Parents and Families in the Loop

SPU family during 2020 move-in day

Undergraduate Commencement speakers announced

This year’s in-person Ivy Cutting and Commencement ceremonies are less than 30 days away and the speakers for these two favorite High Ceremony events have been announced.

Noted from SFS: Discount on summer credits and new grad can take a course for free

This summer, courses will be offered at reduced cost to help your student stay on track. Additionally, as part of Tuition Reimagined, 2022 graduates can take an undergraduate or graduate course for free! Learn more.

Students find success through SPU engineering programs

If it weren’t for an SPU professor’s encouragement, said Jeff Smith, he may have dropped out of his difficult engineering double major. Read these inspiring success stories in the engineering students’ own words.

Upcoming Events 

Spring and summer events

Spring Quarter Mainstage, concerts, Memorial Day, Ivy Cutting, and 2022 Commencement.


SPU Academic Calendars include important deadlines, final exam schedules, holidays, and academic highlights for 2022–23. 

The Engage Events Series include renowned national and international speakers, and much more. 

Explore more In the Loop for additional news and information for parents and families.

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