Computer and Information Sysytems offer remotes support when you run into technical issues. During normal business hours, call 206-281-2982 or visit the online CIS HelpDesk.
Internet services and laptops
As you move to remote learning for Spring Quarter 2020, we are aware that not all students have access to reliable computers and internet access. Options and solutions for those students who do not are listed below:
If you do not have internet services while off campus, you should review the free and low-cost internet services from Computer and Information Systems.
If you do not have internet services while off campus, you may be eligible to receive a refurbished Dell XPS laptop by contacting the Center for Learning at email@example.com or 206-281-2475, and completing an application. Priority for no-cost computers will be given to those with financial need as indicated on the FAFSA form. Use the button to find more information and to apply for a laptop.
Center for Career and Calling has gone virtual. Find what you need about 1:1 appointments, job prep, connecting with employers, and more.
International Student Services provides support for international undergraduate and graduate students. Email or call the international student advisors and academic advisors with questions or concerns.
Student Academic Services is currently serving students and faculty remotely Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Email or call them with your questions.
Student Financial Services’ lobby is open on a limited schedule, April 13–17. Phone lines will be on during our typical business hours, and SFS staff will be actively responding to emails.
Limited lobby hours: Monday, April 13, and Friday, April 17, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.; Wednesday, April 15: 1–3 p.m.
Phone/email business hours: Monday–Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Student Life and Wellness
Health Services in Watson Hall is open for student appointments for both acute and chronic health issues, such as treatment of infections, sprains/strains, immunizations, laboratory testing, sexual and reproductive health, and mental health conditions. Students are asked to call or email first for an appointment. Hours are Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–4:30 p.m.
All registered students, even if off camps for Spring Quarter, can access Health Services.
Multi-Ethnic Programs’ staff are ready to connect, advise, support, provide resources, encourage, and walk alongside students. For Spring Quarter, MEP and students are meeting through video chats, Zoom “drop-ins” and appointments, virtual family dinners, and with daily updates on Instagram (@earlyconnections2019).
The Student Counseling Center is scheduling free and confidential online appointments with a counselor or registered dietitian for admitted SPU students. Check out resources to help manage stress and anxiety. Contact SCC by calling 206-281-2657 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Involvement and Leadership invites you check out the Virtual Community Building page! From sharing quotes that inspire and challenge to virtual movie nights to activities that inspire creativity to a book club and more, students are encouraged to keep the SPU community spirit moving, even in a time of social distancing. You can also to a daily “virtual community” on Instagram (@spu_osil).
Student Support Team’s Student Alert Form identifies and supports students who are struggling academically, socially, or personally. The SST consists of Student Life professionals who provide appropriate and timely interventions for students in need of assistance and guidance.
University Ministries is here to support you and provide some spiritually integrative resources. They will be communicating with students regularly, offering a variety of opportunities each week. A new schedule will be posted on the University Ministries website soon. Do you want to chat with a campus pastor? Let them know via this online form.