Welcome to the Rainier Writing Workshop. Before you start the program, there are some very important items that you must take care of:

Pay your non-refundable enrollment deposit online (your PLU ID is at the top of your admission letter).

Create your PLU e-pass (Currently a Lute? You can skip this step.)

Save the dates for the upcoming summer 2017 residency:

  • Thursday, July 27 – Arrive on campus for new student orientation activities
  • Friday, July 28 to Monday, August 7 – Rainier Writing Workshop

Submit your Medical History Record and Proof of Immunizations to the Health Center. A copy of this form was included in you admission packet, or you can clink this link to print out a new health form. This is mandatory. (Currently a Lute? You can skip this step.)

Apply for financial aid (if applicable). PLU’s institution code is: 003785. The link to fill out the FAFSA is: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Review the new student checklist on the Student Services Center New Student Checklist, There are several mandatory steps concerning financial aid and more. Be sure to read the following page carefully so you will be able to prepare for registration. On the above site there are directions for:

  • Applying for and accepting financial aid
  • Submitting the mandatory Payment Option Contract form
  • Using the Student Services online portal

Contact the Office of Student Financial Services if you have questions about financial aid and billing, 253-535-7161 or sfs@plu.edu. If you have questions related to registration, contact the Registrar’s Office at 253-535-7131 or registrar@plu.edu.

Are you Active Duty military, a Veteran or Military Spouse? Connect with Neshell Chabot, VA coordinator regarding your benefits: henkelnd@plu.edu

Watch for communication from Rick Barot, the program director. He will send you a steady stream of information in the months before your first residency. Feel free to contact him directly if you have any questions: barotrp@plu.edu, or 253-535-7318.