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Alumni Travel

Through a collaborative effort of the Office of Alumni & Student Connections and the Wang Center for Global Education, PLU is now offering opportunities for study away like programs to PLU alumni and friends.


Stay connected with PLU by streaming live events, including lectures, forums, championships and more.

Benefits & Services

Alumni & Student Connections offers many benefits and services. Whether you want an alumni card or membership in the Alumni Online Community, this webpage will direct you to all of the services provided.

Get your Alumni Card and start taking advantage of discounts at the bookstore, sporting events, music events, and local museums. Plus, get access to the PLU library, media services and more.

Make use of the PLU Athletic facilities like Olson and Memorial gymnasiums, racquetball courts, Names Fitness Center, and more.

As an alum you have access to all services provided by Alumni & Student Connections at PLU for life. Contact them for help with your resume, use of career assessment tools, or an appointment with a career advisor.

Just because you’ve finished your degree doesn’t mean you have to stop learning and growing with PLU. The Center for Graduate and Continuing Education is developing programs for working professionals in all industries to gain new skills and explore potential new career paths. And, as a PLU alum, many programs are available to you at a discounted rate!

Wondering what to do about insurance between graduation and your first job? Out of work? PLU provides short term and permanent health insurance options through the Alumni Insurance Program.

Check out the PLU Opportunities Board to view postings for jobs, internships and volunteer positions.

With your free alumni card you can continue to check out books from the library, view DVD’s in the library, and use other library resources.

Visit the Registrar’s site to find information about requesting official and unofficial transcripts.

Learning is ForEver

Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) is a Lifetime Learning Institute, working to offer unique educational experiences to enrich and enhance the lives of its participants. During the school year, Learning Is Forever offers classes on a variety of subjects. Classes are open to the public, and the PLU community is encouraged to attend.

Class Schedule

Stealing Beauty: Great Garden Ideas from Around the World with Marianne Binetti

Wednesday, June 5 at 10:30 a.m.
Scandinavian Center, Anderson University Center, Pacific Lutheran University

Marianne Binetti, author, radio host, and columnist, will be speaking about the great ideas from the best gardens in the world – make like Monet, borrow from English country gardens and see what the Italians can teach us about landscaping with little watering. You’ll travel backyard – and frontyard, too.

Marianne Binetti is a Northwest horticultural expert. With a degree in horticulture from Washington State University, Marianne writes a syndicated gardening column that runs in over a dozen newspapers each week, including The News Tribune and The Daily Olympian. She has also written or co-written 10 gardening books including “Easy Answers for Great Gardens” and “Edible Gardening for Washington and Oregon”. She lectures and gives seminars on a variety of topics. Marianne leads garden tours around the world and travels with her husband Joe. She lives with her family in Enumclaw, WA.