Department of Human Resources

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.

PLU Christmas Celebration


The annual Faculty and Staff Christmas Celebration is Thursday, December 15. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the luncheon begins at Noon. The luncheon is a time of celebration and recognition.

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Performance Management Training

Consider attending a training session to help you get ready to use the online performance management system.

Date: Friday, December 9
Time: 9:00-10:15am
Location: Garfield Station, Room 102

Contact Gretchen Howell at or x7185 to reserve your spot.

Fall Wellness Classes

PLU offers wellness classes for staff and faculty during each term throughout the year.  During Fall semester our classes include: Strength & Conditioning, Core Fitness, Walk Live, and Cardio Kick. Click here to sign up for fall classes.

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.

Click the link below and enter the username: pacific and password: lutheran.

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

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Weekly Wellness Tip

This week’s tip:  Children & media.  Click here for more information!


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Fall Good Fit Newsletter

Published fall and spring, the Good Fit is filled with the latest information on your benefits.


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.