College of Arts and Sciences


  • Every gift of time, know how, and financial support helps provide an increased level of excellence that supports students, faculty, research, core programs, and new College initiatives.

    Your participation encourages others to participate, which helps raise our profile and reputation in the community.

    Your investment inspires others to give.

    Your gifts to the College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Fund for Excellence helped support:

    • Anina Walas Student Project: Is the Character even Human?: A Cosplayer’s Concepts of Gender Attributes and Gender-play
    • Katie Smith Student Project: One Life Left: How to Reboot Games For Social Change
    • Communication Chair Christopher A. Paul Faculty Project: Rethinking Meritocracy: How Rhetorical Analysis Helps Reshape Game Design
    • Theology and Religious Studies Professor Jeanette Rodriguez and History major Lauren Ermacoff: Haudenosaunee Woman’s Worldview
    • Anthropology Professor Tanya Hayes and Environmental Studies major Sarah McHugh. This faculty/student team are in Ecuador conducting an assessment of the social and ecological impacts of forest conservation in the Andes
    • Criminal Justice Professor Stephen Rice and Criminal Justice major Farrah Fanara. This faculty/student team are analyzing final statements of Texas death row inmates.
    • International Studies Professor Tom Taylor and International Studies major Gabrielle Porter. This faculty/student team are researching cross-cultural experiences expressed in journals written by European bicyclists traveling through Asia in the late nineteenth century.
    • Saheed Adejumobi, Gary Perry, Rose Ernst, and Femi Taiwo as they launched Africa Day. Africa Day brought students 6-12 grade to campus to engage with current SU students around topics about foreign aid, community, and the importance of a changing narrative.

    How to Give

    There are many different ways that you can give. For special and major gifts please contact the College of Arts & Sciences Development Office to discuss your plans and to ensure that we understand and can honor your wishes.

    Give Online

    You can make a gift online using a credit card on our secure site. You will receive an email acknowledgement of your gift followed by a printed receipt by mail. If you have any questions about giving online feel free to call (206) 398-4401 or email Jaime Jamison at

    Give by Mail

    You can mail your gift to:

    Seattle University
    College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office
    901 12th Avenue
    PO Box 222000
    Seattle WA 98122-1090

    Give or Pledge by Phone

    Contact Jaime Jamison, Director of Development, at (206) 398-4401 or email him at If you choose to leave a message, we will return your call promptly.

    Other Ways to Contribute

    To donate stock or via wire transfer:

    Contact Jaime Jamison, Director of Development, at (206) 398-4401 or email him at

    To donate throughout the year:

    We have a pledge/payment plan that provides you with a convenient method for spreading payments of your annual gift throughout the fiscal year, from monthly to quarterly payments. Contact Jaime Jamison, Director of Development, at (206) 398-4401 or email him at

    Corporate Gift Matching

    Does your company match the gifts you make? Ask your Human Resources Department for more information and increase the impact of your gift.

    Gifts in Honor of and in Memory of

    The College of Arts and Sciences has always welcomed gifts and contributions dedicated to specific individuals. For more information on the ways in which we can help to tailor such contributions towards your specific wishes, please contact Jaime Jamison, Director of Development, at (206) 398-4401 or email him at

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