Spring LUTE Welcome Week Schedule @ a Glance

LUTE Welcome is packed with Lute traditions that will help you transition to the PLU community and engage with faculty, staff and students to begin navigating your journey at PLU.

LUTE WELCOME WEEK EVENTS DAY/TIME ACCESS
PLU Convocation: Ring in the New Academic YearVirtual, Required, Link to Watch
DJS ReceptionTuesday, 9/8, 5:30-6:30 pmVirtual, Info for Connecting Here
ASPLU: Check out the 1st ASPLU meetingTuesday, 9/8, 7 pmVirtualLink here for Zoom info
Chapel BeginsWednesday, 9/9, 10:30-11 amVirtual, Info on Connecting Here
Queer Connections: LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty Meet and GreetThursday, 9/10, 2:30-3:30pmVirtual Info On Connecting Here
Common Reading Discussions Friday, 9/11, 2 pmVirtual LUTE JAM Groups for those not in a 101 class.

Discussion Videos Here (right side website)
Engagement Fair: Connect with clubs, orgs, and PLU departments Friday, 9/11, 4-6 pmVirtual, on own,
Click here & register as a “job seeker” to participate
University CongregationSunday, 9/13, 5 pmVirtual, Info on Connecting Here
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2021 - EVENTSTIMELOCATION &/or how to ACCESS
A Day for Wellbeing & PlayAll DayJoin us for a various activities to support your thriving at PLU
LUTE Welcome (LW) Headquarters
Your one-stop-shop for all LW questions
8:30AM-12:00PMAnderson University Center (AUC) Grey Area (Main Floor, North Side of Building)
JAM Group Meet Ups for Brunch & Fun Activities
Optional: Meet up with your JAM Group for food & fun!
10:30AMFind your individual JAM Group meeting location printed on your name tag, which you received at Check In
HUNGRY?
Brunch time!
10:30AM-1:30PMAnderson University Center (AUC) Commons & Old Main Market (OMM)
Open Gym
Optional: Health & Wellness Opportunity
11:00AM-5:00PMOlson Gym
Stay 'n Play Activities
Optional: Each residence hall & the CAVE will host a fun activity that all are welcome to attend!
11:00AM-5:00PMResidence Halls: Rotating Times & Locations
(see details below)
Stay 'n Play in Hong
Study Away Trivia & Drop in Wang Center Advising
11:00AM-12:30PMLanguage Resource Center in Hong
Stay 'n Play in Tingelstad
Rock Painting
12:00PM-2:00PMTingelstad First Floor Lobby
Open Weight Room
Optional: Health & Wellness Opportunity
12:00PM-4:00PMNames Fitness Center
Rec & Lap Swim
Optional: Health & Wellness Opportunity
12:00PM-4:00PMPool
Stay 'n Play in Hinderlie
Makerspace Open Hours
12:30PM-2:00PMHinderlie Makerspace (Ground Floor)
Yoga
Optional: Health & Wellness Opportunity
1:00PM-2:00PMMemorial Gym (enter through Names Fitness Center)
Pre-register through imleagues.com (search PLU & create an account using your PLU email address)
Stay 'n Play in Harstad
House of Harstad
1:00PM-2:30PMHarstad First Floor Lobby
LUTES @ Play
Optional: The PLU Football Team is hosting a high energy mixer filled with fun
2:30PM-3:30PMFoss Field
Stay 'n Play in Ordal & Stuen
International Snack Time
2:30PM-4:00PMOrdal First Floor Lobby
Stay 'n Play in Pflueger & South
Pflouth Pfield Day
3:00PM-5:00PMCheck in at Pflueger Front Desk
Ultimate Frisbee
Optional: Fun event
3:30PM-5:00PMFoss Field
Stay 'n Play: CAVE Games
Meet other new Lutes in the commuter lounge
4:00PM-6:00PMThe CAVE (Anderson University Center Basement)
HUNGRY?
Encouraged: Go to Dinner with your JAM Group before the featured speaker!
5:00PM-7:00PMAnderson University Center (AUC) Commons & Old Main Market (OMM)
Featured Speaker: Jason Kilmer
Required session: View with your JAM Group
7:15PM-8:30PMAnderson University Center (AUC) Various Rooms & Virtual via Zoom Link (PLU epass required to access link)
AUC Open Late: Lutes @ Nite
Games: Board Games (in AUC 133) and Jackbox Games (on Discord) hosted by Engage Ambassadors
Movie: Coco (in CAVE)
8:30PM-11:00PMIn-Person in the Anderson University Center (AUC) and virtual via PLU's Digital Campus (on Discord)
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 TIMELOCATION/ACCESS
Order Food for Next Day before 10 a.m. TodayOrder Here
WAKE UP with LUTES: Insider TipsAM message,
2-3 min.
Listen on own
LUTE Welcome Headquarters Open8:00 am-4:00 PMPLU Clock Tower
Military-Affiliated Community Workshop
(military-affiliated LUTES)
8:00-9:00 amVirtual, for military-affiliated students
Link to info and Zoom access
LUTE WELCOME HOME: Meet Your JAM Group &
President's message:
What does it mean to be a LUTE?
