SPU Bound

What You Need to Know this Summer

The Countdown's On!

Move-in day is less than six weeks away! You're probably starting to plan and may have some questions, so read on to learn about our residential resources, tutoring opportunities, and how we're committed to supporting you through the SPU Wellness Initiative.

Other Resources

  • Dr. Sandra Richards Mayo, SPU's new Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    New Vice President to Lead Campus Diversity Efforts

    On July 1, Seattle Pacific University welcomed the new vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion. The daughter of Jamaican immigrants, Sandra Richards Mayo is a first-generation American, and she came to SPU from Azusa Pacific University, where she was an associate professor and director of the doctoral program in educational leadership. Learn more >

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    Submit Your Transcripts

    First Year Students: You're done with high school! As you celebrate your graduation, don't forget that SPU needs an official copy of your final high school transcript that lists your graduation date. Transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as soon as possible in order to maintain your financial aid eligibility.

    Transfer Students: Have you taken additional coursework since applying to SPU? Don't forget that SPU needs an official copy of any updated transcripts you have so that you can receive the transfer credit that you've earned. Transcripts should be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as soon as possible. Questions? Contact us >

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    Your SPU Pre-Bill is Coming

    Coming soon, to a mailbox near you – the August Pre-Bill! During the third week of August, we will mail the pre-bill to your permanent address to give you an idea of what your Fall Quarter owing balance will be. Your actual Fall Quarter statement will be emailed on Tuesday, September 19th. This is a good time to review any changes you want to make, such as cancelling a loan, or identify any missing requirements that need to be submitted. If you need any changes to your financial aid or have any questions, please contact us at sfs-info@spu.edu. Learn more >

  • Diagram of Disability Support Services' offerings

    Disability Support Services: Here to Support You

    Have you received accommodations in the past due to a documented disability? At SPU, Disability Support Services ensures that educational access is available to all SPU students by providing support, resources, advocacy, collaboration, and academic accommodations for students attending SPU who have documented disabilities. As a part of the Center for Learning, you can find our offices in Lower Moyer. You can learn more about the guidelines for receiving accommodations, access our online resources, and meet our staff by visiting our website. Learn more >

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    Falcon Fest Coming September 21!

    As a part of Orientation, Falcon Fest is a time to shed your old allegiances and embrace all that comes with being a Falcon! Come join your fellow Falcons, old and new alike, in The Loop at 5:45 to get hyped for the night’s events. Falcon Fest will include a walk to Interbay Stadium where along the way you can pick up tons of free swag, prizes, and this year's student t-shirt! Dinner will be served at Interbay for all students, and then we can all watch the SPU Falcons Men’s Soccer team play that evening. The night will be full of giveaways, energy, student contests, and we hope you leave with a better understanding of how great it is to be a Falcon! Check out the full schedule >

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    Center for Learning

    The Center for Learning is here to support you as you begin your college career at SPU, providing study tables, private tutoring, study skills resources, the Writing Center, and valuable online resources. Learn more >

  • SPU's 2017-18 Peer Career Advisors

    Peer Career Advisors

    Choosing a major, finding an on-campus job, or considering your career plans can be intimidating – but not when you meet with one of our friendly Peer Career Advisors! The Center for Career and Calling (CCC) has a staff of five welcoming undergraduate students who are excited to answer basic career questions, edit your résumé, or guide you to the appropriate resources and services to meet your needs. Learn more >

  • Students Praying

    University Ministries

    We invite you to wrestle with your ideas about God and practices of faith during your years at SPU. Our team of pastors in Campus Ministries and the John Perkins Center are here to listen to, support, and encourage you. Learn more >

  • Office of Student Employment

    Student Employment

    As an SPU student working on or off campus, you have the opportunity to gain the experience and tools employers value in candidates and earn some money while you’re at it! The Office of Student Employment is here to help. Learn more >

  • Students at Ivy Cutting

    Life After SPU: Outcomes

    Our newest SPU alumni celebrated their graduation on June 10, and now they’re embarking on their new journeys to engage the culture and change the world. SPU alumni are doing incredible things and making a real difference; learn more about some of our alumni’s career outcomes. Learn more >

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    Falcon Formation

    Falcon Formation guides the offices of Student Life, Athletics, and Ministries as they partner with students within the Seattle Pacific community. You’ll have opportunities to lead, to serve, to be creative, and to learn through every experience you have here. Learn more >

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    Academic Spotlight

    Did you know that SPU offers more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations in everything from Accounting to Youth Ministry? Combined with our incredible general education curriculum, your academic experience at SPU will be robust, insightful, and relevant to today’s world. And SPU adds new programs each year, including several exciting majors that launched this year. Learn more >

  • SPU concert choir and symphony orchestra performing

    Fine and Performing Arts

    All students in all majors are welcome to be part of SPU’s Fine and Performing Arts. Auditions for The Hatmaker’s Wife, Jayne Eyre: The Musical, and all music ensembles will be held the first week of classes. For more information, contact Bobbie Childers at bobbiec@spu.edu. Learn more >