Student Services Center

International Student
Information & Checklists


Student Services Center Contact

Sue Drake

(253) 535-7109
(800) 678-3243 Toll Free within United States

(253) 538-2545 Fax


NEW PLU Student Checklist:

As a NEW Student, you will complete the following before you continue on to complete the items under CONTINUING PLU Student Checklist:

  • Pay Advance Tuition Deposit -
    You will need to pay your Advance Tuition Deposit online and complete housing forms

  • Create PLU email - ePass -
    After your PLU Advance Tuition Deposit is paid, you are required to request your PLU email account. Have your 8 digit PLU ID number ready. PLU email is the main source of communication between you and the university.

  • Student Conduct Survey - LINK
    All new students are required to complete the Student Conduct Survey.

  • Medical History, Consent & Immunization History form - LINK
    In your PLU acceptance packet, you received this form to complete and submit to the PLU Health Center.rms

  • Continue on with the checklist below for Continuing PLU Student's

CONTINUING PLU Student Checklist:

  • Payment Contract - All students are required to electronically sign and submit the online Payment Contract for each academic year attended.  Below are directions on completing the online contract.

       This annual contract consists of:
       1. Agreeing to the Terms and Conditions to attend PLU
       2. Selecting a Payment Option  you will use - view options

   NOTE: To change your payment option at a later date, contact the Student Services Center in writing

    Online Instructions
     ♦ Go to Banner Self Service
     ♦ Enter Secure Area (Banner Web)
  ♦ Login with your PLU ID and PIN
      (found in your PLU Admission Acceptance packet)
     ♦ Choose Student Services
     ♦ Choose Payment Contract - Required Annually
         Complete the two part contract
         1. Agreeing to the Terms and Conditions to attend PLU
         2. Selecting a Payment Option
     ♦ Choose SUBMIT my Payment Contract
     ♦ SUBMIT

SPECIAL NOTE: If you are under the age of 18 when signing online, your parent or legal guardian must also print, sign and mail the Parent/Legal Guardian Contract to the Student Services Center.

Link to Estimate your Costs Click green button to be directed to Estimate your Costs
with the PLU Estimator Worksheet
  • Offer of Financial Aid, if applicable - If you have received an Offer of Financial Aid. You need to accept or decline your financial aid online. Notification of any revisions to your Offer of Financial Aid will be emailed to your student PLU email with instructions to view any changes. It is your responsibility to check the messages on what was changed, make sure you relay the information to a parent/guardian or any person helping you make financial decisions, if applicable.

     Online instructions
     ♦ Go to
     ♦ Enter Secure Area (Banner Web)
Login with your PLU ID and PIN
      (found in your PLU Admission Acceptance packet)
     ♦ Choose Financial Aid Services
     ♦ Choose Award
     ♦ Choose Award By Aid year
     ♦ Click drop box and Select Aid Year, Submit
     ♦ Review all tabs at the top
         Resources/Additional Information - ADD your outside scholarship information
         Terms and Conditions - You MUST ACCEPT at the bottom to continue
         Accept Award Offer - Accept or Decline each item or Accept All
         (Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan is upon credit approval)

  •   International Wiring Instructions
  • International wire transfers may be made through the University’s International Payment Processor Peer Transfer online at or by calling
    (800) 346-9252.

  • Health Insurance - Required

  • The 2014-15 fee for the PLU International Student Health Insurance Plan is based on a sliding scale. Information will be published soon. This insurance plan meets best practices recommended by the US State Department. Plan Details

    The insurance plan fee will be billed as part of the fall billing process, or spring billing for those who start spring semester. If you are approved to waived-out, a future bill or statement will show the insurance cost reversed. Financial aid resources can help cover the cost of the insurance plan.

    Health Insurance ID Cards:  Health insurance identification cards will be available through the PLU Student Health Center.

    *This is a non-binding and incomplete summary of this insurance program and benefits. Complete information at: EIIA Student Program Website

    For more information refer to the PLU Health Insurance webpage.
  • Will you have a car at PLU?  LINK
    Go to PLU's Campus Safety website to register your vehicle

  • Garfield Bookstore - LINK
    Check out PLU's bookstore for your PLU gear & to order your textbooks