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.

Fall Wellness Classes

PLU offers wellness classes for staff and faculty during each term throughout the year.  Summer classes just ended – details on Fall classes are coming soon!

Performance Management Training

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

Date: Tuesday, September 13
Time: 9:00-10:15am
Location: Garfield Station, Room 102

Contact Gretchen Howell at or x7185 to reserve your spot.

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.

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Weekly Wellness Tip

Many people practice yoga or Pilates for stretching and core strengthening, but have you ever tried tai chi? This low impact Chinese exercise program also provides health benefits. Click here for this week’s wellness tip!

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


Join a remarkable community working together in support of the University's mission and students.

Spring 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.