Participation is open to all qualified Sullivan Leadership Award applicants accepted for Early Action admission. Early Action admission letters and Sullivan Leaders' Day invitations will be mailed on or before December 23, 2015. Should you choose not to continue in the Sullivan Leadership Award process, please email email@example.com and decline your invitation. Note that attendance is mandatory for award consideration.
The RSVP deadline for this event has passed. If you are planning to attend Sullivan Leaders' Day and still need to RSVP, please contact Lisa Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 296-5803.
View Leaders' Day Student Schedule
Sullivan Leaders' Day participants will be welcomed and registered in the Student Center Hearth, located on the ground floor of the Student Center Building. Click here for a map of campus. Please plan to check-in at 8:30 AM with your family members in the Student Center. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for participants and their guests.
During Sullivan Leaders' Day, prospective students will have the option to learn more about the leadership opportunities and resources available to all Seattle University students through two informational sessions. When submitting your RSVP, please list your three preferred sessions and we will do our best to ensure you are placed in the top two workshops of your choice. The session options include:
View Family Program Schedule
Family members are invited to attend the Family Program in the Pigott Building (though attendance is not mandatory). The schedule for family members is available via the button above, and guests will receive a copy of the schedule upon arrival.
Suggested dress for Leaders' Day participants is "smart casual."
Participants in Sullivan Leaders' Day will be asked to write an essay in response to a prompt given at the start of the essay writing. The essay is scheduled for one hour.The prompt for the Leaders' Day essay will be based on the three required articles. Any additional reading or research will give you valuable depth for writing the essay for discussions throughout the day. Come prepared to write from your own perspective and also show that you have considered other perspectives.
Bring your favorite writing tool. The essay prompt, paper and copies of the three required articles will be provided prior to the essay writing session.
The required articles for the essay are:
Some additional articles that may be helpful in preparing for the essay:
Hotels: Seattle is located between First Hill and Capitol Hill in Seattle and is in close proximity to the downtown hotel corridor. Here are a few of our recommendations near campus:
Transportation: Airport Light Rail | Shuttle Express
Parking: The Murphy Garage is on James St., between Broadway and 12th Ave. If using GPS, the address is 1001 E James Way. Tell the attendant that you are attending Sullivan Leaders' Day. The Broadway Parking Garage entrance is located at Broadway and E. Columbia St. You can click here to consult a campus map.
Airport: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) serves the Seattle metropolitan area with more than 30 airlines. The airport is located about 15 miles south of downtown and Seattle University. To travel to SU from the airport, you can take a taxi (fare is approximately $40-50 one way) or use the Link Light Rail and King County Metro (total fare would be approximately $5.50 one way, per person).
Amtrak Train: Three Amtrak routes serve Seattle: Empire Builder, Coast Starlight and Amtrak Cascades. Trains stop at King Street Station, located at 303 S. Jackson St, about one mile from campus. To get to SU from King Street, take a Metro Bus or short taxi ride.
Greyhound Bus: Seattle's Greyhound bus station is located at 811 Stewart Street, about 1.5 miles from Seattle University.
Should you have questions about Sullivan Leaders' Day, please contact Lisa Smith via email@example.com or call (206) 296-5803.