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On-Campus | Events

  • Daylight Saving Time starts March 8th!
    • The clocks on your phone and computer should automatically move forward 1 hour on Sunday, March 8th at 2:00am, but you will want to manually adjust other clocks in your home before you go to bed on Saturday evening.
  • Disarming Polarization
    • Date: March 5th, 8:15 AM & March 6th, 8:00 PM
    • Location: PLU
    • Acknowledging this challenge, the two-day conference will bring together academics, activities, and practitioners whose life’s work engages polarization.
  • World Languages Day
    • Wednesday, March 18th
    • Want to share about your culture and language? Participate in Desserts Around the World during World Languages Day!

Off-Campus | Events

  • Tacoma Night Market at Alma Mater
    • Date: March 21st, 5:00-10:00 PM
    • Location: 1322 S Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
    • Join us for a monthly gathering of over 80 talented artists and makers! Rad music, great drinks and delicious local food! Always all ages and free!
  • Bowling & Mini Golf
    • Date: Saturday, March 7th
    • Get ready to have some fun with a day of bowling and mini golf!
      Bring $5 to the International Student Center to reserve your spot. You will pay for the bowling and mini golf on your own. Email Mathaeus at andersmp@plu.edu if you have questions.

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ABC Program Schedule 2019-20

  • September 3: Arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
    • Transportation to Pacific Lutheran University
    • Check into residence hall and get PLU ID card
    • Welcome Dinner

  • September 4 – 6: Orientation and English proficiency testing
    • Shopping trip(s)

  • September 7 – 8: Free time and option PLU social activities

  • September 9 – 13: Orientation and English language instruction
    • Visits to PLU departments like Outdoor Recreation and services like the Library
    • Trip to downtown Tacoma for the farmer’s market, sightseeing, and a photo competition

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9a - 12pEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
3p - 6pIntroduction to American Business
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Business Finance
Instructor: Ben Chen
Introduction to American Business
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Business Finance
Instructor: Ben Chen
 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9a - 12pEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
3p - 6pGlobal Management
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Supply Chain Management
Instructor: Dan Pass
Global Management
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Supply Chain Management
Instructor: Dan Pass

Holidays

  • November 27 – December 1, 2019: Thanksgiving Break
  • December 23, 2019 – January 1, 2020: Winter Break

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9a - 12pEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
1p - 4pProject Management
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Information Systems
Instructor: Dan Pass
Project Management
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Information Systems
Instructor: Dan Pass

Holidays

  • January 20, 2020: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • January 27 – 31, 2020: Spring Festival
  • February 17, 2020: President’s Day

Spring Break: March 22 - 29, 2019

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9a - 12pEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
1p - 4pPrinciples of Marketing
Instructor: to be determined
EntrepreneurshipEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Dan Pass
English Language and Culture
Instructor: to be determined
Entrepreneurship
Instructor: Dan Pass

Holidays

  • April 10, 2020: Easter Break

Final Presentations: May 21, 2019

End of Year Banquet: May 21, 2019

Departure: May 22, 2019