New Faculty Institute
Getting Started at SU

Campus Resources for New Faculty

  • The information provided here was collected for new faculty and is intended to be a starting point in finding out about the many services and activities on campus. We focused on those areas that faculty are most likely to encounter early in their careers at Seattle University, though there is much more happening than we are able to encapsulate in this short document. All information was correct as of August 2014.

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    Academic Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program (ASLFFP)

    The ASLFFP is designed to provide faculty with the knowledge and support needed to successfully integrate academic service-learning into courses they teach. The program is supported by funding from the Office of the Provost and is open to all faculty. As a part of the program faculty revise a syllabus to include an academic service-learning component that enhances the learning of students and strengthens community partners. Faculty also conduct an action research project in which they identify a research question and collect and analyze data regarding the learning of their students and/or the impact of service-learning on community issues. Program information and applications will be distributed in April with a late May deadline for the 2015-16 academic year. Contact program director Jeffrey Anderson, Ph.D., Professor of Education, for additional information.

    Loyola 402 | (206) 296-5754 | janderso@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/csce/teaching/scholarship/sl-fellows/  

     

    Bellarmine Advising Center (Student Academic Services) 

    The Bellarmine Advising Center houses Fostering Scholars, Premajor Studies, Student Academic Persistence, and Student Academic Services. Student Academic Services offers support to faculty advisors, as well as specialized advising services to students. Student Academic Persistence facilitates faculty referrals of students to campus resources through the Starfish online referral system. Premajor Studies provides comprehensive advising and support services for students who are exploring major options. Mentoring for the College Success Foundation Scholars and Fostering Scholars is also located in the Center.

    Bellarmine 111 | (206) 296-2260 | SAS@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/sas


    Campus Ministry

    Rooted in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition, Campus Ministry serves a vibrantly diverse, yet inclusive community of young men and women committed to exploring, understanding, and deepening a faith that does justice in their lives. Campus Ministry supports the religious and spiritual lives of students though daily and Sunday Mass, regular ecumenical Christian worship services, opportunities for interfaith dialogue and prayer, retreats, faith formation, as well as through a variety of service and social justice focused opportunities. Each Campus Minister is also committed to providing an additional layer of support for our students through connection, conversation and pastoral care.

    Student Center 120 | (206) 296-6075 | campusministry@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/campus-ministry  

    Canvas Learning Management System

     

    Seattle University's learning management system (LMS) Canvas is a constantly evolving, feature rich web application designed to simplify course management for face-to-face, hybrid and online courses. Canvas is built with student-centered learning and accessibility in mind; students find the Canvas user experience intuitive and comparable with the everyday web applications they already use. Faculty can use Canvas to distribute course content, assess student work, communicate with students and facilitate online collaborations to extend classroom activities. Faculty support for Canvas is provided through online help guides, a quick-start tutorial and template, workshops, department meetings, rotating labs and individual consultation.

    (206) 296-5571 (OIT Help Desk) | canvas@seattleu.edu  | http://www.seattleu.edu/lms/

     

     

    Career Services

    Career Services advises students and alumni on a variety of career topics such as choosing a major, exploring and discerning a career path, finding and applying to internship/job opportunities, and marketing oneself in the job search. We offer five self-assessment instruments: Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI), Strong Interest Inventory® (SII), MyPlan, SkillScan, and StrengthsQuest®. Additionally, we connect students to mentors and employers of interest through four annual career fairs and events throughout the year. Contact Career Services to customize a workshop for your students. Refer students to Express Advising for quick career advice, or a 30 minute appointment to engage in discussion about career discernment.

    Pigott Pavilion 110 | (206) 296-6080 | CareerServices@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/careerservices

     

    Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability

    The Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability was founded in January 2013. We are a campus-wide, interdisciplinary center. Our mission is to inspire and prepare a generation of leaders to meet the unprecedented ethical challenge facing humankind in the early 21st century: forging a sustainable relationship between humankind and planet Earth, and doing so in ways that foster justice within and between societies. We support faculty research through a competitive fellowship program. We sponsor interdisciplinary symposia/workshops and are hosting a major conference in August 2014. Located just off-campus in the Bullitt Center, the "world's greenest commercial building," we welcome visitors!

