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Pacific Lutheran University

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12180 Park Ave S
Tacoma, Washington 98447

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:3000
Meeting
Rooms:15
Maximum
Overnight:1100
  • Lagerquist Concert HallLagerquist Concert Hall
  • Reflecting after a long day on Hauge lawnReflecting after a long day on Hauge lawn
  • Small group work on Foss FieldSmall group work on Foss Field
  • Football Camp on Foss FieldFootball Camp on Foss Field
  • Slack lining on Hauge lawnSlack lining on Hauge lawn
  • Red SquareRed Square
  • Tacoma, WATacoma, WA
  • Plated dinnerPlated dinner

About

About Pacific Lutheran University

Offering a beautifully wooded and intimate campus environment with sweeping views of Mt. Rainier and in close proximity to the booming metropolises of Tacoma and Seattle, Pacific Lutheran University is truly in the heart of everything. Committed to exceptional customer service and event spaces, PLU is the perfect setting for conferences, meetings, and special events in Tacoma, Washington!
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Tacoma - within city :: Seattle - 30 :: Portland - 90

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Seattle/Tacoma International - 40 minutes

CATERING
Choose from a wide range of specially prepared menu selections, or we can create a custom menu for your group. At PLU we strive to provide a local, Tacoma area, sustainable dining experience both with our dining commons experience along with catering options (including plated meals, buffet, meal service, and more).


In-House CateringYES


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Overnight Accommodations
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

3000 Attendees


15 Spaces

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Theatre Style 2800 | Classroom Style 300

TECHNOLOGY
Pacific Lutheran University offers free wireless internet across our Tacoma campus, wired and wireless internet in residential rooms, state of the art in-room media equipment available in most event spaces, teleconferencing, video and audio recording, amplification, and complimentary web advertising through our campus calendar.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

1100 Overnight Guests


Apartment Style :: Traditional Residence Halls :: Nearby Hotel(s)


Private :: Semi-Private :: Shared

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Accommodations

Accommodations

1100
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | Nearby Hotels | 85 rooms | 170 beds
Three floors with stair access twin extra long beds, laundry facilities, big screen TV in lobby
| Nearby Hotels | 90 rooms | 180 beds | floorplan
Harstad Residenc Hall
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Harstad Residenc Hall

The oldest building on campus, rooms vary in size and shape, elevator, single beds extra long
| Residence Halls | Nearby Hotels | 62 rooms | 125 beds | image
Hinderlie Residence Hall

There are 3 floors with stair access, newly renovated, twin extra long beds
| Residence Halls | Nearby Hotels | 85 rooms | 170 beds | image
Ordal Residence Hall

Three floors with stair access, twin extra long beds, big screen TV
| Residence Halls | Nearby Hotels | 92 rooms | 185 beds | image
Pflueger Residence Hall

Three floors with stair access, big screen TV, twin extra long beds
| Residence Halls | Nearby Hotels | 37 rooms | 75 beds | image
Stuen Residence Hall

Three floors with stair access, twin extra long beds, big screen TV
| Residence Halls | Nearby Hotels | 175 rooms | 350 beds | image
Tingelstad Residence Hall

Tallest residence hall on campus, nine floors with elevator access, twin extra long beds
| Suite/Apartment Style | 35 rooms | 100 beds
Four floors with elevator access, kitchen, studios, 2bd, 4bd and 5bd.
| Nearby Hotels | 300 rooms | 500 beds
Modern design and all the comforts of home And with a location a stay at this downtown Tacoma hotel may just ignite that artistic spirit within you.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
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Puyallup 800.528.1234 www.bestwestern.com
A/C This accommodation has A/C
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Bed and Breakfast 253.272.1282 www.chinaberryhill.com
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Hotel-Like
Bed and Breakfast 253.539.3991 888.539.3991 www.devoemansion.com
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Nearby Hotels
Puyallup 800-Holiday www.hiexpress.com
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Nearby Hotels
Downtown Tacoma 253.591.9100 800.321.2211 www.marriott.com
A/C This accommodation has A/C
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On Tacoma's waterfront 866.820.8448 www.silvercloud.com
A/C This accommodation has A/C

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
3000
Overall
300
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
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Leraas Lecture Hall

Tablet seating, 12' wide screen, wireless, projection booth, network connection, cable TV outlet
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Tablet seating, network connection, projection booth, 12ft. wide motor controlled screen
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ADMN 101

12' wide motor controlled screen and 10' inch wide screen. Fix tablet desks, wireless, whiteboard
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Mary Baker Russell Music Building. House PA/Concert Sound System, projection/audio booth
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Nordquist Lecture Hall

Adjustable table seating, network connections, portable whiteboard, 25' wide motorized screen, projection booth
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Stage lighting, wired for microphones, large screen video projection capabilities, PA/Concert sound system. As of 2011, Eastvold is currently undergoing new auditorium renovations! Stay tuned for an updated floor plan and images!

