Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admittance to Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary! Follow these steps to complete your admission and become an enrolled student.

Your Admitted Student Portal

NEW! Log in to your own personalized admitted student portal to see what you need to do in order to enroll at PLTS.


Use your MyCLU username and password included in your admitted student information to log in.


Finalize Your Admission

  1. Complete and submit the Intent to Enroll Form
  2. Complete and submit the GTU Data Form to the PLTS Admission Office
  3. Submit your $100 enrollment deposit online to hold your place in the class. The Enrollment Deposit is non-refundable and will be applied to your tuition.

How to access the Enrollment Deposit form:

  1. Log in to WebAdvisor in MyCLU
  2. Go to Students
  3. Choose the CLUpay option under Student Accounts
  4. Hit Next
  5. Choose Enrollment and Housing Deposits under Payment Options

Once your deposit has been received, you may then proceed to the following steps.

Financial Aid

The primary purpose of the seminary’s financial aid, Grants, and Scholarship programs is to assist qualified people in obtaining a theological education at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary. The seminary’s financial aid program is designed to augment the student’s efforts. Students are responsible for their educational and living expenses and for seeking financial aid.

Aid is awarded on the basis of merit, need, availability of funds and satisfactory academic progress. Aid sources include institutional grants and scholarships and government guaranteed loans.

Master of Arts Students
GTU MA students affiliated with PLTS pay their tuition and continuing fees to PLTS and, accordingly, apply for PLTS Grant in Aid and Federal Student Aid.

Financial Aid
All students are encouraged to apply for Financial Aid.  To complete the financial aid process Follow these steps.

All correspondence from the Financial Aid Office will be sent to your PLTS email address.

Grants and Scholarships
To view a list of some of the Scholarships and Grants opportunities available to PLTS students, click here

Veteran’s Benefits
We are committed to honoring those who serve our country by making a quality education for veterans, military members, and their families a reality.  Please visit the Veteran’s Benefit page to learn more.

New Student Orientation

Fall 2020 Life and Learning Together Week [with Orientation Modules and Classes] begins Sunday September 6, 2020 with some preparation pieces in advance.  

This week provides you the opportunity to meet your new classmates and the rest of the PLTS community, to learn and experience how to thrive in seminary, and to begin classes.

Course Registration: Upon intending to enroll, you will receive your advisor assignment.  As soon as pre-registration becomes available in mid-April, you will also receive information about a recommended course schedule and about how to register, so that you can pre-register.  Prior to or during Orientation, you will review your course schedule with your advisor and complete your registration.

If you have not yet received your advisor assignment and recommended course schedule, please contact Lorraine Purmort.

Master Promissory Note

All students are required to submit a Master Promissory Note prior to registration. You will be prompted to enter your MyCLU username and password.

Submit your note

Payment Arrangements

Make arrangements for tuition payment with the Student Accounts Office.

You will be billed each term for registered courses and fees. Tuition is due at the beginning of each term. Arrange for full payment of tuition and fees, or sign up for a payment plan. (See payment opitons.)

How to view your bill:

  1. Log in to WebAdvisor in MyCLU
  2. Got to Students
  3. Choose the Pre-bill option under Student Accounts
  4. Select your term
  5. Choose Seminary for Student Type
  6. Hit Submit

If you have any questions, contact:

Student Accounts Office
60 West Olsen Road #1220
Thousand Oaks, CA  91360
Phone: 805-493-3173
Fax: 805-493-3886  


Visit the housing page for more information. For additional assistance, contact The Admission and Residential Life Coordinator Zachary Farley at 510-559-2730.

Contact Information

Name Title Email Phone
Sara Schultz Director of Admissions 510-559-2738
Zachary Farley Admission and Residential Life Coordinator 510-559-2730
Christopher Evans Associate Dean for Student Formation 510-559-2737