INFORMATION AND SERVICES FOR YOU
Banking: A U.S. Bank with a full-service cash machine
is located on West Bertona across from the Student Union Building (SUB).
Additional ATMs: A full-service Bank of America cash machine is in
the main entrance of Weter Hall and a Credit Union Northwest cash machine
is inside the SUB. Hours: Mon.-Thu. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday. Phone: (206) 217-0019. <<Back
Bookstore: Located across from the Student
Union Building (SUB) on West Bertona, the SPU Bookstore carries
all the textbooks you'll need, as well as gifts, University clothing
and everyday items. Photo processing is also available. Hours:
Mon.-Thu. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 11a.m.-2
p.m.; Sunday closed. Phone: (206) 281-2137. <<Back
Classes Offered: Learn which classes are
offered, their dates and times, and instructor listings at the
Graduate Catalog and Time Schedule.
Campus Information (UNI-COM): Uni-Com
is a student-run campus information and service desk located
on the first floor of the SUB. Its services include directing
phone calls, welcoming visitors, assisting with vending machines,
and issuing bus, swim and Seattle Art Museum passes. Also manages
the lost-and-found. Location: Student Union Building (SUB) Phone:
206-281-2000 (dial “0”, if on campus) Hours: Mon, – Thu,
7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri, 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Sat, 11:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.;
Sun, closed. <<Back to Index
Campus Security: Located at 601 W. Emerson,
Safety and Security is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Security
staff members are trained in CPR, first aid and respond to all campus
emergencies and minor injuries. After dark, security officers are available
to escort people from buildings to resident halls or cars. Phone: (206)
281-2922 (on campus, dial x2922). In an emergency on campus, dial x2911.
<<Back to Index
Computer HelpDesk: The Computer and Information Systems
is located in lower Marston. The HelpDesk is available for technical consultation
on software applications, network access, account setup and other basic troubleshooting
that can be handled over the telephone. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Costs and Financial Aid for Graduate Students: Student
Financial Services (SFS) can respond to your questions about financial aid,
tuition, scholarships and student employment. Hours: Mon.-Wed. and Fri. 9
a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Thu. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. SFS is located in Demaray Hall 10.
Phone: (206) 281-2061. www.spu.edu/depts/sfs/
Gwinn Commons dining hall, our main dining facility, offers a restaurant-style atmosphere and menu to accommodate student preferences. This quality dining commons features a Pacific Northwest style, exhibition cooking, and made-to-order meals.
The Corner Place Market, our campus convenience store located off Martin Square, features Subway® sandwiches, soup, organic items, Simply to Go meals, snacks, fruit, and a wide selection of beverages.
Common Grounds, our campus coffee shop in Weter Hall, features espresso drinks, fresh-baked pastries, and a variety of snack items.
Falcon’s Landing is a convenient retail restaurant and grill in the SUB that features Einstein Bros.® bagels, specialty burgers, a tossed-to-order salad station, and a variety of grab-and-go options.
Academic Perks, and espresso kiosk in the SUB, features Starbucks along with a variety of light snacks and upscale desserts.
Sandella’s Flatbread Café, located across from the loop, is our newest campus retail location and features wraps, quesadillas, salads, rice bowls, and more.
Hours can be found online.
E-Mail: E-mail is a necessary and required method
for communication at SPU. Following registration, your SPU e-mail address
is automatically created. Details are provided in the Computer Resources
Menu of your Banner account. Additional help may be found on the CIS
Help Pages, or contact CIS at (206) 281-2982.
Enrollment Verification: Course enrollment
and degree verification is verified for current and past quarters by
Student Academic Services. Located in Demaray Hall 151 Hours: Monday
- Wednesday and Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Thursday: 9:30 AM -
4:30 PM Phone: 206/281-2031. <<Back to Index
Grades and Grade Reports: The quality of a
performance in a course is recognized by a letter grade that is counted
in points. Except in cases of clerical error, no instructor may change
a grade that he or she has submitted to Student Academic Services. In addition,
grade changes may be made only in the quarter following the course. <<Back
Gym/Workout Facilities: With a valid SPU ID
card, graduate and evening students are welcome to use the gym facilities
located in Royal Brougham Pavilion. Available services include weight
room and aerobic fitness center. Students also have limited court access
(please check the schedule outside the main gym for available court
times). Locker rooms are available for student use. Hours:Hours: Mon.-Thu.
