The Mortvedt Library welcomes visitors from the general public and alumni.


  • library computers
  • online database and journal access (on campus only – why?)
  • printing and copying
  • wireless Internet access

Not available:

  • off campus access to electronic resources
  • study rooms
  • interlibrary loan

Borrowing Privileges

Alumni can check out up to 15 items at a time.  Alumni Cards can be obtained from Alumni & Student Connections.

If you are not PLU alumni and would like to borrow from the library, borrowing privileges are available as a Friend of the PLU Library for a $100 yearly membership.  Friends of the Library can check out up to 5 items at a time.


Item Type Borrowing Period Number of Renewals
Books 28 days One (28 days)
Journals Not available None
CDs, DVDs, & VHS tapes Not available None