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.

Spring Wellness Classes

PLU offers wellness classes for staff and faculty during each term throughout the year.  Spring classes include Yoga, Walk Live, Strength & Conditioning, Cardio Tone Kickboxing, and Low Impact Cardio. Click here for class details and to sign up.

Performance Management Training Session

We’ve added another training session to help you get ready  to use the new performance management system.

  1. Thursday, March 10, 2016
    Garfield Station, room 102

To reserve your space at a session, please contact Gretchen Howell at ex.7329 or

Financial Management with TIAA-CREF

Did you know that TIAA-CREF consultants are available to discuss your unique financial situation? They also offer a wide range of free on-demand webinars to help guide you through all the financial milestones in your life. Click below for details.

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.

Personal & Professional Development Opportunities

Personal and professional development day at PLU on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. (Photo/John Froschauer)

All faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to participate in a wide variety of workshops March 1-3.  Click here for workshop descriptions and to sign up.


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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.