Maintaining Quarantine and Isolation Procedures

Happy New Year! As we wait for the ball to drop and welcome in 2022, please remember to celebrate New Year’s Eve safely; avoid crowded indoor areas, wear a mask in public, and keep gatherings small. Taking these precautions and getting vaccine boosters when eligible…

J-Term at PLU and the Omicron Variant

Dear PLU Community, Thank you for all of your extraordinary efforts this semester. Students, staff, and faculty across the university have been actively working with and for each other to keep one another healthy and safe—and we want to say thank you for that again,…

J-Term testing on campus and other reminders

Dear community, As we continue our efforts to combat COVID-19, there are a number of opportunities available to continue keeping our community safe and healthy. We are continuing to monitor the impact of the emerging Omicron variant. Mitigating risk in our everyday lives through masking,…

Vaccine clinics, boosters, testing and gatherings

Dear community, As we continue our efforts to combat COVID-19, there are a number of opportunities available to continue keeping our community safe and healthy. Mitigating risk in our everyday lives through masking, social distancing and keeping our gatherings small when possible helps us all…

Shifting mindset — pandemic and endemic

Dear PLU Community: Welcome home, Lutes! You’ve probably heard this countless times over the last two weeks, but it is so good to have everyone back on campus! It’s been truly wonderful to be able to return to the in-person community experience that makes PLU…

Five end-of-August details you need to know for fall

As we count down to the first day of school, here are five things you need to know for fall. 1) Vaccine verification PLU was one of the first universities in Washington to announce the expansion of student immunization requirements to include the COVID-19 vaccine.…

[Updated] Masks are now required indoors until further notice

[Updated September 30, 2021] We are continuing to require masks. Masking up works! Until further notice, PLU will continue to require the use of masks in all indoor locations, as currently required by local and state mandates. This applies to all indoor spaces when other…

Congratulations to the final week winner!

Congratulations to our tenth and final vaccine verification prize winner… Heather Jacobson Coordinator of International Student Services Heather’s reason for getting the vaccine: “I chose to get vaccinated to protect my family, friends and community, and to help kick COVID’s butt!” Heather is going to…

Winner, winner!

Congratulations to our ninth vaccine verification prize winner… Lou Groce Assistant Director for Media and Communications Department of Athletics Lou’s reason for getting the vaccine: “I chose to get vaccinated to protect my wife and newborn daughter, but also felt I was doing my part…