PLU moves to a tentative Stage 3 on Campus Status Dial

Dear PLU Community, As you know, PLU will begin the 2020–21 school year with a staged approach to reopening. We’ve created a status dial to ensure that our community members can quickly and easily see which stage we’re currently in, from fully remote learning and…

Introducing the PLU Campus Status Dial

TO: PLU Community FROM:  Office of the President PLU will begin the 2020–21 school year with a staged approach to reopening. We’ve created a visual representation— a status dial —to ensure that our community members can quickly and easily see which stage we’re currently in,…

Six mid-August details you need to know for fall

TO: All students and families FROM: Office of the President 1. Campus Status Dial Pacific Lutheran University will begin the 2020-21 school year with a staged approach to reopening. We’ve created a visual representation—a dial—to ensure that our community members can quickly and easily see…

Wellness requirements for all Lutes

To: All students and families From: Student Life Dear Lutes and families, The daily Wellness Check-in is now live! Please familiarize yourself with this simple process so you’ll be ready when it’s time. CHECK IT OUT Pre-arrival Wellness Check-in All students should complete the daily pre-arrival…

J-Term 2021 Study Away Programs Postponement

To: J-Term 2021 Study Away Program students From: The Wang Center for Global and Community Engaged Education Dear J-Term 2021 Study Away Program participants, On behalf of the Wang Center for Global and Community Engaged Education, I write to inform you that, due to the…

Return to Campus for Fall 2020

To: Students and Families From: Office of the President Dear Lutes and families, As we’ve spent this summer planning for a wide range of scenarios, the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff have been front of mind. This complicated moment poses different…

July update on Fall 2020 planning

TO: All students and families FROM: President’s Office Dear students and families, If you’ve been tracking the cases here in Pierce County, you know that our local community, like our country, is still struggling to curb the spread of the coronavirus. You are also seeing…

Safe Plans for Campus & Travel Related Guidance

Dear students, With the start of the term less than two months away, we find the pandemic moving in the wrong direction. If you’re like us, you are worried about the record numbers of new cases across the country, including here in Pierce County. We’re…

PLU Athletics and NWC Update on Fall Sports

Dear Lutes and families, The NWC, along with its member institutions, have been working diligently over the past several months to plan for the safe reopening of their campuses this fall while prioritizing the health and well-being of students, faculty, staff, and campus communities. With…

Update on Rescheduled Commencement

To: Class of 2020 and graduating students From: Office of the President Dear graduates, This spring, as the impacts of COVID-19 were just beginning to be understood, we announced that we would be unable to host our commencement event at the Tacoma Dome. After hearing…