Parents and Families in the Loop

SPU parents and families, come to campus February 1–3, 2019 for a weekend of fun with the whole family. Learn more and register.

After more than 45 years in the classroom, Professor of Old Testament Frank Spina will retire.

Faith & Co. is 13-part documentary series by Seattle Pacific University that highlights the struggles, triumphs, and stories of businesspeople wrestling with what it means to live out business as their calling.

The 1098-T is a tax-related document that shows all account charges and financial aid payments that occurred in tax year 2018 for your student.

Quarterly honors are awarded to undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students in good standing who have completed at least 12 credit hours of work at Seattle Pacific University and attained a 3.5 or higher quarterly grade-point average in a given quarter.

When senior biochemistry major Leslie Rodriguez-Salas applied for the Seattle Pacific Biology Department’s BioCORE Scholars program in 2015, she was looking for a community that would encourage her academically and understand her college experience as a Latina.

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to excel as a professional in the business intelligence and data analytics field with a master of arts in management with an emphasis in data analytics.

Upcoming Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 21

No daytime classes. Evening classes meet.

Winter Mainstage: Before the Eclipse

January 31, February 1–2, February 7–9
7:30 p.m. | McKinley Hall
February 2, matinee at 1 p.m.

The SPU Theatre Department presents this Anton Chekhov production featuring characters from some of his funniest short plays. Translated by Laurence Senelick, this production showcases Chekhov’s silliness and his soft side for humanity.

Homecoming and Family Weekend

February 1–3
Family pass, $45; Individual pass, $20

Enjoy a weekend at Seattle Pacific on Homecoming and Family Weekend. Parents and families, come experience campus life with your student, and enjoy sports, theatre, and student talent. All-Access Passes get holders into favorite traditions for one fee.

Peace, Justice, and Human Services Mega Meet-up

Wednesday, February 6
2:30–5 p.m. | Weter Hall Lounge

A casual gathering of employers for students that is part career fair, part networking event. Students will meet professionals (many are SPU alumns) in these fields, learn about the work they do, and possibly find a job or internship.

Commencement Weekend

Friday–Saturday, June 7–8

For a complete schedule of Commencement events, visit the Commencement website.

Game Creation Studio for Beginners

July 15–19
Seattle Pacific University campus

Offered by SPU’s Engineering and Computer Science department, this one-week summer camp introduces ninth to 11th graders (as of autumn 2019) to the world of game development. No coding experience is necessary. Participants will learn basic techniques using an intuitive game development tool, explore computer science as a career, and hear from professionals in the entertainment software development industry. Each camper will create a game of their own, complete with a storyline and graphic editing, with help from their camp guides. At the conclusion, campers will have the chance to present their creations.

For more information, contact Professor of Electrical Engineering Melanie Plett at

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Orientation Guidebook

See the Guidebook

Just getting started at SPU? Here’s everything you need to know, from food to parking to getting involved. This guidebook has it all.

Undergraduate admissions, students talking on campus

Falcon Formation

Whether you are a prospective or current student, a parent, or a faculty or staff member, discover how vital “Falcon Formation” is to student life and learning at Seattle Pacific.

Response Magazine

Our print and online magazine helps you be an informed voice for global Christian engagement.

What’s coming next?

When do residence halls open and close? When does Autumn Quarter begin? How about Orientation or finals? Academic year highlights for the coming year are now posted.