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Commencement 2014

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Parent Handbook

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Bryan Jones We're Here to Help

October 17, 2014

I love this time of year on our campus. The quiet summer months are finally over and SPU students have returned, providing a buzz of excitement and energy. Students are already rolling up their sleeves and jumping right into their studies and activities. I am once again reminded of our students' quality and character. 

I've had the privilege of working with SPU parents and students for the last 13 years: 10 years as an enrollment officer and now three years as an advancement officer, so I fully understand the importance of your role as parents in the success of your sons and daughters. They probably wouldn't be at SPU if it weren't for you and the support you give them. We are so grateful that you and your students are a part of the SPU family, and we want to give you opportunities to continue to invest in their academic experience and community.

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News for Parents and Families

Mom's Day

Register Now for SPU Mom's Day 2014
SPU Mom's Day is Saturday, November 1 -- and tickets are selling fast! This event, themed "Oh, The Places You'll Go," is the perfect way to reconnect with your son or daughter and with other SPU moms and students.

The morning begins with a parent prayer meeting at 8:30 a.m., followed by brunch at 10 a.m. in Upper Gwinn Commons. Brunch includes a welcome from Pam Martin, wife of President Dan Martin, and an overview of SPU’s Study Abroad programs.

In the afternoon, you and your student can enjoy a cruise or explore Seattle. The evening culminates with dinner on or off campus and a spirited Falcon women’s volleyball match vs. Montana State Billings at Royal Brougham Pavilion.

Brunch is $25 per person. Brunch plus the boat cruise is $56 per person.

More information and registration

We hope to see you on campus November 1!


Revelation Day of Common Learning Parents are invited to the 12th annual Day of Common Learning, an all-day event in which the University suspends classes and gathers as a community to explore a significant idea or interest. This year's event is on Wednesday, October 22, and features keynote speaker Andy Crouch, executive editor of Christianity Today. This year's theme is "The Promise and Perils of Power: Fostering Human Flourishing in a Broken World." Learn more.

Alexander Hall

The Alexander Hall Campaign
Alexander Hall is central to the story of Seattle Pacific — a story that began in 1891 with a vision for outstanding Christian education that would equip students to do good in the world. Set on an uncultivated plot of land in early Seattle, Alexander Hall —our first building — brought that vision to life. Learn more.

most beautiful campusUndergraduate Tuition Rates

On March 3, President Daniel Martin sent an email to SPU undergraduate students about 2014–15 undergraduate tuition rates.
Read President Martin's email.