Student Involvement

The Perkins Center at SPU trains and mentors around community engagement through student-led ministry teams in reconciliation and community development.

Student programs

With an emphasis on service and community engagement, students learn cross-cultural competence and explore vocational calling.


Incoming first year students explore different communities in Seattle when they arrive at SPU.


Quarterly Saturday volunteer opportunities throughout the Seattle area.


See where SPU students are serving internationally during this summer.

Urban Involvement

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

“...justice is something for which every generation has to strive.”
Dr. John M. Perkins
Dream With Me
Students outside walking

Reconciliation Studies

Equip yourself to participate in the work of reconciliation when you add a Reconciliations Studies minor to your given field of study.