Student Life and Campus Resources

Pacific Lutheran University offers many services for students and provides a rich array of resources to encourage academic success. Students are encouraged to become familiar with the offices and services described in this section of the catalog. Additional information about these resources is available from each of the offices or from the Office of Student Life and the Office of the Provost.

Academic Advising Office
Assistance with advising and resources for selecting courses
Ramstad 112 253.535.7459
Academic Assistance Center
Finding tutors for courses and assistance with study skills
Library 124 253.535.7518
Academic Internships
Internship opportunities and requirements
Ramstad 112 253.535.7459
Admission-related questions
Hauge 109 253.535.7151
Alumni and Constituent Relations
Alumni engagement programs, grants, and the PLU Fund.
Nesvig Alumni Center 253.535.7415
Assisting students who desire to participate in Army ROTC (open to all first-year students)
Memorial Gym 105 252.535.8200
NCAA Division III, 19 varsity sports, intramurals, Names Fitness Center, swimming pools, and more
Olson Gym 101 253.535.7352
Bookstore: Lute Locker
School supplies, books, clothes at
University Center, Lower Level 253.535.7705
Campus Concierge
Information desk and assistance
Anderson University Center, Main Floor 253.535.7411
Campus Ministry
Supporting the religious and spiritual lives of the PLU community.
Anderson University Center 190 253.535.7464
Campus Safety
Parking and safety information
Harstad G-28 253.535.7441
Career Connections
Information on career exploration and opportunities
Ramstad 112 253.535.7459
Center for Community Engagement and Service
Connecting students, staff, and faculty with service opportunities in Parkland and Tacoma communities; includes academic service learning, federal community work study, and volunteering.
CCES House 253.535.7652
Center for Gender Equality
Provides resources and programs to promote gender equity
801 121st Street 253.535.8759
Commuter and Transfer Student Connections
On campus resources and communities for commuter, transfer, military, and students who are parents.
The Cave & Kreidler Lounge 253.535.7195
Conferences and Events
Information on campus events and planning
Anderson University Center 253.535.7450 or
Counseling Center
Confidential mental health counseling services for students (individual/group workshops) and referrals to off-campus resources.
Anderson University Center 300 253.535.7206
Disability Support Services
Assists students with accommodations and matters relating to the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
Anderson University Center 300 253.535.7206
Dispute Resolution
Assists with the resolution of any disputes between members of the PLU community
Diversity Center
Social justice, diversity education, and student support
Anderson University Center 150 253.535.8750
The Elliott Press
Provides hands-on workshop for students in the Publishing & Printing Arts Program
Ingram Hall 122 253.535.7387
Financial Aid Office
Financial aid, scholarships, and loan information
Hauge 130 253.535.7161
First-Year Experience
Director Rona Kaufman is available to answer questions regarding the First-Year Experience at PLU.
Admin 227D 253.535.7295
Health Center
On campus health care for students
Corner of Park & 121st Streets 253.535.7337
Help Desk: Information & Technology Services
Assistance with computer-related and phone issues
Mortvedt Library 253.535.7525
Hospitality Services and Campus Restaurants
Provides food services and creation of culinary delights for the campus
Anderson University Center 253.535.7472
International Student Services
Provides support for international students
Harstad 112 253.535.7264
Provides information resources and research and reference services to the PLU community.
Mortvedt Library 253.535.7500
LuteCard/Campus Concierge
Activating a LuteCard (PLU ID card), reporting lost cards, general university information
Anderson University Center, Main Floor 253.535.7411
Media Studies, Center for
Co-curricular activities of Student Media Lab to develop new community outreach and engagement opportunities
Ingram 101 253.535.7150
New Student Orientation
Assists students with a smooth transition to the PLU community
Anderson University Center 161 253.535.7195

Class scheduling, registration appointment times, grades, academic policies, CAPP, graduation, transfer credit evaluation
Hauge 102 253.535.7131
Residential Life
Assists with issues related to residence halls
Anderson University Center 161 253.535.7200 or
Student Employment
Provides employment opportunities for students
Ramstad 112 253.535.7459
Student Engagement
Advocates for student-directed experiences
Anderson University Center 161 253.535.7195
Student Financial Services
 financial aid assistance, and billing questions
Hauge 202 253.535.7161 or 800.678.3243
Student Life
Provides programs and services that advance the development and well-being of students
Anderson University Center 161 253.535.7191
Student Rights and Responsibilities (Formerly Student Conduct)
Assists students with the University’s commitment to holistic student development
Nesvig Alumni House 253.535.7195
Study Away – See Wang Center for Global Education
Summer Session
Summer courses are offered in June and July
Hauge 104 253.535.8628
Wang Center for Global Education
Provides students, faculty, and staff with challenging and rewarding opportunities to live and learn globally and locally
868 Wheeler Street 253.535.7577
Writing Center
Provides assistance with writing and tutoring
Mortvedt Library 220 253.535.8709