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Students use a variety of different methods for coming to and from campus. Review all of our transportation information on our transportation page!

Lockers & Storage

30 Semester use lockers are available downstairs in the AUC next to Campus Ministry (1st floor) and near The CAVE entrance at the bottom of the stairwell (basement level)

There are also25 lockers are available in Rieke Science Center on a first come basis. Inquire with the Division of Natural Science in Suite 158 for availability

PLU Pantry

The Pantry is accessible to students, staff and faculty who have a valid PLU ID. Every person entering the Pantry must swipe in with ID. To request entry after regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), contact PLU Campus Safety at 253-535-7441 or Email: Procedures outlining use, physical distancing and other COVID-19 protocols are posted on the Pantry door. Please govern yourself accordingly.

The PLU Pantry is located on the first floor of the AUC inside of Campus Ministry in room 190. The South Hall Pantry exists to serve South Hall residents. It is located inside the first-floor kitchen space and can be accessed 24/7 with a valid PLU ID.

Eating on Campus

Eating in the Commons is a big part of the PLU culture and a great way connect with the PLU community. We recommend that Commuter Students consider purchasing a meal plan, dining dollars, and/or LuteBuck$. More information can be found on the Campus Restaurants website!

Study Spaces on Campus

There are many places on campus that students love to study around campus! PLU has a spaces that students can reserve or there are plenty of places on campus for students to study individually or in a group! Below are just a FEW of a most popular places on campus you’ll find students studying.

  • The CAVE – Designed to provide a home-away-from-home for students while they are on campus, the CAVE is a great place to rest, study, and eat between classes and activities! The CAVE also hosts a variety of different, fun-filled events throughout the year for all Lutes to enjoy
  • Mortvedt Library Study Rooms – Study rooms are a GREAT place for individuals or groups to work together. Study rooms have big white boards for students to use and most rooms have a TV that students can project their computer screens on. Make a reservation for a study room here!
  • Anderson University Center – The AUC is a great places to study, between classes. Students are welcome to use tables at the Commons to study at during non-dinner hours, use the tables outside OMM, or there are some quieter spots on the lower level of the AUC near Campus Ministry and the Lute Locker.
  • Morken Center for Learning and Technology – Morken has an abundance of study tables on it’s upper and lower levels. Plus, if you ever need a study snack, Kelley Cafe is located on the first floor!
  • Residence Halls – All students have access to the various residence halls on campus until 10:00PM. Each residence hall has open lounges that students are welcome to study in.
    • Harstad Study Room – located on the second floor, Harstad Hall a large study room that’s divided into smaller study spaces for students
    • Tingelstad Study Rooms – located on each floor of Tingelstad, there are dedicated study rooms with whiteboards for students to use! TV with HDMI hookups are also available on both the East and West Lounges of the building
  • Is the sun out? Lutes LOVE to study outside! During sunny days, you’ll often find students on blankets or hammocking on Red Square or down on Foss Field to study!

Wellbeing Services and Resources

Wellbeing Services and Resources combines several on campus offices that contribute to a holistic student development

  • Health Center – Offers primary healthcare services to all PLU students, including: addressing acute and chronic illness, administer immunizations, men and women’s health care services, physical examinations, and sexual health services.
  • Counseling Services – Free mental health counseling resource available to all currently enrolled students. This also extends emotional support for undocumented students, as well as those students impacted by undocumented family or friends.
  • Dean of Students – Provides a fair and equitable process for reviewing and responding to incidents; this includes: academic dishonesty, policy violation, and conduct.
  • Student Care Network (SCN) – SCN works with the PLU community to proactively connect with students and partners for a successful academic, social, and emotional experience at PLU
  • Office of Accessibility and Accommodation – Serve students with either temporary or permanent physical, health, learning, sensory or psychological disabilities

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