    Bullitt Center, 1501 Madison Street, Suite 200 | 206-220-8461| schutm@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/cejs/

     

    Center for Faculty Development

    The Center for Faculty Development promotes the professional formation of all faculty through a scholarly and interdisciplinary approach to learning and teaching, research practice, and professional development. We aim to do this by providing forums for faculty to explore and reflect on their academic lives through voluntary and research-based activities. These include faculty workshops and candid conversations, individual consultations, faculty writing groups, faculty learning communities, a peer consulting program, a community of practice for department and program chairs, classroom observations, and facilitated discussions with program teams.

    Hunthausen 120 | (206) 296-2144 | faculty-development@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/faculty-development

     

    Center for Service and Community Engagement (CSCE)

    CSCE assists faculty who are interested in community-engaged pedagogy, scholarship, and service. Our goal is to support the development of service-learning courses that deepen student learning and address social and environmental issues. The Center sponsors an Academic Service-Learning Research Faculty Fellows program. We also offer quarterly introduction to service-learning workshops and consultations, advice regarding liability and safety concerns, web-based tracking for placement-based service-learning courses, and support in making connections with local organizations. The Center also houses the Seattle University Youth Initiative, a comprehensive place-based collaborative in SU's local neighborhood.

    Douglas 100 | (206) 296-2569 | csce@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/csce

     

    Center for the Study of Justice in Society (CSJS)

    CSJS is the oldest academic center at Seattle University and the first to embrace fully the University's commitment to social justice.   The CSJS was established by the Office of the Provost in 2001 to promote multidisciplinary faculty scholarship on a range of justice topics and to support faculty in identifying, exposing, and documenting critical issues of justice in our local and global communities. The goal of the CSJS is to mentor faculty in the creation of meaningful resolutions to those issues. The CSJS supports faculty through a variety of initiatives, including seminars, lectures, workshops, conferences, and other faculty events.

    (206) 296-2678 | csjs@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/csjs


    Chaplain for Faculty and Staff

    The Chaplain for Faculty and Staff provides spiritual and pastoral needs of the faculty and staff. The chaplain assists those who wish to explore issues of faith, provides support in times when spiritual guidance or personal conversation in a context of confidentially can be beneficial, and participates in retreat direction.

    Loyola 210 | (206) 296-5315 | oleary@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/chaplain

     

    The Commons

    The Commons  is the online news site for and about Seattle University's faculty and staff. The Commons  strives to provide the latest university news while fostering campus conversation and enhancing a sense of community among faculty and staff. The Commons  is updated daily. Announcements are sent every other week in the fall, winter, and spring quarters, and every month in the summer quarter to remind faculty and staff to visit the site. Faculty members are encouraged to submit accomplishments, story ideas, and feedback either through the site itself or by e-mailing the editor, Mike Thee. The Commons  is part of Marketing Communications.

    715 Cherry | (206) 296-6135 | theem@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/commons  

     

    Controller's Office

    The Controller's Office supports faculty in administering payment of financial obligations and depositing funds received while facilitating the proper recording and reporting of the University's financial activity. The Controller's Office also reimburses faculty for business expenses, monitoring check requests for adherence to University policy and IRS Regulations. Each faculty member is assigned to a cost center manager responsible for approving all charges made against the department budget, expending funds within budget limits, and reviewing cost center reports to see that all activity has been recorded accurately. Your cost center manager is the recommended first point of contact for financial matters.

    1218 Cherry | (206) 296-5880 | payroll@seattleu.edu  | payables@seattleu.edu  |  www.seattleu.edu/Controllers-Office

     

    Continuing, Online, and Professional Education, Office of (COPE)

    Continuing, Online, and Professional Education (COPE) assists faculty in developing fully online and hybrid courses and programs that support Seattle University's mission to educate the whole person. COPE works with departments offering online and hybrid graduate programs and certificates, as well as faculty developing undergraduate courses for online delivery during the summer session. Once accepted in the Course Design Program, faculty and departments commit to a six-month design process to re-envision courses from the ground up.

