Department ofResidential Life

Priority Points

Priority Points are what PLU uses to determine the order in which assignments are made.  Priority Points are calculated by using the following criteria:

A. Number of semesters student has lived on campus at PLU

1 point for each semester; NOT counting Summer or J-Term;

B. Number of semesters in a PLU authorized Study Away program

1 point for each semester, NOT counting Summer or J-Term;

C. Class standing

Attend of J-Term for academic year applications.  At the end of Fall for Spring applications.

2 Points =

first year (0 - 14 credits)

3 Points =

first year (15 - 29 credits)

4 Points =

sophomore (30 - 44 credits)

5 Points =

sophomore (45 - 59 credits)

6 Points =

junior (60 - 74 credits)

7 Points =

junior (75 - 89 credits)

8 Points =

senior (90 - 104 credits)

9 Points =

senior (105 - 129 credits)

10 Points =

graduate student (+ 130 credits)

 

D. Birth date

Age on September 1st for academic year applications.  Age on February 1st for Spring applications.

0 Points =

Less than 18 years old

1 Point =

18 years old

2 Points =

19 years old

4 Points =

20 years old

6 Points =

21 years old

8 Points =

22 years old

10 Points =

23 - 24 years old

12 Points =

25 - 26 years old

14 Points =

27 and older

 

E. Number of semesters lived in South Hall (South Hall applicants only)

1/2 point for each semester; NOT counting Summer or J-Term.