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Accepted Students -

Gateway Program in Telemark

Congratulations on your acceptance to the PLU Gateway Program in Telemark, Norway! As you prepare for study away, use the resources here to make sure you have submitted all the necessary forms and done your pre-departure research.

Telemark Signs

Wang Center Orientation

Saturday, April 5: 9:00am - 3:00pm, AUC Regency Room

Norway Orientation I

Thursday, April 10: 4:00 - 6:00pm, location AUC 134

Norway Orientation II


Fall 2014 & Full Year 2014-2015 PLU Paperwork checklist

Spring 2015 PLU Paperwork checklist

TUC Checklist (coming soon)

Although you have been accepted to the Telemark, Norway program by PLU, you must apply to Telemark University College (TUC). The acceptance letter from TUC is necessary for the Residency Permit application.

You MUST apply online

Submit the follow to the Wang Center:

Official transcript

Course Selection (Learning Agreement)

Passport ID page

In order to live in Norway you must have a Residency Permit. The Wang Center will process this paperwork on your behalf. Submit the following application to Tanya at the Wang Center:

Residency Application

Sample Residency Application (items in yellow should be duplicated in your application)

Once you have been accepted to TUC you will get an email outlining your next steps. Be sure to apply for housing RIGHT AWAY to secure a place to live!

View housing options (Breisås 3, Gullbring or Grivi)

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Meals are included in the program fee. In order to have funds deposited into your personal debit card, you must submit the Direct Deposit Form to the PLU Business Office. The Wang Center can not collect this form. Fill it out, print, sign and send to:

Pacific Lutheran University
Business Office
Tacoma, WA 98447-0003

Please be sure to notify your bank that you will use your card in Norway for the duration of your travels. Otherwise, your bank will freeze your card for fear of fraud.

Norway CultureGram

Student Handbook - Telemark, Norway

Pre-Arrival Guide - TUC

Course Listing & Descriptions - available under Academics
(note S1 = Fall; S2 = Spring)