    Pigott Pavilion 050 | (206) 220-8280 | cope@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/cope

     

    Copyright Compliance & Course Pack Office

    The Office of Copyright Compliance assists faculty in securing copyright permission to include materials in course packs, class handouts, and other materials. The office is a one-stop shop that coordinates directly with faculty, reprographics and publishers to produce course packs. The office also helps faculty, staff, and students comply with Seattle University Copyright Policy including evaluating issues of fair use, public domain, and copyright ownership.

    Pigott Pavilion 020 | (206) 296-2308 | warel@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/coursepack

     

    Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

    CAPS offers a range of confidential therapeutic, educational, and consultation services to enhance the psychological functioning of students so they may engage fully in academic and campus life. While therapy services are limited to students, faculty may call to consult regarding student behavioral or mental health concerns, discuss how to respond to troubled students, or refer students to our services (including individual and group counseling, crisis management, psychiatry referrals, etc.). Our licensed psychologists also offer programs and workshops on a variety of topics upon request.

    Pigott Pavilion 120 | (206) 296-6090 | CAPS@seattleu.edu | www.seattleu.edu/CAPS

     

    Dean of Students

    The Dean of Students Office promotes and creates opportunities for awareness, dialogue, and critical engagement with integrity, justice, and ethical decision-making. Students, parents, faculty and staff are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students regarding university policies, the Redhawk Commitment and Code of Conduct, the Integrity Formation process and the Students of Concern Committee. This office is responsible for adjudicating student conduct what is not in alignment with University mission and values.

    Pigott Pavilion 180 | (206) 296-6060 | goodwind@seattleu.edu |www.seattleu.edu/deanofstudents/

     

    Disabilities Services (Student Academic Services)

    Disabilities Services works in partnership with faculty providing accommodations to students with disabilities. Our role is to identify students with disabilities and to inform faculty about the specific accommodations that they have a responsibility to provide. A second role is to consult with faculty in terms of classroom and curricular adjustments that may assist these students, such as in the area of making multimedia used in a classroom accessible. Some common accommodations are extra time on exams and the provision of books in alternative format.

    Loyola 100 | (206) 296-5740 | okamotr@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/disabilitiesservices/

    Education Abroad

    International academic programs challenge students to test theories and analytical approaches in dynamic intercultural settings in order to develop a better understanding of humanity. The Education Abroad Office collaborates with faculty who wish to develop short- or long-term overseas programs through consultation on components such as student recruitment, budget development, and safety and risk considerations as well as identify appropriate pre-existing opportunities for direct student enrollment. Additionally, it collaborates with faculty to ensure that advisees pursue study abroad courses that contribute to their degree progress through the Course Approval form, which is required of each student seeking to study abroad.  

    Pigott Pavilion 124 | (206) 296-2226 | EducationAbroad@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/abroad

    English Language & Culture Bridge Program (ELCB, formerly Culture and Language Bridge program)

    The ELCB provides a required program of English as a Second Language (ESL) courses to SU's international students (freshman, transfer, and graduate) who are allowed to enter SU with IBTOEFL and equivalent scores between 68-91 (IBT 92> is SU's admissions requirement) and take one or two credit courses while also completing the bridge program. Faculty members are encouraged to inform their students that the ELCB offers free tutoring to all international, students on campus . Finally, faculty who identify international students in their classes who are struggling or failing due to English proficiency issues should contact the ELCB director, Michael Harpending, harpendm@seattleu.edu.

    Lynn 101 | (206) 296-6064 | ELLC@seattleu.edu  or pricef@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/ELLC

     

    Facilities Services

    Facilities Services creates and sustains environments that support the needs of our campus environment. The department is responsible for the physical infrastructure of the University, including building maintenance, custodial services, capital planning and construction, and our environmentally friendly campus grounds. Additionally, Facilities Services also oversees University Purchasing, environmental health and safety, asset management, several neighborhood community relationships, and sustainability. For a more in-depth look at the breadth of services Facilities Services provides, we invite you to visit our website.

