Office of Global Engagement


The Office of Global Engagement seeks to provide cross-cultural engagement; support international experiences; offer scholarship opportunities for transformational teaching and learning; and prepare students, staff, and faculty to flourish in an interconnected world.

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.

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.