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All regular full-time and regular part-time staff are eligible to receive a 10 percent discount on all personal purchases at the SPU Bookstore provided they show a valid employee ID at time of purchase.

Spouses and dependent children of eligible staff may also receive a 10 percent discount on their personal purchases, provided the eligible employee is with them at the time of purchase.

University Accounts

Individuals are not allowed to charge personal purchases to University accounts.

Lost and Found

Lost and found requests and articles may be handled at the SUB information desk. Articles turned in are dated and labeled, and owners are notified if a name is on the property. Reports of lost items to the Office of Safety and Security are also encouraged.

Gwinn Commons and each dormitory handle their own lost and found services.

Mailing and Copying

Mailing and Copying Services is located in the lower level of Marston Hall. It serves a wide variety of needs, including the following: copying, bulk mail processing, central receiving, mail dispatch, parcel dispatch, overnight mail delivery, and sorting incoming and campus mail. Staff members may purchase stamps and mail personal packages. More information may be found by visiting the Mailing and Copying Services website at


Employees may purchase a lunch plan that provides dining during specified hours in Gwinn Commons Dining Hall for a reduced rate. Gwinn offers an all-you-can-eat buffet including hot entrees, salad bar, grill, desserts and beverages.

Employees may alternately purchase Advantage points to be used at any University dining location. Points remove the need to carry cash and saves on sales tax.

All plans and points are accessed through the employee's campus identification card. You may purchase and load these plans and points using the Banner Information System: or by visiting the Office of University Services at 3220 Sixth Avenue West across from Hill Hall. Please call 206-281-2188 if you have any questions.

Telephone Services/Voice Mail

Computer and Information Services administers the ordering, installation, troubleshooting of problems and training for the use of the campus phone systems.

Computer and Information Services also annually publishes the Campus phone directory. For more information, visit the Computer and Information Services website at

University Library

Regular full-time, part-time and short hour staff have full privileges at the library. They are required to use their SPU identification cards when checking out materials. For more information, visit the Library's website at