Spring Quarter Orientation

Three SPU students hang out in Tiffany Loop | photo by Lynn Anselmi

We are excited to have you join us for Orientation! You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about SPU and the many ways we support our students. Please note that adjustments to the following schedule may occur due to shifting governmental and University policies concerning COVID-19. We are committed to your safety and to complying with all Washington state and King County directives. Register today for Orientation! 


Sunday, March 28, 2021

Welcome program (2–3:15 p.m.)  Zoom

Welcome to Spring Quarter Orientation! Join us for a brief welcome program and meet some key staff and faculty from around the University. You’ll also get the opportunity to meet other new students and interact with current students. Zoom link will be sent via email and uploaded on the New Student Orientation Canvas Course.

Student services & current student panel (3:30–5 p.m.)

The Student Services presentations will introduce you to a handful of the offices and departments across campus, and the many ways they serve and support SPU students. After these presentations, you’ll have the chance to hear about current students’ experiences and participate in a live Q&A. Zoom link will be sent via email and uploaded on the New Student Orientation Canvas Course.

Dinner and swag pick-up (5:30–7 p.m.)  Weter Lobby

Students who are living on or near campus are invited to pick up a catered dinner and an SPU swag bag. Students who are learning remotely who register for Orientation will be mailed their SPU swag bags. Please make sure to fill out the Spring Quarter Orientation Registration in order to make sure we have accurate numbers.


Students moving onto campus for the first time in March are invited to begin that process at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 28, 2021.


Register for Spring Quarter 2021 Orientation! 

All incoming students participate in Orientation to make the transition to SPU. Spring Quarter 2021 Orientation will hosted virtually, due to current COVID-19 restrictions regarding gatherings. Let us know you'll be able to attend by registering through the link above.