Student Support Services

Below is a list of resources and information to help you during your graduate studies at PLU.

The online catalog lists all of the policies and procedures for the university.

The academic calendar lists add, drop and withdrawal deadlines, university holidays and start and end dates for the academic terms.

Each program has a dedicated research librarian to assist you with your research needs. The links below bring you directly to a directory of the research databases relevant to your program.

The PLU Writing Center supports student writers at every stage of the writing process: planning, drafting, revising, editing, integrating and documenting sources. A student may bring in an assignment prompt, an idea, or a draft to the center, where they will work one-on-one with a trained peer writing consultant.

Get help with your computers, peripherals and software through the Help Desk. SPSS software downloads are available for free to students. This is the standard statistical software used in the field of Education.

Connect with Student Financial Services regarding financial aid, student accounts and billing.

Students who have documentation of a learning, physical, or psychological disability from a professional assessor (physician, psychologist, physical therapist, audiologist, learning specialist) can receive accommodations as recommended by the assessor and as determined by the DSS director.

Do you need someone to look over your resume or cover letter before you apply to a new job, are you looking for an on-campus job, or would you like career advice? The experts at the Career Center will help you not only when you are a student, but as an alumni as well.

Graduate students are welcome to use the fitness and recreation facilities on campus. Be sure to bring your student ID.

Support services for military affiliated students are available from the Director of Military Outreach, Michael Farnum,, 253-535-7412 and benefits assistance is available from the PLU Vet Coordinator, Neshell Chabot, 253-535-8317.