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 Division of Student Life and the Office of the Provost.

Academic Assistance Center
Finding tutors for courses and assistance with study skills
Library 124 253.535.7459
Academic Internships
Internship opportunities and requirements
Nesvig Alumni Center 253.535.7415
Admission-related questions
Hauge 109 253.535.7151
Alumni and Student Connections
Career Services – Internships – Student Employment – Vocation – Lifelong Learning – Alumni Connections
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
Anderson University Center, Lower Level 253.535.7705
Campus Ministry
Supporting the religious and spiritual lives of the PLU community
Anderson University Center 190 253.535.7465
Campus Restaurants
Provides food services and creation of culinary delights for campus
Anderson University Center 253.535.7472
Campus Safety
Parking and safety information
Neeb 1st Floor 253.535.7441
Center for Diversity, Justice, and Sustainability
Provides resources and programs to promote gender equity, social justice, diversity education, and student support
Anderson University Center 150 253.535.8750
Center for Graduate Programs & Continuing Education
Assistance with graduate programs and continuing education offerings
Corner of Pacific Avenue & Garfield St. 253.535.7723
Center for Media Studies
Co-curricular activities of Student Media Lab to develop new community outreach and engagement opportunities
Ingram 101 253.535.7051
Center for Student Success
Assistance with advising and resources for selecting courses
Library 1st Floor 253.535.7459
Commuter Student Services
On campus resources and communities for commuter, transfer, and students who are parents
The Cave (Anderson University Center Ground Floor) 253.535.7200
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
Dispute Resolution
Assists with the resolution of any disputes between members of the PLU community
The Elliott Press
Provides hands-on workshop for students in the Publishing & Printing Arts Program
Ingram Hall 122 253.535.7387
First-Year Experience
Director Rona Kaufman is available to answer questions regarding the First-Year Experience at PLU
Admin 227D 253.535.7295
Health Services
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
Information on campus events and planning
Anderson University Center 253.535.7450 or
International Student Services
Provides support for international students
Harstad 112 253.535.7264
Learning Communities
Assists with building community at PLU that bridges in-and out-of-classroom experience, including First-Year Experience Program (FYEP) PLUS 100 linked courses in the first year.
Anderson University Center 161 253.535.7200
Provides information resources and research and reference services to the PLU community
Mortvedt Library 253.535.7500
Activating a LuteCard (PLU ID card), reporting lost cards, general university information
Anderson University Center, Main Floor 253.535.7411
LUTE Welcome (New Student Orientation)
Required for all new Lutes (including new First-Year and Transfer students) to assist with a smooth transition to the PLU community
Anderson University Center 161 253.535.7200
Office of Accessibility and Accommodation
Assists students with accommodations and matters relating to the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
12013 Park Ave S 253.535.7206

Class scheduling, registration appointment times, grades, academic policies, CAPP, graduation, transfer credit evaluation
Hauge 130 253.535.7131
Residential Life & On-Campus Housing
Provides support for students who live on-campus in residence halls.
Anderson University Center 161 253.535.7200 or
Student Employment
Provides on-campus employment opportunities for students
Hauge Administration 110 253.535.7185
Student Engagement, Leadership, & Clubs/Organizations
Advocates for student-directed experiences
Anderson University Center 161 253.535.7200
Student Financial Services (formerly Financial Aid and Student Services)
 Financial aid, scholarships, and loan assistance and billing questions
Hauge 102 253.535.7161 or 800.678.3243
Student Life
Provides programs and services that advance the development and wellbeing of students
Anderson University Center 161 253.535.7200
Student Rights and Responsibilities (formerly Student Conduct)
Assists students with the University’s commitment to holistic student development
Corner of Park & 121st Street 253.535.7462

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Summer Sessions
Summer courses are offered in June and July, both on-campus and online
Center for Graduate Studies & Continuing Education 253.535.8628
Title IX Office
Providing information and assistance regarding the U.S. Department of Education Title IX Regulations
Corner of Parks Ave S and 121st St 253.535.7361
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