Non-Discrimination Policy

Seattle Pacific University holds that all persons are created in the image of God and possess intrinsic dignity and worth. 

It is the policy of Seattle Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs or activities, as required by applicable laws and regulations. 

As a Christian educational institution affiliated with the Free Methodist Church of North America, Seattle Pacific University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees or prospective employees on the basis of religion

If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact either of the following persons:

Vice Provost for Student Formation and Community Engagement
Phone: 206-281-2481
Campus location:
Room 209, Student Union Building
Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Avenue West, Suite 212
Seattle, Washington 98119-1950

Director of Human Resources
Phone: 206-281-2809
Campus location: 330 West Nickerson Street
Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Avenue West, Suite 302
Seattle, Washington 98119-1957

If you believe you may have been discriminated against in violation of this policy, please immediately contact one of the individuals designated above. Violations of the University’s nondiscrimination policies should be reported as soon as possible after the alleged action for possible resolution, investigation, and corrective action (if necessary). Complaint procedures are available in the online Student Handbook. Copies of the complaint resolution procedures may also be obtained from the above designated individuals.

If you have a question regarding the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities, you may contact the University’s Title IX Coordinator or the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. For complaints regarding sexual harassment, sexual assault, or other sexual misconduct, refer to the University’s Sexual Misconduct Policy.