Officers do not have deputized or state-commissioned police authority and carry no firearms, but they do make citizen’s arrests when appropriate. In addition, they work closely with the Seattle Police Department in the investigation of all crimes reported on campus.
Parking? Here’s how it works
To access the online parking application, log on to the Banner Information System and select the Personal menu, then Parking and Commuting. Under this menu you can register your vehicle and apply for a parking permit. This process must be completed each year and updated as information changes.
Apply for your student ORCA card
Autumn Quarter student ORCA card applications will be open starting at 8 a.m. on Friday, August 26. Deadline for applications is Monday, September 12. For information about the local bus system or to find out how to purchase your own personal card, visit the King County Metro website.
2016–17 faculty and staff ORCA cards available
ORCA cards for faculty and staff may be renewed for 2016–17. Pick up your new card at the Office of Safety and Security between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., or learn more.
Learn about alternative transportation
SPU offers incentives for employees to use alternative transportation such as bus, light rail, transit, vanpool, and bicycling. You can help reduce emissions, minimize the number of vehicles traveling to and from campus, and reduce the cost of commuting. Discover your options here.
Schedule a personal safety seminar
Female students as well as faculty and staff can sponsor a seminar on personal safety and crime prevention. The half-hour to two-hour program is presented by Cheryl Michaels, Assistant Director of Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Michaels is a nationally certified instructor with Rape Aggression Defense Systems. Email SecurityInfo@spu.edu to learn more about scheduling a class.