PLU Metrics and Vaccination Rates – 2021-2022

PLU Community Vaccination Rates

Student Vaccination Rate


4% of students have an approved medical or religious exemption.

Faculty/Staff Vaccination Rate


4% of faculty/staff have an approved medical or religious exemption.

PLU Community Case Numbers

The data below includes employees and students who were confirmed as positive for COVID-19 through PLU testing, Tacoma Pierce-County Health Department or self-reporting, and who came to campus or were in close contact with anyone affiliated with campus.

Known Active Cases (Updates on Fridays)


Known Cases Resolved


(since September 2021)

Known Active Cases Breakdown

On-campus Students6
Off-campus Students7

Last update on Friday, January 21 at 8:00 a.m.

NOTE (Jan. 14, 2022): The Washington State Department of Health and the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department recently recommended changes to COVID-19 guidelines, including reducing the number of isolation and quarantine days. Click here for an updated flowchart on what that means for Lutes.