A rich culture of activities and events enriches student life at Seattle University. Enjoy a spring concert on the Quad. Test your communications skills and write an article for the student newspaper or host a program at campus radio station KSUB.Compete in intramural sports. Go swimming. Tutor other students. Run for student government. Work out at the gym or the weight room. Belt out a song with one of the university’s four choir groups. Join the Earth Action Coalition and plan events for Earth Day. Or let others entertain and inspire you.Concerts, films, poetry readings, and lectures by world leaders challenge students with exciting stories and unique perspectives.
In the spirit of a street fair, all student clubs and organizations set up booths outside the Student Center early in the fall quarter to talk about their activities and recruit new members. Competition for attention can be tough, so many clubs hand out food and mementos to stand out in the crowd. One group sets up a barbecue and offers s'mores to anyone willing to roast a marshmallow.Another gives away art posters. Chances are you'll find clubs that fit your style.Over 120 clubs range in focus from community service, cultural heritage, and honor societies to professional development and recreation. The list includes Habitat for Humanity, Vietnamese Students Association, SU Bike Club, Photography Club, Black Student Union, Outdoor Recreation Club, and the Society of Women Engineers. Take a look at the whole list; or, better yet, come for a visit and see for yourself!
There’s something new on the Seattle sports scene, and it’s Seattle University. The Redhawks have transitioned to NCAA Division I, the highest level of competition, and the city is taking note. Pick up the newspaper and you’ll read about the basketball game at KeyArena. Seattle is one of the biggest soccer towns in the country and people are turning out to see men’s and women’s soccer at Championship Field. Other varsity sports include cross-country, golf, swimming, tennis, track, women’s rowing, softball and volleyball, and baseball.Whether you’re an athlete or a fan, you’ll score some great memories. There’s more to cheer for than ever, and the cheer squad, dance squad, pep band and RedZone (the school spirit and athletic supports club) will help you celebrate. Sports aren’t your life but you still like to play? There’s room for everybody in the thriving club and intramural sports program, including softball, golf, tennis, volleyball, crew, or sailing.