Seattle University recognizes that academic advising is integral to the achievement of our educational mission. Academic advising at Seattle University is guided by our values: care, academic excellence, diversity, faith, justice, and leadership.
Academic advising is a partnership among students, faculty, and staff, with the goal of helping students to develop as educated persons, as engaged citizens, as professionals, and as leaders. Academic advising helps students to plan wisely their educational path with personal and professional development always in view, to take full advantage of the academic and co-curricular programs of the university, and to develop strong personal connections with the university community. To achieve these goals, the University commits itself to providing excellent training, support, and recognition of advisors as well as providing students and advisors with timely and accurate information concerning its processes and policies.