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Summer Send-Off

Sign up now to host a Summer Send-Off for students from your area who will be attending PLU in the fall! This is a great opportunity to gather with other Lutes while meeting new students, easing their anxiety and fostering a sense of community. Let us know if you would like to host or co-host a Summer Send-Off in your area!

Once your form is completed, a representative from the Office of Alumni will be in contact with you shortly. If you have any questions in the meantime, please e-mail alumni@plu.edu.

Summer Send-Off Interest Form

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What is a Summer Send-Off?

These informal gatherings connect new Lutes with other incoming students within a geographic region. This tradition is a memorable way to start the PLU experience before arriving on campus!

Who should attend?

New students, returning students, alumni and Lute families are welcome and encouraged to attend Summer Send-Offs.

Who can host?

Alumni and Lute families can host or co-host a Summer Send-Off.

Where can I host?

Summer Send-Offs can take many forms. They can be a BBQ at a private residence, a potluck at a local park, or a gathering at a community church. We encourage participants to bring a dish to share.

Summer Send-Offs in Your Area

Minnesota Summer Send-Off

Sunday, August 5 from 4-7 p.m.

Hosted by Emily Barker ’06 and Caroline Olstad ’12 in St. Louis Park, MN. Once registered, you will be contacted with event details.

Check back soon for more Summer Send-Offs in your area!