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Important Dates

August 31

Move-in Day & Orientation

We’re excited to welcome you! Learn the ins and outs of campus and connect with classmates and faculty.

September 4

First Day of Class

The official start the academic year kicks off with Convocation and first day of classes.

October 1

Application Review Begins

Admission counselors begin reading completed applications for spring or fall 2019!

October 1


The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for fall 2019 is available and can be found below.

Majors and Academic Programs

You Still Have Time to Apply

The final Admission Decision Date for a Fall 2018 start is August 1. Complete your application soon (it’s FREE to apply to PLU), and you’ll have an admission decision and will know if you’ll get an academic scholarship within two weeks!

Transferring Credits

PLU has a generous credit transfer policy. If a course is similar to one taught at PLU, it is likely to transfer. We also accept direct transfer agreement degrees from WA, OR and CA. See how your credits transfer to PLU.

By The Numbers


Yellow Ribbon

PLU offers unlimited full-tuition Yellow Ribbon Scholarships to veterans and dependents with full post-9/11 G.I. Benefits.


Campus Life

Life as a Lute is about more than just going to class. PLU students are active and involved–in the residence halls; on athletic fields, courts and in the stands; on the stage and in the audience for performing arts; and in scores of campus clubs.

Music at PLU

Studying in London

Why we listen