9:00-9:45 amVirtual LUTE JAM Group, Required
Life at PLU during COVID & Pledge9:45-10:00 amVirtual LUTE JAM Group, Required
Sounds of Solidarity: Program,
Student storytellers share their intersectional narratives and how they navigate PLU
10:00-11:30 amVirtual LUTE JAM Group, Required
Link to Zoom info here
Living the LUTE Mission11:30 am-12:30 pmVirtual LUTE JAM Group, Required
HUNGRY?
Lunch
(residential students only)
Commuters: Lunch on Own
between 11:00 AM-2:00 pmDelivered, includes Sunday breakfast -
Orders Must Be Placed by 10 am day before
What the Tech?
Academic Resources & Blended Learning
1:15-2:00 pmVirtual LUTE JAM Group, Required
You're a LUTE Now What?2:15-3:00 pmVirtual LUTE JAM Group, Required
Arriving To Thriving3:00-4:00 pmVirtual LUTE JAM Group, Required
Learning Community Welcome4:00-5:00 pmVirtual LUTE JAM Group, Required
HUNGRY?
Dinner
(residential students only)
4:30 pm-7:00 pmStudents in Quarantine
Dinners will be delivered to your room in your Residence Hall.
LUTES @ Play Kick Off
& Virtual Games
(Animal Crossing, Minecraft, Trivia, etc.)
7:00 pm - ongoingVirtual, optional -
Gaming in Discord Channels,
Watch @plucampuslife Instagram for LUTES @ Play or Student Engagement website
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2020 - EVENTSTIMELOCATION/ACCESS
Order Food for Next Day before 10 a.m. TodayOrder Here
WAKE UP with LUTES: Insider TipsAM message,
2-3 min.
Listen on own, Required
PLU Chapel 9:15-9:45 amVirtual, on your own, optional
HUNGRY?
Lunch
(residential students only)
between 11:00 AM-2:00 pmDelivered, includes Monday breakfast -
Orders Must Be Placed by 10 am day before
Love What You Do:
Wild Hope Center for Vocation
3:00-4:00 pmVirtual on own, Link to Video
Sunday Live Chat President Allan Belton, Joanna Royce-Davis,
Vice President for Student Life & Gracie Anderson, ASPLU President -
Link to submit questions.
4:00-5:00 pmVirtual on own, Link to Connect
HUNGRY?
Dinner
(residential students only)
4:30-7:00 pmStudents in Quarantine
Dinners will be delivered to your room in your Residence Hall
LUTE Follies8:00-9:00 pmVirtual, on own, optional for Transfers/highly encouraged
WELCOME HOME: Residential Community Connections
hosted by Residence Hall Association (RHA)
9:00-10:00 pmVirtual, required for residential students only, Link here for Zoom info
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 - EVENTSTIMELOCATION &/or how to ACCESS
A Great Day To Rest
Take time to refresh for first day of classes & review Smart Start Student Checklist
All DayRelax on your own & peruse the Smart Start Checklist on the LUTE Welcome Webpage
HUNGRY?
Breakfast & lunch on your own
7:00AM-9:30AM
10:30AM-1:30PM
Anderson University Center (AUC) Commons & Old Main Market (OMM)
COVID-19 Testing Center Open 10:00AM-1:00PMAnderson University Center (AUC), Room 133
LUTE JAM Group Meet-Ups
Optional: Go to lunch or just check in with last minute questions!
11:30AM-2:00PMFind your individual JAM Group meeting location printed on your name tag, which you received at Check In
Open Weight Room
Optional: Health & Wellness Opportunity
12:00PM-4:00PMNames Fitness Center
CAVE Open Hours
A home away from home for commuters!
2:00PM-3:00PMAnderson University Center (AUC) Basement
IHON New Student Orientation
For new International Honors students only
3:00PM-4:00PMAnderson University Center (AUC) Chris Knutzen Hall (214)
HUNGRY?
Dinner on your own
4:30PM-7:30PMAnderson University Center (AUC) Commons & Old Main Market (OMM)
Love Where You Live: Community Building
Residential Wing Meetings hosted by Resident Assistants (RAs)
7:00PM-8:00PMLearn your individual wing meeting location from your RA when you move in
AUC Open Late: Lutes @ Nite
Games: Jackbox Games (on Discord) hosted by Engage Ambassadors
Movie: Inside Out (in CAVE)
Activity: PLU Trivia hosted by Residence Hall Association & ASPLU
8:00PM-10:00PMIn-Person in the Anderson University Center (AUC) and virtual via PLU's Digital Campus (on Discord)

We Look Forward to Meeting You

LUTE Welcome Orientation
is an exciting series of experiences designed to welcome students to PLU’s vibrant community and allow you to get connected, to be involved and to stay informed.

Interested in finding a job, studying abroad, and/or joining a LUTE club? Your JAM group guide will connect you to these resources and more, while you make friends with fellow students.

Virtual Resource Connections