    (206) 296-6999 | www.seattleu.edu/facilities  

     

    Faculty Ombudsperson

    The Faculty Ombudsperson office supports an ethical and civil culture in which mutual understanding can be reached and differences resolved through respectful dialogue and fair processes. The office is an independent, confidential, impartial, and informal resource for all SU faculty members. The Faculty Ombudsperson is a designated neutral or impartial facilitator whose major function is to serve faculty and provide confidential and informal guidance; to assist with complaints, concerns and issues; to assist in identifying appropriate offices, committees, and university rules and policies; and serve when appropriate as an informal mediator of early-stage complaints and mediate as an impartial party.

    Chardin 139 | (206) 296-5898 | ombuds@seattleu.edu

    Faculty Services Office (FSO)

    The Faculty Services Office is the first point of contact for faculty personnel issues. Under the leadership of the Provost, the FSO provides a wide range of services for the faculty community, including appointments and reappointments, rank and tenure processes, recruitments, policy interpretation and procedure compliance, sabbatical eligibility tracking, payroll, and employment file maintenance. The FSO is also a liaison for faculty between schools/colleges and the Provost.

    Rianna 220 | (206) 296-6142 | bixlers@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/academicaffairs/faculty/services/

     

    Fellowships, Office of

    The Office of Fellowships supports SU students and alumni applying for nationally and internationally competitive scholarships and fellowships (e.g., Fulbright, Truman, Marshall). We offer information on grants, deadlines, and program requirements; one-on-one guidance through the application process; faculty mentoring on essays and project proposals; practice interviews; writing workshops; and academic planning services. Scholarship advising services are available to all students, and we strongly encourage you to refer your high-achieving students to us for an appointment. If you would like to be involved in the rewarding process of scholarship advising as a faculty mentor or review committee member, contact us today!

    Loyola 100 | (206) 296-2517 | greenl@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/fellowships

     

    Human Resources

    The Office of Human Resources administers benefits for faculty and provides compensation, employee relations, and recruitment support for faculty who supervise staff employees. Our benefits staff guide new and returning faculty through the benefits enrollment process. HR is the first point of contact for faculty wishing to change their benefits, including health and welfare benefits and retirement accounts. Human Resources also administers leaves of absence. HR is responsible for compliance with applicable employment laws and university policies, including nondiscrimination, sexual harassment, disability, substance abuse, professional conduct, and use of university equipment.

    Rianna 200 | (206) 296-5870 | hr@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/hr  

    Information Technology: Help Desk

    The Help Desk is the primary contact point between the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and the SU community. Contact the Help Desk for assistance with network access, password resets, network folders, email, and problems with your laptop or desktop. The Help Desk also provides referrals for assistance with more advanced questions or projects. The Help Desk is available by phone and email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Engineering 302 | (206) 296-5571 | helpdesk@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/support/  

     

    Information Technology: Media Services

    Media Services provides the technology, training, and support for all classroom technologies on campus. Offering over 100 technology-enhanced classrooms, video conferencing, and equipment checkout (such as video cameras, projectors, and document cameras), Media Services is available to help you with instructional technology needs in the classroom. Media Services also provides audio/visual support for conferences and events. For technology malfunctions during class or event sessions, please call the Help Desk at x5571 for immediate assistance. To make a request for event technology needs, please work with your event coordinator in the Conference and Event Services Department.

    (206) 296-5571 | helpdesk@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/oit/MediaServices/  

    Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture (ICTC)

    We invite the community to revitalize a tradition of exploration with the Catholic intellectual tradition. Our three main programs include: the annual Catholic Heritage Lectures, in which a series of notable scholars address topical issues such as religious pluralism and Pope Francis' vision for the Church; the Summer Faculty Study Group, an opportunity for faculty to discuss contentious social issues and model civic dialogue in community events throughout the year; and the Faculty Development Grants, in which we provide financial support for faculty to undertake research or to create a course that expands the Catholic intellectual heritage.

