Pacific Lutheran University is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to securing and stewarding private gifts and grants that benefit the University. Your gift is very much appreciated and may be tax deductible pursuant to IRC §170(c). Each year, thousands of generous donors make gifts to show their support for PLU.

PLU is registered to solicit charitable contributions with the appropriate governing authorities in all states requiring registration. The organization is located at:

Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Avenue S.
Tacoma, WA 98447

A copy of our latest financial report can be found here.

If you are a resident of the following states, please review the applicable, required disclosure statement. Registration does not constitute or imply endorsement, approval, sanction or recommendation by any state/county.



Colorado residents may obtain copies of registration and financial documents from the office of the Secretary of State at 303-894-2680 or http://www.sos.state.co.us.


A copy of the current financial statement of the organization is available upon request from the organization using its address/telephone number listed above. For the cost of copies and postage documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitation Act are also available from the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401, 410-974-5534.

New Jersey

Information filed with the attorney general concerning this charitable solicitation and the percentage of contributions received by the charity during the last reporting period that were dedicated to the charitable purpose may be obtained from the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey by calling 973-504-6215 and is also available on the internet at http://njconsumeraffairs.gov/.

Registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement.

New York

New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau 120 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10271.


Financial disclosure information is available upon request from the Secretary of State, Charities Bureau, by calling 800-332-4483.