Tom Huelsbeck

Associate Vice President for Campus Life


Tom Huelsbeck
  • Professional
  • Biography


  • Master of Science, College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Math, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Campus Life Responsibilities

  • Overarching responsibility for Campus Life
  • Supervision of the Associate Dean for Campus Life, Co-Curricular Learning & Assessment and Director of Campus Life Operations
  • Secondary Advisor for ASPLU

Student Life Responsibilities

  • Supervision of the Director of Campus Safety
  • Coordination of the annual Student Life budget process 
  • Coordination of PLU’s crisis response and duty protocols & Administrator On-Call (Campus Crisis Response)
  • Serve on Student Life Council
  • Conduct hearing educator for campus policy violations


Tom’s long history at PLU provides for a broad perspective and awareness of possibilities, for our students, departments and the university. Campus Life joins Residential Life (where Tom began his PLU career) and Student Engagement. Along the way, Tom has also worked with Career Connections, Facilities Management and Campus Safety. While his roots are in the midwest, Tom is a proud Tacoman and PNWer.