Homecoming & Family Week

Homecoming & Family Week - Sept 30 - Oct 6, 2024!

Step into Luteville and embrace the energy of Homecoming & Family Week in person and virtually from October 1st to 6th, 2024. Stay tuned as we weave together a tapestry of exciting and nostalgic festivities for alumni, students and the PLU community to enjoy. Homecoming & Family Week promises an experience that will captivate both the young and the young at heart. So mark your calendars and join us for a week of unforgettable memories that will ignite your inner Lute in the spirit of celebration.

Whip up a batch of famous PLU scones to enjoy while you are waiting for all the events.

Stay tuned for more information as we add more events! 

University Gallery
Open Monday – Friday,
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Ingram Hall
This exhibition highlights the wide range of subjects, media, and form that make up the University’s Permanent Art Collection.

2024 Election Cycle6-7 p.m. (virtual)
The country is facing a period of remarkable uncertainty heading into the 2024 election. In this session, Dr. Michael Artime and a panel of Political Science majors will share their insights and answer questions from the audience.

University Gallery
Open Monday – Friday,
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Ingram Hall
This exhibition highlights the wide range of subjects, media, and form that make up the University’s Permanent Art Collection.

Mind the Inclusion Gap book coverFireside Chat: Mind the Inclusion Gap – 12 p.m. PST (virtual)
PLU alum Suzy Levy will share a handful of lessons on inclusion from her new book, “Mind the Inclusion Gap.” She’ll also reflect on her PLU experience and journey towards a ‘life of service’ post-graduation. More information

Virtual Trivia Night – 6–7 p.m. PST
Join us for a fun-filled evening of trivia! Get your team together and compete for glory, knowledge, and prizes! Teams may consist of up to six members.

University Gallery
Open Monday – Friday,
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Ingram Hall
This exhibition highlights the wide range of subjects, media, and form that make up the University’s Permanent Art Collection.

Rosh Hashanah Jewish New Year. A time of introspection, abstinence, prayer and penitence. The story of Abraham is read, the ram’s horn is sounded, and special foods are prepared and shared. Rosh Hashanah will begin the evening of Wednesday, October 2 and end the evening of Friday, October 4.

 

University Gallery
Open Monday – Friday,
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Ingram Hall
This exhibition highlights the wide range of subjects, media, and form that make up the University’s Permanent Art Collection.

University Gallery
Open Monday – Friday,
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Ingram Hall
This exhibition highlights the wide range of subjects, media, and form that make up the University’s Permanent Art Collection.

Stage with spotlights for a performanceThe Great American Songbook: A Musical Revue
7:30 p.m. –
Eastvold Auditorium
An evening of American popular songs and jazz standards from the 1920s to the 1960s that were created for Broadway and Hollywood, performed by PLU’s brightest talents! Director: Tom Smith, Musical Director: Amy Boers, Choreographer: Taya Lovejoy (‘25)

Class of 1974 50th Reunion5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Scandinavian Cultural Center, Anderson University Center
Lutes in the Class of 1974 are gathering to celebrate 50 years since graduating from PLU! $50 per person. Click here for more information.

PLU Swim Alumni Meet – Swimming Pool
9:30am Warm-Ups/10:00am Meet Starts

Estimated 11:00/11:30am End Time
Attendance is FREE

Lute Family Brunch10 – 11 a.m.
Chris Knutzen Hall, Anderson University Center
Current PLU students and their families are invited to a breakfast on campus. President Allan Belton & VP for Student Life Dr. Royce-Davis will share updates. $15 per person.

Football Game: PLU vs. Whitworth
1pm – Sparks Stadium, 601 7th Ave, Puyallup
Wear your black and gold and cheer on the Lutes!

The Great American Songbook: A Musical Revue
5:30 p.m. –
Eastvold Auditorium
An evening of American popular songs and jazz standards from the 1920s to the 1960s that were created for Broadway and Hollywood, performed by PLU’s brightest talents! Director: Tom Smith, Musical Director: Amy Boers, Choreographer: Taya Lovejoy (‘25)

PLU on Tap7 – 9 p.m.
Chris Knutzen Hall, Anderson University Center
Join us in person as we continue the PLU on Tap tradition with Lute producers of beer, wine and cider. $25 includes 4 tastings, appetizers and a tasting glass.

Trinity Lutheran Sunday Worship
10 am – 11:15 a.m.
12115 Park Avenue South, Tacoma WA 98444

Golden Club Brunch11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran, Thompson Hall, 12115 Park Avenue South, Tacoma WA 98444
A brunch for alumni in the class of 1974 and earlier. President Belton will give campus updates. Free – registration required.