7 a.m.-10:45 p.m.; Fri. 7 a.m.-8:45 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-8:45 p.m.; Sun.
2-5:45 p.m. Phone: (206)281-2085 or (206) 281-2307. <<Back
Housing: Limited housing is available for graduate
students. To obtain an application or for more information call Housing
Services at (206) 281-2188 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. www.spu.edu/FamilyGradApp
Sea Pac Pass (Campus Card): Your Sea Pac Pass is required on campus for photo identification to check out library materials, to gain admission to campus activities and to gain access to certain buildings on campus. You can also add Advantage Points for purchases at only dining locations and Debit Dollars for all purchases other than dining locations such as the Bookstore, Mailing Services, copying and printing on campus, and select beverage vending machines. Sea Pac Passes are issued at the Office of University Services. Students are issued their first card at no charge. A fee is incurred if the card must be replaced during the balance of the student's stay at SPU. University Services is located at: 3220 Sixth Avenue West Phone: 206-281-2693.<<Back
Library: The SPU Library provides books, journals
and magazines. It also provides online databases, accessible from Library
and through its Web site. Students need a valid University ID card to check
out books and other materials. Hours: The Library hours starting in September
will be: Mon - Thurs 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Fri - 7:30 - 8:00 Sat - 12:00
- 8:00 Sun - 3:00 - 11:00 ( Phone: (206) 281-2228 (main desk); (206) 281-2419
(reference desk). <<Back to Index
Parking: All vehicles must be registered with Safety
and Security. This registration is free and required by the city and University.
During the academic year, all commuter lots are free to park in from 4 p.m.-7
a.m. Mon.-Fri. and all day Sat.-Sun. (with the exception of S lot outside
of Demaray Hall). Street parking is free, but cars must still be registered
with Safety and Security. Hours: Safety and Security is open 24 hours a day.
Phone: (206) 281-2821. <<Back to Index
Public transportation: King County's Metro
bus service is a reliable commuting option and it serves the University
campus, making regular daily trips to downtown Seattle. Students may
purchase bus passes in Safety and Security. Bus and ferry schedules
are located in Uni-Com. <<Back to Index
Class Registration: Dates for registration
are published in the University Calendar found at the front of the
Graduate Catalog and in the Time Schedule. Matriculated graduate and
doctoral student may register through the first week of the quarter
and participate in advance registration. Students will be asked to
petition and late fees will be charged if registration occurs after
the fifth day of the quarter. Procedures for registration vary from
program to program, however there are four options available to students:
1. In person in Student Academic Services 2. Via fax (206) 281-2669 3. Via
mail to Student Academic Services 3307 3rd Ave W Seattle WA 98119 4. Via
the SPU Homepage (using the Banner Information System on the web) at www.spu.edu.
Check with the program's graduate coordinator regarding procedures for registration. <<Back
Disability Support Services: The University
provides a variety of services for students with disabilities. The
Center for Learning, located in Lower Moyer, can assist with scheduling
interpreters, readers and other special assistants. The office can
also facilitate the acquisition of Braille and recorded materials,
and it can provide individual counseling and/or referrals. The Center
also supports classroom accommodation, including negotiating needs
with faculty and arranging for accessible classrooms. Hours: Mon.-Thu. 8 a.m.-7
p.m.; Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Phone: (206) 281-2272.
Transcripts: Official transcripts are released
only on written authorization of the student whose records are requested.
To receive a copy of the transcript, students must send a written request
to Student Academic Services. The letter needs to include: name the student
attended under; social security number; the last quarter and year the
student attended; if student is enrolled in a current quarter of
instruction and the number of classes enrolled in for that quarter;
destination; the number of official copies required; and a signature.Click
here for more information on how to order a transcript. <<Back