Homecoming & Family Week 2024
Homecoming & Family Week

Save the Date! Homecoming & Family Week - October 1-6, 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.

Mon-Fri, 8am - 4pm

University Gallery

This exhibition highlights the wide range of subjects, media, and form that make up the University’s Permanent Art Collection.
Ingram Hall – open M-F, 8 am-4 pm.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Virtual Trivia Night

Get your team together and compete against Lutes in our virtual Trivia Night for glory, knowledge, and prizes! Up to 6 players will complete 7 rounds, including 1 round of PLU trivia! Free.

7 – 8:30 p.m. PT

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Thursday, Oct 3

Friday, Oct. 4

Class of 1974 50th Reunion

Lutes in the Class of 1974 are gathering to celebrate 50 years since graduating from PLU. $50 per person. Click for more information!

 5:30pm – Scandinavian Cultural Center, Anderson University Center

Friday, Oct. 4

a musical revue

An evening of songs from musicals performed by PLU’s brightest talents!
Director: Tom Smith
7:30 p.m. – Eastvold Auditorium

Saturday, Oct. 5

Alumni Swim Meet

PLU Alumni Swim meet!

Pacific Lutheran University Women’s Swimming vs PLU Alumni Meet
Pacific Lutheran University Men’s Swimming vs PLU Alumni Meet

10 am – Swimming Pool

Saturday, Oct. 5

Lute Family Brunch

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.

10 – 11 a.m. – Chris Knutzen

Saturday, Oct. 5

Transition Mindset Session

Are you looking for ways to better support your college students or support your own transition from parenting a high school student to a college student? Join leaders from Wellness Services & Resources and Campus Safety to hear more. Offered in both English and Spanish. 11am -12noon – AUC

Saturday, Oct. 5

Football Game

PLU vs. Whitman

Wear your black and gold and cheer on the Lutes!

1:00 p.m. – Sparks Stadium
601 7th Ave, Puyallup

Saturday, Oct. 5

a musical revue

An evening of songs from musicals performed by PLU’s brightest talents!
Director: Tom Smith
5:30 p.m. – Eastvold Auditorium

Saturday, Oct. 5

PLU on Tap

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.

7 – 9 p.m. – Chris Knutzen 

Sunday, Oct. 6

Sunday Worship

Trinity Lutheran Sunday Worship
12115 Park Avenue South, Tacoma WA 98444

10 am – 11:15 am 

Sunday, Oct. 8

Golden Club Brunch

A brunch for alumni in the class of 1974 and earlier. President Belton will give campus updates. Free – registration required.
11:30 – 1:00 p.m. Trinity Lutheran, Thompson Hall
12115 Park Avenue South, Tacoma WA