Admitted Students

Congratulations! We’re happy to offer you admittance to PLNU. We think you’d make a great addition to our next incoming class, so we’re excited that you’re considering PLNU as your next home. Choosing a college is a big decision and we know it’s important to learn everything you can about your future Alma Mater before making the leap. So if you’re still undecided, keep exploring PLNU. Academics, faith, and community—you’ll discover that these are just a few of the reasons why PLNU is such a great place to call home.

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Ready to say yes to PLNU? Perfect. We’ll walk you through four easy steps to make it official. So again, welcome to PLNU!


1.  Submit Your Confirmation Deposit 

Your $425 deposit officially confirms your place here at PLNU. It ensures you’ll receive campus housing and a course schedule. You’ll need your student ID number to make your deposit, which is located on your acceptance letter. Your deposit is refundable up until May 1.

Submit Deposit Online

You can also mail in a check. Please make the check out to PLNU, include your full name and PLNU ID number (located on your acceptance letter), and mail to:
PLNU, Undergrad Admissions
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106


2.  Set Up Your PLNU Student Portal

Your Student Portal ( is your personalized entry point for managing all of your PLNU-related business. You’ll use it throughout your college experience to check the status of financial aid, connect with roommates, search for campus jobs, and much more.

  • Go to the Student Portal (

  • Click on the “Create Account” link on the left side of the screen

  • Enter your PLNU student ID number (found on your acceptance letter), last name, and zip code

  • Verify your name, address, and alternate email address on the next screen displayed

  • Check your alternate email address for your verification code, enter it, and click "Verify"

  • Select username (this will become your PLNU email address) and password

  • Wait 10 minutes before logging in the first time for our database to refresh

  • When your account is created, click on the “Students” tab at the top for your forms, financial aid information, and more

View a step-by-step guide to setting up your student portal.

Set Up Student Portal


3.  Fill Out Your Forms

Once you set up your student portal (step 2), you’ll be able to fill out some forms that we need from you before you arrive on campus. Please note that all forms must be submitted by May 1.

Personal Profile Form
We’re committed to helping you achieve your academic goals and stay on track to graduate on time. That’s why we ask you to fill out a Personal Profile form. This form helps us put together an academic profile of you.

Complete Personal Profile

Student Success and Wellness Information
We are dedicated to providing a healthy environment for you at PLNU. In order to ensure this, you’ll need to  provide medical information. You’ll be able to do so on the online health services portal starting April 1st.

To get a list of information we'll need, visit the Student Success and Wellness section of your portal.

Learn about Mandatory Student Medical Insurance.

Complete Wellness Forms

Residential Life Form

At PLNU, campus life is fun and exciting, and we can’t wait for you to move-in as a resident, or get involved as a commuter. We are committed to providing you a comfortable, supportive home for these next few years. In order to receive on-campus housing, or to tell us you'd like to live off-campus, you’ll need to fill out a Residential Life Form.


Complete Residential Life Forms

You will get your official housing information (including where you’ll live, and who your roommate will be) in early December (for spring students) or July (for fall students) on your Student Portal.


4.  Register for Preview Day (Optional)

We offer two special Preview Days just for our admitted students in April. Registration opens up in March, so don’t hesitate to take advantage of this great opportunity to discover PLNU.

Learn More About Preview Day

PLNU Parents

Wondering how you can stay connected once your son or daughter leaves for PLNU? Parent Connection provides a simple and easy way to stay up to date with all on-campus happenings.

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Facebook Groups

Now that you've been accepted, meet fellow students! Join a private Facebook group to connect with future classmates.

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