    Lemieux Library 659 |  (206) 220-8270 |   ICTC@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/ICTC

     

    Institutional Research (IR)

    Institutional Research collects and analyzes data about the university, helps make that information readily available, and consults on how to relate data to planning, assessment, and to telling the Seattle University story. Faculty are most likely to turn to IR for information about student populations, when working on department or program assessment, or for assistance when doing their own research about some aspect of Seattle University.

    (206) 398-4503 | ir@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/ir/  

     

    Institutional Review Board(IRB)

    The Seattle University Institutional Review Board (IRB) works to create a favorable climate for the conduct of human subjects research while protecting the rights, well-being, and privacy of participants, as well as the interests of Seattle University. The IRB strives not only to ensure compliance with Federal regulations but also to foster research meeting the highest ethical standards and adhering to all principles, best practices, and policies related to research with human subjects. Specifically, the IRB seeks to ensure all human subjects are treated with respect, beneficence, and justice during participation in research conducted under the auspices of Seattle University. For frequently asked questions, visit http://www.seattleu.edu/irb/faqs/ .

    Administration 201 | (206) 296-6125 | irb@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/irb  

     

    International Development Internship Program(IDIP)

    The International Development Internship Program (IDIP) is a 20 credit, three-phase academic program designed for undergraduate students. Students are challenged to explore the root causes and consequences of situations that undermine the well-being of individuals in the developing world, while cultivating leadership skills as a change agent at a local non-governmental organization (NGO). Internships are available in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

    Pigott 518 | (206) 296-2078 | rishim@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/idip  


    International Student Center (ISC)

    The International Student Center (ISC) assists 700 international students from over 60 different countries in achieving success at Seattle University and serves to broaden the University community's cultural and global awareness and assist in "empowering leaders for a just and humane world." The ISC collaborates with faculty in organizing campus programs on global issues, coordinates International Student Orientation each quarter, supports students dealing with culture shock, and plans events like International Education Week (the last week of January) and the International Dinner Series. The ISC provides students with assistance in all matters pertaining to immigration & visa status.

    Pigott Pavilion 160 | (206) 296-6260 | isc@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/isc

     

    Jesuit Mission and Identity, Office of

    The Office of Jesuit Mission and Identity serves as a resource to Seattle University faculty seeking to foster greater understanding of the Jesuit Catholic mission of the university. We offer educational, spiritual, and social justice-oriented programs designed to provide opportunities to learn more about the core aspects of the Jesuit educational mission. We also welcome the chance to collaborate on mission-related projects with colleagues in any part of the university and are always available for consultation to customize presentations or programs.

    Loyola 209 | (206) 296-6133 | salazare@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/missionministry/jesuitmission  

     

    Learning Assistance Programs (Student Academic Services)

    Learning Assistance Programs provide tutoring in select math, business, science, nursing, and modern language courses; facilitated study groups and language conversation groups for select courses; and a series of quarterly learning strategy workshops. Additionally, learning specialists meet with students for individual learning strategy consultations to help identify specific ways they can enhance time management, reading, review, test-taking, and other study skills.

    Faculty can encourage students to use our services or consult with us about particular student needs. At faculty request, we provide classroom presentations on our services and on study approaches tailored to specific courses.

    Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons - 2nd floor | (206) 398-4440 | ajenkins@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/learning-assistance

     

    Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons

    This attractive, popular facility provides services, technology, and spaces that support research, teaching, and learning. Librarians offer research consultations, course-integrated library instruction, and course reserves, and collaborate with faculty to develop digital and print collections that are supplemented by effective inter-institutional resource-sharing. The Learning Commons brings together the Writing Center, Learning Assistance Programs, Math Lab, Media Production Center, and Library Research Services to support teaching and learning. A faculty lounge provides space for reading, conversation, and collaboration.

    Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons | (206) 296-6210 | libref@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/library

    Lynda.com Online Training

     

    Seattle University students, faculty and staff have unlimited access to more than 2,600 courses taught by industry experts - and more added every week - lynda.com is designed for all levels of learners and is available whenever you're ready to learn. Courses include videos accompanied by exercise files to help you practice what you're learning. Popular courses include Windows and Mac Essentials, Microsoft Excel Essentials, Quickbooks Pro, Computer Programming Foundations, Up and Running with Photoshop, Premiere Pro Video Editing Essential Training, Up and Running with Prezi, Time Management Fundamentals and much, much more.

