Welcome to Human Resources

HR Mission Statement: We are a team of HR professionals, who promote an exceptional work environment for the PLU community, in order to provide a premier educational experience.

Nominations are now being accepted for Distinguished Staff Awards

The program is designed to recognize outstanding contributions made by employees through their accomplishments, leadership, and service to the university and its community members. The awards are generally presented to up to five staff employees each year. Award recipients receive $750 and will be announced in May.

The nomination form and guidelines may be found here. A history of past recipients is also available. The deadline is Friday, April 9.
Please call Human Resources at ext. 7185 with any questions.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Did you know that free access to First Choice Health EAP is part of your PLU benefits?

Your EAP can help with a variety of issues both professional and personal – from dealing with stress at work to elder care and emotional well-being. EAP is a confidential resource and will provide guidance, assessment, and referral at no cost to you.

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Human Resources Service Hours

Office hours: By appointment only; Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.
Live phone hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 1:30pm-4:30pm & Wednesday, Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm.

For assistance, we are available at humr@plu.edu or 253-535-7185

**DO NOT email SSN or other personal information.

HR is located on the NW side of Garfield Station, at the corner of C St and Wheeler.


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Commute Smart provides alternative transportation methods for PLU students, faculty and staff.


We’re pleased to provide a comprehensive benefit plan to fit the needs of you and your family.

Dispute Resolution

We provide mediation services and assistance in improving conflict resolution skills.