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Visit events
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*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Join us on campus for a counselor led information session where you will learn more about our university and our application process, ask questions, and tour campus with a current student!

WHO: Anyone interested in SPU and their guests.

WHERE: On-campus

WHEN: Select Fridays (July 12, July 26, August 9, and August 16)

Three SPU students walk up a set of stairs on campus

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Experience SPU through a customizable visit schedule here! You can meet with a counselor, attend a tour, enjoy lunch in our dining hall, and more!

WHO: Anyone interested in SPU.

WHEN: Daily

WHERE: On campus

zoom meeting

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Online one-on-one appointments with an admissions counselor to talk about your journey to SPU.

WHO: Anyone interested in SPU.

WHEN: Weekdays

WHERE: Online via Zoom.

 

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Live like an SPU student for a day! This one-day visit includes information sessions about specific academic programs, financial aid, and admissions. Plus, you'll take a tour of our beautiful campus and enjoy lunch in our award-winning dining hall.

WHO: Anyone interested in SPU and their guests

WHEN: Returning this fall

WHERE: On campus

student wearing glasses

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Information Sessions that will help you learn about how to apply to SPU as a transfer student and more!

WHO: Anyone interested in continuing their higher education at SPU as a transfer student

WHEN: Click "Register" below to view offerings.

WHERE: via Zoom

father and son

WHAT: A series of online webinars for parents and families hosted by SPU leadership. Get your questions answered on topics including safety, financial aid, academics, faith, and more!

WHO: Parents and family members interested in SPU

WHEN: Click "Register" below to view offerings.

students in Tiffany loop

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Informational sessions and workshops that will help you learn more about SPU, how to apply, next steps, and more!

WHO: Anyone interested in SPU and admitted first year students!

WHEN: Click "Register" below to view offerings.

International students pose on the steps of McKinley Hall during orientation

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Live, one-hour webinars specifically for international students. Whether you have been admitted to SPU, have begun an application, or are just looking for more information, you are invited to join us!

WHO: Prospective and admitted international students.

WHEN: Click button below to view times and more information.

students chat in tiffany loop

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Visit SPU's campus on a Saturday if weekdays are not available for you! This weekend visit opportunity is a great option for anyone looking to learn about Seattle Pacific and our admissions process. Join our admissions staff for a one-hour information session followed by a tour of campus!

WHO: Anyone interested in SPU and their guests!

WHEN: Returning this fall

WHERE: On campus

Admitted SPU students smile in front of McKinley Hall

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: On-campus events specifically tailored to our admitted students. Experience all Seattle Pacific has to offer during these exclusive admitted student events.

WHO: Admitted Students

WHEN: Returning this fall

Transfer students meet up outside the Student Union Building | photo by Marco Gutierrez

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Get all your questions about the SPU transfer experience answered. Take a tour, learn about admissions, and interact with faculty, staff, and other transfer students. You could also receive a provisional admissions decision* during the visit!

WHO: Prospective transfer students and post-baccalaureate students.

WHERE: On campus

WHEN: Returning this fall

*More information about provisional admissions decision on registration page.

An SPU student works on their laptop in Tiffany Loop

*Counts toward Visit Scholarship

WHAT: Live, one-hour, monthly webinars covering the next financial aid steps students need to follow for enrollment and coming to SPU led by our Office of Student Financial Services. We’ll cover topics such as scholarships, grants, financial aid letters, and more!

WHEN: Returning this fall

WHERE: Online via Zoom

Dates to qualify

First year and Transfer students can attend two qualifying virtual visits and one in-person visit through the Admissions office to earn a Visit Scholarship of up to $1,500 for Autumn Quarter 2024!

First-year students must visit between September 1, 2023–May 1, 2024.
Transfer students must visit between September 1, 2023–July 1, 2024.
Post-baccalaureate students are not eligible for the visit scholarship.

Students starting in Winter Quarter must visit by December 15 prior to enrollment.
Students starting in Spring Quarter must visit by March 15 prior to enrollment.

Automatic qualifications

Visit scholarships will be automatically awarded to students who meet the following conditions:

  1. Are admitted to SPU (even if they’re admitted after their visit date)
  2. Have registered and attended two qualifying official, Admissions-sponsored, virtual visits ($500) or one in-person campus visit ($1,000), during the dates listed above, during the year prior to enrollment. Only one Zoom appointment with an admissions counselor can count toward the virtual portion of the scholarship.
  3. Enroll full-time at Seattle Pacific for the upcoming Autumn Quarter.

This scholarship of up to $1,500 is non-renewable (one year only), and is dispersed over the Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters of a student’s first year at SPU.

Events that do NOT qualify

The following do not count towards a Visit Scholarship:

  • Parent webinars
  • Self-guided tours or our 360 interactive virtual tour
  • New Student Advising
  • Athletics visits

*Students must register for two virtual visits to earn $500, and one on campus visit to earn an additional $1,000. Only one Zoom appointment with an admissions counselor can count toward the $500 virtual visit scholarship. Your visit must be marked as attended by an admissions staff member. The Visit Scholarship is automatically awarded based on the “attended” status, and students will receive an alert from Student Financial Services when their financial aid package is updated.


Holidays or final exams are not the best time to plan your visit. You're always welcome to walk around campus, but little or no visit services are offered on these dates:

Dates to avoid visiting campus
December 4–8* Autumn Quarter Finals
December 11–January 2* Student Christmas Break
December 24–January 1 Christmas Break (campus closed)
July 4 Independence Day (campus closed)
September 4 Labor Day (campus closed)
May 28 Memorial Day (campus closed)
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (campus closed)
February 19 Presidents Day (campus closed)
March 19–23* Spring Break
June 4–June 8* Spring Quarter Finals
November 23–24 Thanksgiving (campus closed)
November 10 Veterans Day Observed (campus closed)
March 12–16* Winter Quarter Finals

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