Events (Admissions, Alumni, Athletics)

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Will PLU still hold Commencement? — April 3

Commencement 2020 will be held on Saturday, September 5th, at 2 p.m. (PDT) at PLU to honor the accomplishments of graduating students that have brought them to this moment, and also to honor their transition into their Lute alumni community. The event will be livestreamed for those unable to attend.

Read the full announcement.

Will PLU be hosting off-campus alumni events? – March 16

PLU is following guidance issued by our local Health Department, as well as the Health Departments of any area where an alumni event would be taking place. Many of our alumni events through the May 4 have been cancelled or postponed, and we are continuing to monitor the situation to make appropriate adjustments to future events. Changes to events are being communicated as quickly as possible. Please call the office of Alumni and Students Connections if you have a question about an event in your area at 253-535-7415.

If I'm a spring sport student-athlete, what happens to my eligibility since the spring season was cut short? – March 16

On March 13, the NCAA approved a blanket waiver for all student-athletes participating in spring sports to:

a). Waive the use of a season of participation for all student-athletes in spring sports; and
b). Waive the use of the spring semester towards the student-athletes limit of 10 semesters, regardless of if they used a season or not

So spring sport student-athletes will regain this year of eligibility.

Are the Athletics spring sports seasons canceled? – March 16

Yes, on March 12 NCAA President Emmert canceled all remaining winter and spring sport NCAA Championships (DI, DII, DIII). As such, PLU and the Northwest Conference has also suspended practices and competitions.

What is the status of LuteOverknight? — March 15

Unfortunately, our two Lute OverKnights have been cancelled. However, we’re working hard on putting together a virtual event for you! Missed it? Take a look at VideOverKnight.

What is the status of campus visits and events for Admissions? — March 15

Hello, Future Lute! For all questions related to Admission, please visit our Future Lute FAQs for information on visits to campus, faculty meetings, and more. We are happy to connect you soon!