    (888) 335-9632 (lynda.com Help Desk) | lynda@seattleu.edu | http://www.seattleu.edu/lynda  

     

    Magis: Alumni Living the Mission

    Magis brings together Jesuit-educated alumni from all over Puget Sound to be further formed in and live out the values of their shared Jesuit education. Magis provides opportunities centered on faith, justice, and leadership such as Contemplative Leaders in Action, National Jesuit Alumni Day of Service, and Ignatian Retreats.

    Pigott Pavilion 126 | (206) 296-2637 | magis@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/magis  

    Mailing Services

    Mailing Services handles the University's incoming and outgoing mail and parcels.  Incoming mail is picked up from the US Postal Service by 9:00 a.m.; other carriers deliver throughout the morning.  Mail and parcels are delivered to departments by 12:00p.m.; late arriving parcels are delivered in the afternoon. Outgoing mail is also collected from departments and taken to Mailing Services during this time.  Mailing Services provides USPS, UPS, FedEx, and DHL services. Pickup times are: USPS - 2:30p.m.; UPS, FedEx, and DHL - 3:00p.m. Outgoing mail and parcels need to be at Mailing Services 30 minutes prior to cutoff for processing.

    Pigott Pavilion 040 | (206) 296-6199 | orlowp@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/repro

     

    Marketing Communications

    The Marketing Communications team serves as the steward of the university's voice, image, and reputation. The team is committed to proactively profiling and advocating the university's success (academic, athletics, and community) to its internal and external audiences with the objective of advancing the vision, mission, values, and long-term strategic goals of the university. Key strategic functions include executive counsel, media relations, internal communications, advertising, print publications, marketing collateral production, and web services. 

    715 Cherry | (206) 296-2104 | paynee@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/marcom

     

    Math Lab

    The Math Lab, located on the second floor of the Lemieux Library, is a free drop-in service provided by the Mathematics Department for all students in lower division mathematics courses (up through MATH 2330) at Seattle University. Students are encouraged to work on their mathematics coursework at the various tables in the Lab and to seek help from the Math Lab assistant whenever necessary. The Lab is meant to augment the assistance given by the instructor of the course and to provide help at times when the instructor is not available.

    Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons - 2nd   floor | (206) 296-2248 | macleanm@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/scieng/math/Default.aspx?id=14586

     

    Mission and Ministry - Office of the Vice President

    The Office of the Vice President for Mission and Ministry fosters the Catholic, Jesuit identity and values of Seattle University. The office coordinates several programs and initiatives to promote the mission of the university such as, The Arrupe Seminar, the Endowed Mission Fund, Faculty and Staff Development opportunities where and staff can further explore faith and Catholic intellectual tradition, Mission Day, and  the Interreligious Dialogue Initiative. The departments of in Mission & Ministry include: Campus Ministry, Jesuit Mission & Identity, Magis: Alumni Living the Mission and the Office of the Chaplain for Faculty and Staff.

    Administration 114 | (206) 296-6070 | MissionandMinistry@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/missionministry 

     

    Multicultural Affairs, Office of (OMA)

    The Office of Multicultural Affairs values collaborating with faculty to advocate for and support the development, persistence, and achievement of students of color, queer students, and trans students. Our relationships with faculty develop in a variety of ways, including mutual referrals for assistance for individual students, consultations about classroom dynamics, guest lectures about issues of multiculturalism and social justice, and workshops for students and/or faculty colleagues. Faculty may hear from students about concerns related to, for example, finances, living situation, isolation, or family; OMA staff can help facilitate resolution of these concerns or direct students or faculty to other resources on campus.

    Student Center 320 | (206) 296-6070 | oma@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/oma   

     

    President, Office of the - Fr Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.

