Gurjot (Junior, Former Resident of DJS Community) “Living in a community that knows the struggles and pressures of being a first-generation college student helps assures that you're not alone in this experience. In a way, we are all just embarking on a magical new journey riding the crazy unicorn that is college.”
Shalom (Sophomore, Resident of DJS Community [Students of Color Floor], Participant in Fall 2018 Linked FYEP Writing 101 Course) “Diversity encompasses complex differences and similarities among a group of people. [Students of Color floor] allows students from different backgrounds to come together and bring awareness to particular topics."
Sahara (Sophomore, Resident of DJS Community [Environmental & Social Justice Floor], Participant in Fall 2018 Linked FYEP Writing 101 Course) “I love living on the Environmental and Social Justice Floor of Stuen because I’m inspired to make a difference. I’m honored to hear the stories and struggles of my peers and love learning about their diverse backgrounds. I also love being encouraged to stay informed on what is happening in both this country and worldwide, and having discussions with people to find what we can do to make this world a better place.”
Sydney (First-Year Student, Resident of Hinderlie Community for Creative Expression in the Gender Inclusive Wing, Participant in Fall 2019 Linked FYEP Writing 101 Course) “I love walking into Hinderlie everyday to hear or see someone creating something new whether that is music or art. Hinderlie truly provides a creative and home-like environment.”
Savannah (First-Year Student, Resident of STEM House in Tingelstad Hall) “I love living in STEM House because I’m surrounded by people who are driven and have similar goals and ambitions as I do. I also have access to resources related to stem and there’s always amazing people living in my hall who can help me if I need it. It’s astonishing to live in such an encouraging, intelligent environment, its where I’ve found my community at PLU!”
Welcome to Residential Life
Where will I live? Who will my roommate be? What is a Learning Community? Will I fit in? What will I do in my hall? How can I get involved? Are there kitchens, laundry rooms, TV’s?
These are just a few questions that every new and continuing student asks themselves. Well, the friendly staff here in Residential Life will welcome you and help you discover the answers to these and many more questions.
Ask anyone on campus about…..Love Where You Live! Students here are passionate about their studies, their goals, and their homes. Residential Life wants you to Love Where You Live. Dig into our web pages, explore, watch videos, and get a sense of what it is like to live on campus at PLU.
For a full list of our policies and contracts please review our Documents page.