Centers and Institutes

Access to Justice Institute

The Access to Justice Institute serves as the law school's social justice hub.

Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law & Society

The Center facilitates the study of the constantly evolving American and global economic system, the ongoing struggle for power between and among corporations, governments, individuals, and society, and the role of law in mediating and shaping the nature of our economic relations and institutions.

Center for Business Ethics

The mission of the Center for Business Ethics is to inspire people to build business cultures that respect and support persons, relationships, communities, and ecosystems.

Center for Change in Transition Services

The Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS) is a Washington State Needs Project funded annually with federal resources from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). The goal of CCTS is to improve post-school outcomes for students with disabilities in the state.

Center for Community Engagement

The Center for Community Engagement serves as the main entry point for students, faculty, and staff who want to serve and learn in the community.

Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability

The Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (CEJS) will 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.

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.

Center for Indian Law and Policy

The Center for Indian Law and Policy serves as the home and focal point for Indian law programs, projects, and activities at Seattle University. The Center seeks to assist students, tribes, and practitioners in areas of law unique to Indian country, to monitor developing areas of Indian law and policy, and to increase the number of American Indians and Alaska Natives practicing law.

Center for Leadership Formation

The Center for Leadership Formation (CLF) oversees all executive programs and provides innovative, world-class education to mid- to senior-level professionals with an emphasis on leadership, business expertise, and a commitment to social responsibility.

Center for Ecumenical and Interreligious Engagement

The Center highlights spiritual and religious insight and wisdom, inviting people to enact the change they wish to see in the world. We do this through ecumenical and interreligious dialogue, scholarly projects and free resources for community and classroom use, including the Religica Theolab podcast. 

Center for Social Transformation and Leadership

The Center for Social Transformation and Leadership is within the College of Education. A primary goal of CSTL is to create social impact by fostering peer and professional exchanges of ideas, engage in collaborative work and foster learning through shared experiences.

Indigenous Peoples Institute

Indigenous Peoples Institute supports Native student success at Seattle University and raises awareness about issues of importance to local and global Indigenous peoples. 

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

At the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center we build and nourish the entrepreneurial spirit. To us, entrepreneurship is more than a collection of courses. It's a philosophy, a mindset that inspires innovation, risk-taking, and seizing opportunities in any form of business venture.

Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture

Seattle University's Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture creates opportunities to explore of the intersection of religion and culture, of faith and reason and of church and world by cultivating a culture of interdisciplinary, intercultural and Interreligious dialogue rooted in Catholic intellectual and wisdom traditions.

Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

The Center's mission is to advance justice and equality through a unified vision that combines research, advocacy, and education.

Roundglass India Center

The RoundGlass India Center builds academic, business, and cultural bridges between Seattle and India through events, collaborations with educational institutions, scholarships, and by supporting faculty scholarship on India.