Application Process Overview

Incoming first year and transfer students can apply for housing online after their Enrollment Deposit has been paid. A link to the Learning Community Application will be provided in the Enrollment Deposit confirmation email. A housing assignment is dependent on the enrollment deposit being paid.

After a Learning Community Application is submitted:

  1. Staff will review the application and compare to available space on campus, this may take one to two weeks
  2. An email will be sent to the students PLU email account including the Learning Community and Hall they are assigned to
  3. An email will be sent near the end of July with Roommate information
  4. Students will learn of their room assignment at move in day!

Sound-Off in Hinderlie Hall.

Applying for the Academic Year:

Continuing students who wish to apply to live on-campus must submit a new Learning Community Application every academic year. To apply to live on campus for the 2021-2022 academic year students need to apply prior to Thursday March 25th, 2021 at 11:59pm.

To apply to the Traditional Halls and Stuen Hall continuing students must submit a learning community application and attend the Room Selection Process which will be held in early April.

To apply to South Hall students who meet the eligibility requirements  must complete a Learning Community Application prior to 11:59pm (PST) on February 17th, 2021 in order to have priority points considered. If a student does not receive an apartment and they are required to live on campus, our office will use the same housing application toward the Room Selection Event in early April.

South Hall Room student studying

Fall Housing

Fall Housing is for students needing housing between the end of August and mid-December.  Select one of the previous two tabs for more information.

Extended Stay Housing and Winter Break Housing

Extended Stay Housing is for students needing to make a special request to stay extra night after the official close of either Fall or Spring Semester, this is a needs based request that supports students that cannot make arrangements to leave prior.

Winter Break Housing is for those students that need to stay on campus from the end of Fall to the start of J-Term.

Students are asked to apply between late October and December.

Information on Extended Stay Housing and Winter Break Housing

January Term and Spring Housing

January Term (J-Term Housing) is housing that students can elect to request if they are taking a J-Term class.

Spring Housing typically operates between February and the end of May.

Students who have Fall Housing will be able to keep their housing assignment and will not need to reapply for J-Term and Spring housing of the same year.

Students are able to apply for J-Term or Spring Housing between late October and early December

Information on J-Term and/or Spring Housing

Early Arrival Housing and Summer Housing

Early Arrival Housing takes place prior to the start of Fall Semester.  Students are requested to apply before the start of August.

Information on Early Arrival Housing

Summer Housing takes place between the end of Spring Semester and the beginning of Early Arrival Housing. Summer Housing is operated by Hospitality Services.

Information on Summer Housing