off Hold

The collection write-off hold prohibits a student from returning to the university and/or receiving a diploma or transcripts.  The balance written off on the student account must be paid prior to receiving university services.  Once the account is paid in full this hold will become a Collection Paid Hold.  Any student wishing to return to the university must pay in full all of their estimated charges prior to registration. Clearance to return to the university is issued by the Accounts Receivable or Student Loan Department.  Back to list

Collections Perkins Hold

The Perkins collection hold will remain on a student account until the balance is paid in full including any interest, collection, or legal fees. Once the account is paid in full this hold will become a collection paid hold.  Any student wishing to return to the university must pay in full all of their estimated charges prior to registration. Clearance to return to the university is issued by the Accounts Receivable or Student Loan Department.  Back to list

Credit Balance Hold

Any student with a credit balance on their student account who is not registered for a future term or is listed as a graduating senior, will be placed on a Credit Balance Hold. The Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 63.29 Uniform Unclaimed Property Act requires the university to forward all unclaimed student account balances to the Washington State Department of Revenue unless the student requests a refund or donates their credit balance to the university. This hold will prevent the release of a student's university transcript.  Back to list

Exit Interview Hold

If a student does not complete their Federal Perkins or Nursing Student Loan exit interview upon leaving the university, a hold will be put on the student account until complete. This hold will prevent the release of a student's university transcript. Back to list

Financial Hold

If a student account is past due, a financial hold will be placed on the account. This hold will prevent the release of a student's university transcript and registration.Back to list

In School Promissory Note Hold

Contact your assigned Student Services Center Counselor for details. Back to list

International Hold

An International Hold is for international students who failed to comply with immigration or academic related requirements. For example, a hold will be placed on a new student's record who fails to do a physical check in with International Student Services and brings in their immigration related documents.
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Junior Review Hold

Students who have not submitted the Junior Review form are not allowed to register until the form is submitted to the Registrar's Office. Back to list

Medical Hold

A medical hold prevents a student from registering if Health Center has not received the Medical History Form or if the student does not have the necessary immunizations. Back to list

Monthly Payment Plan Hold

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No Address Hold

All students are required to keep a current permanent address with the university. If mail becomes undeliverable, an address hold will be placed on a student's account. Back to list

Non-Sufficient Funds Hold

Any student who has written two non-sufficient funds checks or has had checks returned for other reasons will be permanently placed on a Non-Sufficient Funds Hold. Any student with this hold is prohibited from writing checks to any University department. Back to list

Out-of-School Promissory Note Hold

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Payment Option Hold

All students are required to sign an online payment contract and select a payment option for each academic year they attend.  Back to list

Pre-Collection Hold

If a student has a delinquent balance over 60 days their account or loan may be placed on a Pre-Collection Hold and assessed a $25.00 pre-collection fee.  Back to list

Residential Life Hold

A Residential Life Hold is put on if a student has not completed a Confirmation of Living at Home Form or the Housing and Meal Plan Contract by the established deadline.This hold prohibits a student from adding or dropping classes, a university transcript and viewing student grades. Back to list

Restricted from Campus Hold

PLU Campus Safety can place a Restricted from Campus Hold on a student. This restricts the student from access to any university property and privileges. Back to list

Student Life Hold

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Study Away Hold

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Transcript Hold

Students must submit official final transcripts to the Registrar's office as part of their Admissions In-processing. Registration is not allowed until the transcript is received.  Back to list

Veteran's Hold

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Write-Off Hold

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