Student Life
  • Academic Services

    Student Academic Services provide a variety of opportunities that help students engage more fully in their education and achieve their potential for academic success.

    Campus Card

    The Seattle University Campus Card is a versatile student photo ID card. It serves as a library card, electronic door key, elevator key, dining card and campus debit account card. It eliminates the need to carry multiple keys or cash while on campus and provides access to university centers, activities, elections and athletic events.

    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 Store

    The Seattle University Campus Store promotes learning and sustain the educational mission by providing academic resources, campus life needs and institutional support with a professional level of fulfillment, presentation, and customer service.

    Career Services

    Career advisors are available for one-on-one appointments with students to discuss career development. Visit the career services website at

    Commuter and Transfer Students

    Commuter and transfer students are a vital part of the SU community and the national award-winning Collegia Program provides five unique home away from home communities in which to learn, engage, and connect with each other and the broader campus community.

    Counseling & Psychological Services 

    Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to helping students meet the challenges of life during college, graduate and professional school by encouraging healthy personal choices and balanced perspectives. Visit the website at

    Culture and Language Bridge Program

    As Seattle University expands to offer a full range of English-language programs, the name English Language Learning Center is replacing the name Culture and Language Bridge program.

    Food Services

    Seattle University's food service department has been nationally recognized for its outstanding food, customer service and commitment to socially responsible business practices. Food is purchased with high ethical standards and environmental impact in mind: eggs are cage-free, beef is range-fed, fish adheres to Seafood Watch guidelines, and produce is organic and grown locally whenever possible.

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    Graduate Student Council

    The Graduate Student Council supports the development of a diverse graduate body and supports the mission of Seattle University. Not only does the council advocate for services that better meet the needs of graduate students, but also serves as a source of funds for student-organized graduate events. The council is comprised of graduate students, representing the 33 graduate programs in seven schools and colleges of the University.

    Housing & Residence Life

    Living on campus extends your education beyond the classroom and offers important opportunities for engagement with your community. When you live on campus, you're always home.

    International Student Center

    The International Student Center (ISC) is a focal point for student activities and programs of a global, cultural, educational and social nature, and is a gathering place for Seattle University's international and domestic students and student organizations. Learn more.

    Multicultural Affairs 

    The Office of Multicultural Affairs works with all members of the university community in a social justice framework to promote the leadership formation, wellness, and success of students of color and queer students. Learn more about OMA.

    McGoldrick Learning Commons

    Lemieux Library, originally built in 1966, was renovated, expanded, and transformed into the Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons in 2010. As the intellectual, educational, and physical heart of campus, the library provides a wide range of services and collections primarily to support the teaching, research, and learning goals of the Seattle University community.

    New Student and Family Programs 

    In an effort to assist in the transition to Seattle University, the New Student and Family Programs Office provide students access to academic advising, information about campus life, and the opportunity to create community with other new SU students. Learn more.

    Office of Wellness and Health Promotion 

    To enhance the health and well-being of the Seattle University community and empower students to make positive health choices through education, prevention, collaboration and peer support. Learn more.

    Public Safety

    Public Safety is committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for the university community. The Public Safety team operates on a philosophy that promotes the positive nature of urban education and living experiences for our students, faculty, staff and guests.

    Recreational Sports 

    Seattle University Recreational Sports provides quality programs, services, and facilities that enhance each participant's opportunity for leisure, recreation, fitness, and wellness in relation to his or her personal development. Learn more.

    Student Activities 

    In collaboration with many student organizations, Student Activities provides a variety of entertainment for the students on and off campus, and develops an activities program that meets the social and cultural needs of the undergraduate students. Learn more.

    The Student Health Center 

    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. Learn more.