Office of Global Engagement


The Office of Global Engagement is Seattle Pacific University’s gateway to the world, empowering students and scholars to become global citizens.

The Global Engagement mission

  • Promote student and scholar success in a global economy.
  • Connect international communities.
  • Advance intercultural awareness.
  • Prepare students for lives of compassionate service committed to global and cultural engagement, reconciliation, and human flourishing.

What we provide

  • Support services to international students and faculty.
  • Access to meaningful global experiences.
  • Academic exchange opportunities.
  • Development of future international collaboration opportunities for the University.

SPU’s commitment to global engagement

Seattle Pacific University is an increasingly global institution. We draw students from all over the world, compete internationally for the most talented faculty, and establish international partnerships.

As a University we are:

The SPU Mission: Seattle Pacific University is a Christian university fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community.