• Invest in SPU

    Join us in this annual online charitable giving event. Together we can impact the lives of our students.

    Read More

Engaging the Culture, Changing the World

Veterans Day

Resources for Veterans, Dependents

SPU offers financial, academic, and social support to veterans, including participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Jacob Redding

On His Way to a Doctorate

As an undergraduate, Jacob Redding’s academic course was changed when he met graduate students who inspired him with their depth, authenticity, and conviction.

Tatyana Lats

The Outsider

Inspired by immigrants, alumna Tatyana Lats is now an advocate for refugees fleeing intolerable conditions in their homelands.

Cindy Bishop

Meet Cindy Bishop

The assistant professor of biology and veterinarian talks about student research in microbiology, and gives advice for aspiring animal doctors.



Take Note

  • SPU transfer student

    Transfer Open House: May 26

    Bring your transcripts; tour campus; ask questions; receive a provisional admissions decision — you could get a visit scholarship.

  • Counselor Education

    School of Education Graduate Degrees

    Designed for working professionals, these educational leadership programs offer world-class academics, flexibility, and more.

  • NSA

    New Student Advising

    Are you an incoming freshman or transfer student? Get a head start on your academic career at SPU. Sign up for this mandatory advising program.

  • Commencement 2014

    Commencement 2016

    Graduating students: Less than two months till Commencement, June 10 and 11. Be sure to order your cap and gown by April 20.


  • Library Closed

    Due to electrical problems, the Ames Library will be closed Monday, May 2. Reference librarians will be available 10 a.m-8 p.m. today via chat as well as reference@spu.edu. Visit the library website for more information.

    Read More
  • New Film Studies Major

    Alumnus Joe Miller ‘13 created a self-designed major in film and is now a film producer in Los Angeles. SPU will offer a new film studies major in September.

    Read More
  • Recent Donation Featured

    A local newspaper featured William Sacherek and Liselotte Lamerdin, who recently donated rare paintings to SPU in appreciation of the reconciliation work of the John Perkins Center.

    Read More
  • And the Winners Are..

    Read about the amazing winners from this year’s Social Venture Business Plan Competition, a unique event designed to encourage students from all majors to develop entrepreneurial projects that can make a difference in the world.

    Read More
  • Rare Paintings Donated to SPU

    A special ceremony will be held Tuesday, April 19, to unveil two paintings by African American artist Charles Ethan Porter. The paintings are being donated to SPU by William Sacherek and Liselotte Lamerdin in appreciation of the reconciliation work of SPU’s John Perkins Center.

    Read More
  • Falcon Wins National Title

    The 2016 all-around champion at USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate Championships is gymnast Maria Hundley. It’s her sixth national championship and the most in SPU history.

    Read More
View All