University Winter Break Closure

In observation of the winter holidays, all PLU offices and departments are closed from Christmas Eve through New Years Day (Dec. 24-Jan. 2).  Medical and mental health appointments are NOT available during this closure.  All PLU offices will reopen Tuesday, January 3.

ADDITIONAL NOTE:  The PLU Counseling Center will be closed December 17-January 2.  No appointments will be scheduled during this closure.

For Support During a Break or Closure (available 24-hours a day)

Lute Telehealth – 24/7/365 online and telephone access to medical and mental health services.  Please use Lute Telehealth services as needed during a university closure.

This free service is available to all currently enrolled students (use your PLU credentials to sign in).  Lute Telehealth is also a great option for students with unusual or tight schedules. Use it to connect with a counselor/medical provider or to seek consultation at a time that is convenient to you.

  • Lute Telehealth also has a Talk Now option to speak with a mental health counselor same-day and in urgent situations.  There is no limit to using this service.

PLU Crisis Line (For more urgent support and assistance, available 24/7/365) – If you want to talk with a counselor immediately, call (253) 535-7075.  You need not be in crisis to use this line.  For students feeling distraught or overwhelmed, this is a great service to utilize.  Faculty can use this line if concerned for a student.

For urgent medical support, contact the MultiCare Consulting Nurse Line at 253-792-6410.