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PLU 2019 Homecoming & Family Weekend

October 3-6, 2019

A celebration for alumni, students, families and the campus community.



October 3

Lutheran Studies Lecture with NY Times bestselling author Nadia Bolz-Weber
Lagerquist Concert Hall
7 p.m.


October 4

Allan Belton

Inauguration of Allan Belton as PLU’s 14th President
Olson Auditorium
4 p.m.

PLU on Tap. Enjoy appetizers and Lute-produced wine and beer
Chris Knutzen Hall, AUC
7:30 p.m.


October 5

Football: PLU vs. Lewis & Clark
Sparks Stadium, Puyallup
12:30 p.m.

Men’s Soccer: PLU vs. Linfield
PLU Soccer field
2:30 p.m.

President’s Dinner
(Cost is $40; please register in advance)
Olson Auditorium
5 p.m.


October 6

University Congregation Worship
Lagerquist Concert Hall
11 a.m.

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