Student Involvement

Global and Urban Service

The Perkins Center at SPU trains and mentors co-curricular student-led ministry teams in reconciliation and community development. Students learn cross-cultural competence, sustainability, and service, and explore vocational calling.

Student Programs


Miroslav VolfCityQuest

Incoming freshmen make a difference in Seattle when they arrive at SPU.

Students for a Latreia service day.Latreia

Learn about the quarterly volunteer opportunities around the Seattle area.

Students for a Latreia service day.In-Context

Weekly discussion series looking at how race shapes experience.

SPRINT - Seattle Pacific UniversitySPRINT

See where SPU students are serving internationally this summer.

Urban Plunge - Seattle Pacific UniversityUrban Involvement

Find ways to volunteer weekly with a team of students in Seattle.

Micah Leadership Cohort - Seattle Pacific UniversityMicah Leadership Cohort

Engaging students in leadership capacity development for justice and reconciliation.


“I’m not from Seattle, [because of City Quest] now I know of an organization I could volunteer with. Also, the work we did helped feed 5,000 needy families. That’s pretty cool!”
SPU freshman about CityQuest