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Office of Student Life

Office of Student Life
Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Avenue West, Suite 212
Seattle, WA 98119

If you have general questions:

Phone: 206-281-2481
Fax: 206-281-2333
Office: Student Union Building (SUB), Second Floor

Contact Office of Student Life staff.


Manages everything from Division II competition to intramural sports.

Jackson Stava, Athletic Director
Phone: 206-281-2085
Fax: 206-281-2266
Office: Royal Brougham Pavilion, second floor

Community Life

Multi-Ethnic Programs

Supports the exploration and development of racial and ethnic identity, as well as cross-cultural competence for all students.

Serena Manzo, Director
Phone: 206-281-2598
Fax: 206-281-2333
Office: Student Union Building (SUB), Second Floor

Residence Life  

Fosters living-learning communities through on-campus housing, as well as educational programming.

Gabriel Jacobsen, Director
Phone: 206-281-2099
Fax: 206-281-2333
Office: Student Union Building (SUB), Second Floor

Student Involvement and Leadership

Welcomes students through orientation and connects students to leadership opportunities, campus activities, and commuter resources.

Whitney Broetje, Director
Phone: 206-281-2247
Fax: 206-281-2333
Office: Student Union Building (SUB), Second Floor


Health Services

Provides reduced-cost health care for students, from wellness checks to specialist referrals, staffed by nurse practitioners.

Sally Thunselle, Director
Phone: 206-281-2231
Fax: 206-281-2674
Office: Watson Hall, First Floor

Student Counseling Center

Offers comprehensive mental health support services to students free of charge, from one-to-one counseling to eating disorder treatment to crisis intervention.

Sharon Barr-Jeffrey, Director
Phone: 206-281-2657
Office: Watson Hall, First Floor

Experiential Learning and Student Success

Center for Career and Calling

Provides vocational exploration, résumé support, networking events, and career counseling.

Jacqui Smith-Bates, Executive Director
Phone: 206-281-2485
Fax: 206-281-2886
Office: Student Union Building (SUB), Second Floor

Center for Learning

Offers students guidance and resources to support their academic success, including tutoring and Disability Support Services.

Niki Amarantides, Director
Phone: 206-281-2475
Fax: 206-286-7348
Office: Lower Moyer Hall

Global Engagement

Offers students guidance and resources for cross-cultural engagement, including international experiences, through International Student Services and Study Abroad.

Caroline Maurer, Director
Phone: 206-281-2366
Fax: 206-286-7348
Office: Lower Moyer Hall

Retention and Completion Initiatives

Offers students, faculty, and staff support, guidance, and resources for student success at SPU.

Ruth Adams, Associate Vice President for Student Success
Phone: 206-281-2548
Fax: 206-286-7348
Office: Lower Moyer Hall

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