    The President welcomes new faculty and discusses Jesuit education as well as the Seattle University mission with them. He joins with other Jesuits in welcoming the new faculty on behalf of the Jesuit community and engages with individual faculty on special projects, courses, and committees. The President sponsors Mission Day for the development of faculty and staff in the SU mission. Faculty are invited to various events and meetings sponsored by the President-faculty breakfasts, noon forums, appreciation events, lectures, etc. The President collaborates with the Executive Team, Board of Trustees, and external constituencies in support of the university's mission.

    Administration 109 | (206) 296-1891 | sundborg@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/president

     

    Registrar and Operations, Office of the

    The Office of the Registrar and Operations provides administrative services for students, faculty, and staff in support of the mission of Seattle University. The office is responsible for interpretation and implementation of academic policies and procedures and is responsible for academic records protection and maintenance. Key services include academic classroom scheduling, grade posting, degree posting, petition processing, withdrawal processing, transfer credit evaluation and advising, degree audit management, academic policy and form hosting, SU Online, Schedule Planner and Advisor Planner tool user education and support, academic administration procedure and deadline communications, academic catalog preparation and hosting, and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) training and interpretation.

    University Services 103 | (206) 220-8030 | registrar@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/registrar

     

    Reprographic Services

    Located in the James C. Pigott Pavilion lower level, Reprographic is a one-stop shop for all your inter-departmental digital printing and copying needs. Reprographic has two high-speed black-and-white network printers/copiers, which offer a variety of in-line finishing options, and a high-speed color printer/copier. We also have a 36-inch large-format poster printer. Reprographic offers a variety of bindery services, including mail merge and printing addresses directly onto mailing pieces. You can drop off a job in person, send it through campus mail, or e-mail it as an attachment to the address below.

    Pigott Pavilion 020 | (206) 296-6180 | reprographic@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/repro

     

    Research Services and Sponsored Projects, Office of (ORSSP)

    Located in the University Services Building, the ORSSP welcomes all inquiries from faculty and staff about external funding. The ORSSP's primary mission is to assist with development of grant proposals, their submission, and post-award administration. The ORSSP oversees other programs that are related to scholarly and creative endeavors, including the Summer Faculty Fellowships and the Seattle University Undergraduate Research Association. In addition, ORSSP serves as the university clearinghouse for recognizing and promoting the successes of Seattle University's faculty as teachers, scholars, researchers, and artists to both internal and external audiences.

    University Services 203 | (206) 296-2597 | orssp@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/orssp/  

    Seattle University Youth Initiative (SUYI)

    The SUYI unites SU and the wider community to improve academic achievement of low-income youth living in the Bailey Gatzert neighborhood while strengthening the education of SU students and expanding professional development opportunities for faculty and staff. The Center for Service and Community Engagement (CSCE) provides support for faculty who are interested in participating in the SUYI through academic service-learning, community-based research (CBR), and service. Support includes individual consultations, workshops, a library, advice regarding safety and liability concerns, assistance in making connections with community organizations, and the year-long CBR Faculty Fellows program.

    Douglas 100 | (206) 296-2569 | csce@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/suyi

    Student Development, Division of

    The Division of Student Development is committed to creating a vital and engaged campus community that challenges and supports all students to learn and develop the competencies, skills, and values needed to lead and serve in a global society.  Fourteen departments comprise the Division. Together, with our partners, we are responsible for the student experience. Our approach is both holistic and inclusive. Through programs, services, and activities, the Division's work fosters intellectual, social, physical, and spiritual growth and development.

    Student Center 140 | (206) 296-6066 | Office_of_Student_Development@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/studentdevelopment

     

    Students of Concern Committee (SOCC)

    The Students of Concern Committee (SOCC) assesses circumstances, enhances communication, and initiates appropriate responses to specific behavioral problems that may involve threats to the safety and security of the University community. Faculty and staff can contact the Students of Concern Committee, which meets on a weekly basis, to consult about any and all concerning situations involving students. The Dean of Students chairs SOCC.

