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Welcome to PLU

You're in!

Congratulations on your admission to PLU! We’re excited that you’re considering joining our community and becoming a Lute.

Below you’ll find next steps to take now that you’ve been admitted. Remember that at any point you can contact your Transfer Admission Counselor at 800-274-6758 with questions.

Verify your credits transferred as expected

See the review of transferable credit you received with your admission packet. If you have any questions, call or email us.

Review your Financial Aid Offer

Financial Aid Offers for students starting Spring 2018 are sent out as soon as possible. If you have not yet received your offer, know that our Financial Aid Office is working to get offers out soon.  To ensure optimal financial aid awarding for Spring 2018 or Fall 2018, we encourage you to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible.

The FAFSA is free, and it is the best way to see how much it will cost to attend PLU. (Note: When filling out the FAFSA form, remember that PLU’s FAFSA school code is 003785).  Once your Offer of Financial Aid has been mailed, you also have the option to view it online on your student account information (Banner Web). Banner Web log-in instructions can be found here. Be sure to review your financial aid offer with your PLU Transfer Admission Counselor, who is happy to either schedule an over-the-phone or face-to-face meeting with you and your family to answer questions regarding scholarships, grants, loans, work study, and payment options.

2018-19 Direct Costs
(Living on-campus)
Tuition & Fees: $42,066
Room & Meals: $10,790
TOTAL: $52,856

2018-19 Direct Costs
(Living off-campus)
Tuition & Fees: $42,066

Pay your Enrollment Deposit

Once you have been admitted to PLU, you may pay your $200 Enrollment Deposit to confirm your spot in the entering class of Spring or Fall 2018, secure your housing assignment (if living on-campus), and prepare for class registration. You can pay the Enrollment Deposit online at plu.edu/bealute.  If you are using a military benefit to pay for college, this can be deferred. Please let us know if this is the case.

Set up your PLU ePass

The PLU ePass is your PLU student email account, as well as login to give you access to a wide range of resources such as PLU web pages, the Sakai Learning Management System, and network registration for your devices.

Complete your Online Payment Agreement

Before registering for classes, all students are required to complete an online payment agreement each academic year.  The Online Payment Agreement is where you will select your payment option for the next academic year for any remaining balance after financial aid.

Schedule your Registration Appointment

New transfer students can register for Spring 2018 in January. For those entering Fall 2018, registration for classes begins in early summer, before any incoming first-year students.  Once you have paid your Enrollment Deposit, signed up for your ePass, and completed the Online Payment Contract, proceed to the PLU New Transfer Student Registration website to set up your registration and advising appointment.

Two other important steps to complete before starting at PLU are to fill out and submit a Medical History Record and make sure any final official transcripts are mailed to PLU.

Most importantly, call us with questions – we are happy to help you figure out if PLU is right for you. Call the PLU Office of Admission at 253-535-7151 to set up a meeting.


Now that you’re officially a Lute, it’s time to look forward to New Student Orientation, and the start of your PLU experience!

Ready to be a Lute?

If you have decided you will be attending PLU, click below to pay your Enrollment Deposit, the first step to becoming a PLU student!