Your SPU Account

Your SPU username and password control access to many different campus resources, including the Banner Info System, Webmail, Canvas, and many more applications. Your SPU username is also your SPU email address (i.e., If you can log into Banner, but not into Webmail or Canvas, contact the CIS HelpDesk.

Do not share your SPU username and password with anyone, because it could provide access to personal, financial, and academic information. Seattle Pacific University will never send you an email to ask for your password.

If you have trouble with a tool or are locked out of your account, visit


Webmail is SPU’s email system. Access your email from any location you have internet access. Just go to, and log in with your SPU username and password.

You may also choose to configure an email client (such as Outlook or Mail or your mobile device), instead of using the web browser version. You’ll find instructions on how to configure an email client on our Email Client Configuration page.

By logging into Webmail, you also gain access to OneDrive for Business, as well as other features provided through our Microsoft Office 365 for Education subscription.


Canvas is SPU’s learning management system (LMS) primarily used by faculty to house course materials for students. It is an online portal for faculty and students to interact, view course contents, submit assignments, and more.

Access Canvas by going to and log in with your SPU username and password.

Additional information can be found on this Canvas page.

Other apps

There are a variety of other tools available to you at SPU. This list covers tools that are available to all campus through the Computer and Information Systems (CIS) office. This list does not include department- or program-specific tools.

To see what’s available to you, visit the Apps page.