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Counseling, Health & Wellness Services


Counseling, Health & Wellness Services (CHWS) provides integrated medical, mental health and wellness care to enable optimal student overall well-being.  Our staff are committed to providing a confidential, emotionally safe, accessible, and compassionate space for all students.  We provide consultative services and outreach for the PLU community to help foster a collaborative environment supportive of student wellness and healthy development.  In keeping with the mission of PLU, we value an integrated, holistic approach to treating the whole person — in body, mind, and spirit.  We empower students to develop self-awareness, knowledge, and the skills necessary to make healthy choices and build relationships in a diverse world.  We strive to integrate multicultural humility and competence into our everyday functioning, firmly planted in the belief that all people have dignity and are deserving of respect.  Grounded in this foundation, we support students in all of their intersecting identities.

Introducing MyChart!

Counseling, Health and Wellness Services utilizes the confidential electronic records management system, MyChart (in partnership with MultiCare).  Students utilizing our services will be required to set up a free MyChart online account, our confidential method to communicate with students.  MyChart’s Patient Portal also makes it easy to notify patients of upcoming appointments, view test results, submit prescription refills, and message providers.  Click here for more info and instructions on setting up the account.


Click here to learn more about Counseling Center mental health services for PLU students.


Click here to learn more about Health Center services, including access to MyChart.


Click here to access a variety of wellness resources.


After Hours Resources

  • For urgent mental health support after business hours (including weekends and holidays), contact the Counseling Center Crisis Line at 253-535-7075.
  • For urgent medical advice after business hours, contact the MultiCare Consulting Nurse Line at 253-792-6410.