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News and Events for SPU Parents and Families

Sacred Sounds Join your student and the entire SPU community for special 125th Anniversary versions of traditions such as the Student Talent Show, Homecoming Choir Concert, parent workshops, Mainstage Theatre, basketball double-header, and the All-Athletics Reunion for team members and fans alike! For the first time ever, you can purchase an ALL ACCESS PASS (single or family pass) and enjoy all that Homecoming and Parents Weekend has to offer for one low price.  More info about Homecoming and Parents Weekend.

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When Free Methodist founders broke ground for Seattle Pacific, they planted a powerful dream that young graduates would help change the world. This dream is still very much alive today.


Sacred Sounds

Sacred Sounds Recap

A sellout audience of more than 2,900 people gathered in McCaw Hall on November 29 for SPU’s 17th annual Sacred Sounds of Christmas. Showcasing performing groups from the SPU Music Department, the event also highlighted a milestone in Seattle Pacific history — our 125th anniversary. Watch highlights of the concert.

An SPU Student and his mom

Tradition 2016 Recap

SPU students, staff, faculty, and alumni came together for the annual Christmas Tradition on December 2 to kick off the holiday season. Tiffany Loop was aglow — there were pictures with Santa, reindeer, hot cocoa and treats, and a special musical guest from The Voice!

Important Deadlines

FAFSA: Deadlines for 2017–18

The 2017–18 FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is now available for your student to file for the best financial aid consideration.


Please note the priority filing deadline of February 1, 2017, for incoming freshmen and April 1, 2017, for continuing and transfer students. Feel free to contact SFS with any questions. The first-year freshman admission application deadline is also February 1. We in Student Financail Services wish you a blessed holiday season!


Upcoming Parent Events

Dad’s Day

Date: May 6, 2017

Keep your calendar open for Dad’s Day on May 6 this year, and spend a special day out with your son or daughter starting with brunch at SPU, followed by a Seattle Sounders (2016 MLS Champions!) soccer match at CenturyLink, and ending with a mainstage theatre production of Into the Woods at SPU.