Stage lighting, wired for mics, large screen video projections capabilities
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Community Room-Built in audio/media. Available spaces in our Book Company include the Community Room, Board Room, and the Fireside Lounge.
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The Morken Center for Learning and technology is the first "gold" project in Pierce County. There are a total of ten classrooms, all complete with in-room media equipment. Computer labs are also available.
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Audio/media cable TV outlet, wireless
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Smart Classroom-adjustable table seating, wireless, six ft. wide screen
| 4,680 SQ FT | image

Laptop VGA connection, adjustable seating, wireless, wired for microphones, House/PA sound system
| 4,540 SQ FT | image

University Center-wired for microphones, 12x12 screen, house/PA sound system, wireless
| 2400 SQ FT | image

University Center-Adjustable seating, audio/media built-in, wireless
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University Center-audio/media, wireless, adjustable seating. Over ten flexible meeting spaces available year round varying in size and capacity!
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Cable TV, movable chairs, wired for microphones, network connections, 6x6 screen, Sound system. Available spaces include Lagerquist Concert Hall, Outdoor Amphitheater, Choir Rehearsal Room and Band Rehearsal Room. Sizes and capacities of each space vary.
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Adjustable table seating, network connections, portable whiteboard, 25'wide motorized screen, projection booth

Cable TV, movable chairs, wired for microphones, network connections, 6x6 screen, Sound system
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Located directly outside the front door of Foss Residence Hall.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES


Catering
Choose from a wide range of specially prepared menu selections, or we can create a custom menu for your group. At PLU we strive to provide a local, Tacoma area, sustainable dining experience both with our dining commons experience along with catering options (including plated meals, buffet, meal service, and more).
Dining Options
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The Commons

Experience Fresh Fantastic. The premier restaurant in the University Center on Upper Campus.
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KELLY CAFE

The Cafe nourishes the mind with a flavorful casual fare and unique delicious baked goods.

Hauge Administration Mortvedt Library Kelly Cafe at Morken Center
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Old Main Market-University Center

Grab a fresh lunch and espresso. Find a healthy organic snack.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Seattle/Tacoma International - 40 minutes
Nearby Cities
Tacoma - within city :: Seattle - 30 :: Portland - 90

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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The Northwest's premier mountain destination for Hiking, relaxation, recreation and discovery.
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Housed in a striking building distinguished by its iconic 90-foot-high cone, the Museum of Glass features ongoing glassblowing demonstrations and featured art displays.
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The museums permanent collection is one of the premier collections of Northwest artists work.
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The Washington State History Museum is where fascination and FUN come together!
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A day of thrills and adventure. Wild Waves & Enchanted Village is a 70-acre theme park and water park.
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In 1982, the President and Congress created the 110,000-acre National Volcanic Monument for research, recreation, and education.
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Find out why Tacoma is called The City of Destiny. Tacoma is Washington state's third-largest city, with approximately 201,700 residents.
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Seattle Space Needle the original grounds of the Seattle Worlds Fair has been transformed into a center for arts and cultural.

Services

Services

Services

Video, projectors, computers, PowerPoint, overhead and slide. You will find what you need.

Full sound systems, wireless, custom recordings, videoconferencing, televisions. Trained technicians.

Stage services staff helps coordinate set-ups and lighting in our musical facilities or large auditoriums.

Centrally accessible photocopying, fax,print, and mail services. Computers with internet access.

A university resource: help with bus routes, dinner locations/directions to surrounding attractions. Computers with internet access. Copy and fax services.

A resource to conference guests providing a safe and secure environment

Technology

Technology

Description
Pacific Lutheran University offers free wireless internet across our Tacoma campus, wired and wireless internet in residential rooms, state of the art in-room media equipment available in most event spaces, teleconferencing, video and audio recording, amplification, and complimentary web advertising through our campus calendar.
Technology

Computer projectors, sound systems, internet connectivity, DVD/VCR, projection screens.

Wireless, sound, projection screens, LCD Projectors.

Testimonials

Testimonials


"PLU has great facilities...more meeting places than most colleges and there are many different types of spaces. Of the many classrooms, lecture halls, auditoriums and athletic facilities we find we can custom tailor the space to our planned event. PLU's facilities are clean and modern."



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