Discernment Days Winter 2024

If you’ve ever wondered whether seminary was for you, Seattle Pacific Seminary invites you to explore your calling and vocation at Discernment Days. This year, we're hosting a two-day event on January 29-30th. Prospective students will have the opportunity to visit classes, meet with current students, faculty, and administrators, and tour the campus. The event is free, and food is included! You can come for one or both days; the schedule is listed below.

Register here

Monday, January 29th
  • 4:30 p.m.: Prospective Students Arrive & Dinner (Alexander & Adelaide Hall)
  • 6 p.m.: Visit Class: Bible II - Introduction to the Old Testament
  • 8:30 p.m.: Go To Host Homes for the Night
Tuesday, January 30th
  • 9 a.m.: Prospective Students Arrive on Campus (Kingswood House)- Coffee and Pastries
  • 9:30 a.m.: Learn About Seattle Pacific Seminary
  • 11 a.m.: SPU Chapel
  • 12 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1 p.m.: Campus Tour
  • 1:30 p.m.: Break; Optional Meetings with Seminary Faculty
  • 3 p.m.: Current Student Panel
  • 4 p.m.: Q&A
  • 5 p.m.: Dinner with Seminary Community
  • 6 p.m.: Visit Class: Global Christian Heritage II - AD 1454 - 1900
  • 8:30 p.m.: Depart or Return to Host Homes for the Night

All attendees will be eligible to receive a $1,000 or $3,000 scholarship for their first academic year in a seminary program. If you attend Discernment Days and then are admitted to and enroll in Seattle Pacific Seminary in Autumn 2024, you will receive a $3,000 scholarship for your first year of seminary or a $1,000 scholarship if you begin seminary in a different quarter. You must apply for admission, be admitted to, and enroll at SPS to qualify. This scholarship is given above and beyond any regular scholarship award that students receive. The average first-year student receives $7,500 in scholarship awards. 


If you have questions, call 206-281-2342 or email seminary@spu.edu.