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New Student Orientation

New student orientation - students strumming ukuleles

Welcome new Lutes

New Student Orientation is an exciting event designed to welcome new students to PLU’s vibrant community and allow you to get connected, to be involved and to stay informed. It is a time to learn about the resources you will need to be successful during your time at PLU and to make connections with your fellow Lutes. Register for NSO here! 

Look forward to meeting you

We will help you prepare for your first semester by directing you to various academic resources including your academic advisor, academic assistance, career connections, and other essential offices. You will learn about ways to become involved on campus and engage in exciting PLU traditions. We look forward to meeting you and being a part of your collegiate experience.

NSO Guides

Rest assured as our team of amazing NSO Guides will be here to welcome you. They are PLU students who have extensive knowledge and experience of PLU, who serve as resources and supports to new students during NSO and beyond.

Are you a current PLU student who would like to join the 2018 NSO Guide team? Apply today on the Career Connections Opportunity Board!

Please check back in June for more information about New Student Orientation, including schedules for first year students, transfer students, international students, and family members!


A Lute Card is PLU’s version of an identification card. Find out more about Lute Cards here.

New Student Orientation Registration

Register for New Student Orientation here!

Common Reading Experience

Every incoming student will have a common reading experience. Transfer students, you will get all of the information during New Student Orientation, so start to get excited now.

Common Reading for First Year Students >


Purchase your books for class. You could even read ahead.

Online Bookstore >

Parking Pass

If you drive during your time at PLU, you will to register your vehicle with PLU Campus Safety and get a parking pass.

Parking at PLU >