GET TO KNOW CAMPUS

We are excited to offer in-person visits and virtual visit opportunities  (which include a virtual tour and one-one-one counselor meeting), academic sessions, and virtual events. We know experiencing campus, whether it’s in-person or virtually, is one of the most important things you can do in your college search and look forward to meeting you soon.

 

Immediately after entering campus, I could feel the close-knit community embodied through the surrounding greenery and towering evergreens scattered throughout the campus... PLU's campus feels like home.

Joshua S.

Computer Science, '24

In-person visits require an RSVP at least 2 days in advance and are limited to 1 student and up to 3 guests from the same household per tour time with the exception of Admitted Student Tour Days and Saturday Campus Tours where two groups following the same guidelines stated above are able to attend the same tour. We cannot accommodate walk-in requests.

A Campus Visit includes:

  • A campus tour led by a current student
  • A one-on-one meeting with an Admission Counselor

Admitted Student Tour Day includes: 
(March 22, 26 & April 5, 9, and 16)*

  • A campus tour led by a current student

*These dates have hit capacity. Check back for cancellations, however, we encourage you to consider a regular campus visit or Saturday Campus Tour in lieu of these dates – the tours are exactly the same!

A Saturday Campus Tour includes:
(March 20th-April 24th)

  • A campus tour led by a current student

While on campus we enforce strict mask-wearing, proper physical distancing, and the buildings you enter are limited (for example, you will not see inside a residence hall). If a tour time is not available on a day you are in our area, you are always welcome to walk campus on your own using our self-guided tour.

Ready to schedule your in-person visit?

We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Virtual Campus Visit:

  • Join a current student as they guide you through a virtual tour of campus followed by a 30-45 minute one-on-one meeting with one of our Admission Counselors to talk more about PLU.

Request Virtual Visit

Ready to schedule your virtual information session? Browse the options and come see us.

Transfer Information Sessions:

  • Join a 30-45 minute webinar hosted by one of our Transfer Admission Counselors to talk more about PLU with a specific focus on the transfer process, with allowed Q&A time at the end of each session.

Virtual Campus Visit:

  • Join a current student as they guide you through a virtual tour of campus followed by a 30-45 minute one-on-one meeting with one of our Admission Counselors to talk more about PLU.

Transfer students:

Please note all official transcript evaluations are completed during the admission application process and cannot be done during a campus visit.  Email your transfer admission counselor for more questions about transferable classes and unofficial transcript reviews. If you attend a local Washington Community College you can see a variety of 2-year transfer guides here. We also offer an interactive transfer guide any student may use to see what classes have transferred to PLU in the past from various colleges.

Transfer Virtual Visit Opportunities

We look forward to connecting with you soon!

Music Spotlight:

  • Join us on Thursday, April 8th beginning at 3:00 pm PT. This event will offer a chance to connect with faculty, students, observe a class, observe a private lesson, and get your general music questions answered. You are able to choose which sessions you want to attend (all, or just one, is a-okay!).
    • 3:00-3:45 pm General Music Session with Dr. Galante
    • 4:00-5:00 pm Practice Lessons (Wind, Keyboard, Voice, and Strings)
    • 5:00-5:45 pm Student Panel
    • 6:30-7:15 pm Live Music Mock Lecture

Music Spotlight

Why PLU Week

Join us the week of April 26th-30th to learn more about “Why” you should choose PLU and what we think makes our campus special! We’ll talk food, faith, mentorship, and so much more! Sessions will be each day beginning at 5:30 pm PT

Why Should YOU Choose PLU?!

Suit Up for Senior Year

Are you a Junior or Sophomore in high school beginning your college search? Join us throughout the month of June for our ‘Suit Up’ Series geared towards helping you kick start your college search and figure out your next steps. We’ll talk about how to begin your college search, essay writing, college application tips and tricks, the financial aid process, and more!

Are you ready to begin your college search?!

FAFSA/WASFA Completion Drop-in Help

PLU is offering a chance to meet one-on-one with our Student Financial Services (SFS) staff, who are experts in all things Financial Aid, to complete your FAFSA or WASFA. You don’t need to schedule a meeting, just join any of the Zoom meeting links below at the time that works for you. Once you join you’ll head to a Zoom break-out room with a SFS staff person for individual help. If you want to pre-register you can add it to any electronic calendar so you don’t forget!

Academic Information Sessions are a great way to learn more about our various majors and programs here at PLU. Join a 30-45 minute webinar hosted by one of our Admission Counselors and various faculty and staff members from various academic areas to talk more about PLU with a specific focus on your program, with allowed Q&A time at the end of each session.

Upcoming Academic Sessions:

  • Sociology Information Session, April 15th from 3:00-3:45 pm PST
  • Environmental Studies Information Session, April 22nd from 3:00-3:45 pm PST
  • Transfer Nursing Admission Information Session, May 13th from 2:00-3:00 pm PST
  • Transfer Nursing Admission Information Session, July 8th from 2:00-3:00 pm PST
  • Transfer Nursing Admission Information Session, September 9th from 2:00-3:00 pm PST

Academic Information Sessions

RSVP for any and all sessions that interest you.

Past Academic Sessions:

  • Business
  • Kinesiology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Pre-Health Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • First-Year Nursing Information Session
  • Music
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Political Science

VIRTUAL LUTE LIFE DAYS

April 21st or May 19th

Geared towards students just beginning their college search, these events will help you learn more about PLU. Agenda includes an admission presentation, academic breakout sessions, an “ask a counselor anything” session, and campus tour. Join us on either April 21st or May 19th for any of the following:

  • 2:30-3:00 pm Admission Presentation
  • 3:00-3:30 pm Academic Breakout Sessions
  • 3:45-4:45 pm Campus Tour
  • 4:45-5:15 pm “Ask a Counselor Anything” open session

GROUP VISITS

PLU is offering virtual group visits for groups from schools and organizations. Group visits are offered Monday-Friday and selections include an Admission Presentation, Virtual Tour, or Current Student Panel.

Sesiones de información en español

¿Interesado en aprender más sobre PLU? Ofrecemos varias sesiones de información en español durante el año. Regístrate aquí para las próximas presentaciones y eventos que incluyen todo desde la información básica de PLU hasta aplicaciones del colegio y ayuda financiera.

*Questions? Feel free to email us at visit@plu.edu or call us at 253-535-7151.

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