• Welcome to Orientation

    New and transfer students, you’re finally here! Check out everything you need to know during our five-day welcome event beginning September 20.

Engaging the Culture, Changing the World

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Goodbye, Class of 2017

Meet some of the outstanding seniors in this year's graduating class, and take a look at photo galleries from graduation events.

Bill Woodward

Thank You, Professors!

Ten distinguished faculty members retired this year. Find out more about them — and send them a word of congratulations!

 Faith and Business

Get Ahead in Your Career

Check out these unique certificate programs (like digital marketing, cybersecurity, and faith and business) that will help you succeed in today’s competitive workplace.

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A GOLD Alumnus

Why is 2017 Graduate of the Last Decade Jerrell Davis passionate about supporting young leaders in his neighborhood and in the classroom? Watch the video.



Take Note

  • Orientation

    Orientation: September 20–24

    From check-in times to special welcome events for all new students, transfer students, and parents, here is your schedule for Orientation 2017!

  • Education

    Educational Leadership Programs

    Serving working professionals, SPU’s graduate degrees and certification programs are for every level of leadership in a school district.

  • SPU Fridays and Falcon Nights

    One day or overnight: Visit classes, meet students and faculty, eat in Gwinn, ask questions, and more.

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    Majors and Minors

    Choose from 66 majors and 57 minors. Find the program that helps you reach your goals and make a difference in the world.

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    October 1: First Day to File Your FAFSA

    To receive your best possible financial aid offer, submit your FAFSA for the 2018–19 academic year as soon as possible after October 1.


  • Falcon Soccer at Home

    The men's and women's soccer teams play home games this week.

  • Celebrating Constitution Day

    A federal income tax and the direct election of senators are two ways the Progressive era in the early 1900s transformed the American Constitution. Professor Emeritus of History Bill Woodward looks at these amendments in his yearly essay for Constitution Day.

  • Pivot Northwest

    Several faith communities in Washington state are beginning a five-year research program to better engage and enrich the faith lives of young adults. The communities are working with the School of Theology and Industrial Organizational Psychology in this new program.

  • New CE Courses

    The School of Business, Government, and Economics has several new continuing education professional certificate courses launching Autumn Quarter. Many involve just two quarters of night classes and have no prerequisites.

  • Plan a Retreat at Camp Casey

    SPU's conference center on Whidbey Island has special packages for young people, churches, and sports teams.

  • Thank You, Professor Grauf-Grounds!

    Marriage and Family Therapy Professor Claudia Grauf-Grounds retired after more than 17 years at SPU. Find out more about her and other retiring faculty members, and send them a message.

  • Support for DACA Students

    Higher education leaders in Washington state, including SPU President Dan Martin, released a statement about the upcoming termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA, which protects young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, will affect thousands of college students in Washington state and across the country.

  • College to Career

    Whatever your dream career might be, SPU professors, mentors, and faculty advisors will help you develop a personalized plan for how to get there. See all the resources available.

  • Thank You, Professor Erisman!

    Executive in Residence Al Erisman retired after more than 16 years at SPU. Find out more about him and other retiring faculty members, and send them a message.

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