    (206) 296-6060 | SOCC@seattleu.edu  | http://www.seattleu.edu/studentdevelopment/socc/  


    SU Campus Store

    The SU Campus Store is a student-centered academic resource owned and operated by Seattle University and located in the University Services Building. Faculty discounts of up to 20% apply to most items with your faculty ID. Please contact William Cannon for a textbook order form; textbook status can be checked on our website. When buying and selling used textbooks, students can save up to 62%. On-time submission of textbook orders ensures the lowest possible prices for students. Order deadlines: Summer Quarter/Fall Quarter/Fall Semester: April 28, 2014; Winter Quarter/Spring Semester: October 27, 2014; Spring Quarter: January 26, 2015.

    University Services | (206) 296-5953 | cannonw@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleucampusstore.com/  

     

    Summer Programs

    Summer Programs is a strategic initiative of Academic Affairs established to promote summer session as a regular part of our students' academic experience. We support the highest quality summer session courses and specially focused non-credit programs that will bring current and attract new students to SUMMER! We work with faculty to market their summer courses via our website, promotions, or other creative advertising. Please contact us if you have any questions or if we can be of assistance as you consider offering a summer session course. Note: Summer schedules are decided by departments in Fall Quarter. Please plan ahead to speak to your chair or director about offering summer courses. Dr. Kevin Krycka, Director, x5398.

    Casey 3W | (206) 296-5398 | summer@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/summer

     

    SuperCopy

    SuperCopy is the retail arm of the Reprographic and Mailing Services departments, providing the same excellent services to meet the personal needs of the university community. In addition to copying and printing, we give the professional touch to reports and presentations with our binding, laminating, scanning, and other reprographic services. We also sell a variety of stamps and postage so that your letters and packages are delivered safely and on time. Mailing options include U.S. Postal Service delivery (International Airmail up to 1lb) and UPS delivery. Visit our website for hours, payment, and a complete listing of products and services.

    Pigott Pavilion 010 | (206) 296-6117 | supercopy@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/supercopy

     

    Sustainability, Office for

    The Office for Sustainability coordinates and advocates for campus sustainability initiatives in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students. The Sustainability Manager assists faculty with connecting these initiatives to their courses through campus tours, class presentations, and class projects. Visit the Sustainability website to learn what the university is doing in regards to food, urban farming, organic and edible landscaping, LEED Gold buildings, energy and water conservation, recycling and composting, transportation, and greenhouse gas emissions.  The website also has a What You Can Do page with ways you can be a good steward of the environment while on campus.

    1313 E. Columbia | (206) 296-6997 | kprice@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/sustainability

     

    University Recreation (Eisiminger Fitness Center/Connolly Center)

    Through sport, fitness, instructional, and outdoor programs, University Recreation inspires, educates, and empowers the Seattle University community to live happier, healthier, and more successful lives. We offer several services, programs, and facilities to enable you, the SU Faculty, to recreate safely and positively. It is the goal of Seattle University to develop the whole person, and University Recreation provides a healthful and pleasurable opportunity for physical, emotional, and social participation in sports and recreation.

    550 14 th Ave | (206) 296-6441| fitness@seattleu.edu  | www.seattleu.edu/recreation

     

    Writing Center

    Staffed by carefully selected and trained undergraduate writing consultants, the Seattle University Writing Center assists students at any stage of the writing process. During hour-long sessions, Writing Center consultants help students effectively engage assignments, develop thesis statements, organize and develop first drafts, and revise and edit later drafts. The Writing Center exists to help all SU students become the best writers they can be. By working with us, students who struggle with writing can learn to write more easily and effectively, while students who already write well can learn to write with more grace and power. See our website for numerous handouts and resources to help students improve their writing. Larry Nichols, Writing Center Director, welcomes faculty discussions about how the Writing Center can best serve their teaching and their students' learning. He is especially interested in helping faculty create writing assignments that engage students in the lively dialogue, deep thinking, and inspiring feedback the Writing Center exists to promote and provide. Contact him at lnichols@seattleu.edu or 296-5309.

    Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons - 2nd floor | (206) 296-6239 | www.seattleu.edu/writingcenterInformation on offices, departments, and centers at Seattle University