Faculty and Staff

Health and Personal Wellness

  • In keeping with the Jesuit philosophy of care for the whole person, Seattle University employs a large team of professionals specifically dedicated to helping you maintain your physical and emotional health and overall sense of well-being. We work with you to develop knowledge, skills, attitudes and habits that will foster your success at the university and also serve you well throughout life.

    Urec University Recreation

    Connolly Center/Eisiminger Fitness Center; 550 14th Ave; 206-296-6441

    University Recreation inspires, educates, and empowers the Seattle University community to live happier, healthier lives. Whether you want to go kayaking, play intramural flag football, lift weights, run on a treadmill, improve your fitness level, or compete in rugby, Seattle University Recreational Sports has the activity for you! Programs and services include:

    For more information about the Recreational Sports programs or services, visit our website.

    Health and WellnessWellness and Health Promotion

    Pigott Pavilion for Leadership 126; 206-296-2593

    The Office for Wellness and Health Promotion along with the student based Health and Wellness Crew (also known asĀ HAWC) promote good health practices through education, prevention, and peer support. Their goal is to enhance student health and well-being. At Seattle University, we strive to educate the whole person; to that end, at the Office for Wellness and Health Promotion, we see health and wellness holistically... Which means that there is more to being healthy than eating right and exercising!

    Student Health CenterStudent Health Center

    Bellarmine 108; 206-296-6300
    www.seattleu.edu/student/health/

    Hours

    During Academic Year (August 15th - June 15th)
    Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday Closed
    Holidays Closed
    During Summer (June 15th - August 15th)
    Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


    The Student Health Center (SHC) at Seattle University (SU) focuses on enhancing levels of wellness and empowering students to be self-directed in their own care. In addition, the SHC utilizes the unique window of opportunity to promote lifelong healthy life-style behaviors.

    The SHC provides primary care to all enrolled students. The SHC is staffed by Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioners and Medical Assistants. The Student Health Center provides the following specific services: wellness physicals, women's annual exams, diagnosis and treatment of acute illness, management of chronic medical problems, treatment of injuries, treatment of skin problems, STD and pregnancy testing, medication management for depression, immunizations, allergy shots, eating disorder management, laboratory services, and medical supplies.

    Consultation and treatment for various health care needs are provided at with a $5.00 administrative fee per visit. A small fee is charged for services requiring laboratory testing and prescription medications are available at a minimal cost. The Student Health Center also provides most immunizations to students at cost. All services are confidential and no information is released without student permission, unless required by law.

    Same day or next day appointments are available for urgent health concerns. Please stop by or call for an appointment.

    CAPSCounseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

    Pigott Pavilion for Leadership 120; 206-296-6090

    CAPS' licensed psychologists, clinical social workers and graduate trainees provide short-term group, couples and individual counseling to enhance the self-awareness, personal and intellectual functioning, and relationships of students. Students seek counseling and psychological services for a wide variety of reasons, including anxiety; depression; life crises; identity issues; relationship concerns; difficulty with loss or other life transitions; sexuality choices and concerns; problems related to alcohol or drug use, as well as many other issues of concern. We treat each student with sensitivity, providing affirmative therapy that values diversity and respects the individual. We are committed to helping students meet the challenges of life during college, graduate and professional school by encouraging healthy personal choices and balanced perpectives.

    CAPS's clinical services are confidential and free to enrolled students. For students seeking longer term therapy or other specialized mental health services, we provide referrals to providers in the community. Faculty, staff, university administrators and parents/fammilies may consult with CAPS' professionals when concerned about the well-being of a student or a campus mental health issue. In addition, we provide psychoeducational programs to the campus as well as many web, print and other informational resources. Please visit our website, call or stop by for more information.