First-Year Admissions Events

Events to help you explore Seattle University.

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The Undergraduate Admissions Office offers a number of admissions events throughout the year to help you learn more about Seattle University and navigate the admissions process. We hope to see you at one! 

Find more events for undergraduate transfer students.

Redhawk Summer Fridays

Summer 2024

Join us for Redhawk Summer Fridays in Seattle, an extended visit option that allows you to learn more about our Redhawk community, hear from campus partners and current Seattle University students, find out about important financial aid resources, and take a tour of campus. First-year and transfer students, along with their guests, are all welcome.

Welcome and Overview of SU

What Education Looks Like at Seattle University
You'll be greeted by our Admissions team, who will first provide you with an overview of the SU experience and opportunities.

Student Financial Services Presentation

Making the Seattle University Investment Affordable
Did you know most students at Seattle U come from families making less than $120,000 annually? Additionally, the average SU student borrows over $10,000 less than the national average, and 26% do not need to take out any loans.

Learn more about scholarships, the financial aid process, and affordability with a short presentation by one of our knowledgeable Financial Aid Counselors.

Student and Campus Partner Panel

Connect with our Current Students and Campus Partners
Join representatives from student life offices across campus, along with current Redhawks, for a panel about the student experience inside and outside the classroom. Ask your questions and get some answers!

Campus Tour and Specialized Options
Explore our Beautiful Park in the City
Join one of our student ambassadors as they show you our stunning campus in the heart of the city, which is also a designated Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary and a qualified Wildlife Habitat.

In addition to a general campus tour, you'll have the chance to visit specialized areas of your interest, including:

  • Athletics Fitness Center
  • Biology, Chemistry and Computer Science spaces
  • Billodue Makerspace (learn 3-D printing, laser and vinyl cutting, glasswork, sewing, fiber arts, bike maintenance)
  • Engineering spaces
  • E-Sports Lounge and Student Center
  • Lee Center for the Arts (State-of-the-art performance and exhibition space)
  • The Chapel of St. Ignatius

If you have any questions about Redhawk Summer Fridays, please contact

I can't attend a Redhawk SUmmer Friday. How can I learn more about Seattle U?

There are a number of ways to learn more about Seattle University! Attend a campus tour and information session on another Monday-Thursday this summer, contact your assigned Admissions Counselor, or take our Virtual Tour.

How can I cancel or change my registration?

Please call 206-220-8040 or email We would be happy to assist you.

Do family members and supporters typically attend?

Absolutely—we can't wait to welcome you all to campus.

Fall Preview Day

November 2, 2024

Fall Preview Day provides opportunities for prospective first time in college and transfer students to explore our campus and learn more about Seattle University. Faculty, staff and current students will be on hand to give you information on Seattle University's academic programs, student life opportunities, and the admissions and financial aid processes.

RSVP for Fall Preview Day

Don't miss this great opportunity to discover all that Seattle University has to offer.

Event registrants will receive schedule and parking updates in the week leading up to the event.

Sample Fall Preview Schedule  

Please note that the schedule is subject to change. 

8:30–9:00 a.m. | Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00–9:50 a.m. | Greeting and welcoming remarks

9:50–10:35 a.m. | Academic Information Sessions

10:35–11:05 a.m. | Academic Department Fair 

11:10–11:45 a.m. | Workshop Session 1 

11:55 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Workshop Session 2 

12:30–1:05 p.m. | Lunch

1:10–1:45 p.m. | Workshop Session 3

End of program 

Workshops Include 

  • Academic Information Sessions
  • Applying to Seattle University 
  • Living On Campus 
  • How to Finance Your Education
  • Nursing Clinical Performance Lab Tour
  • Education Abroad
  • Redhawk Student Panel
  • Student-Led Campus Tour
  • Disability Access and Accommodation in College

After you RSVP, check your email for tips to make the most of your visit and learn about parking, event check-in, etc.

Contact our office at 206-220-8040 or send an email to them at with any questions that you may have! 

I can't attend the Fall Preview. How can I learn more about Seattle U?

There are a number of ways to learn more about Seattle University! Attend a Virtual Information Session, contact your assigned Admissions Counselor or take our Virtual Tour

Do family members and supporters typically attend?

Absolutely—we can't wait to welcome you all to campus!

Admitted Student Days

April 2025

The Admitted Student Days offer admitted students an opportunity to meet with deans, faculty, representatives from student services departments, financial aid counselors, and members of student organizations. Workshops will be offered throughout the day—Majors and Lab/Facility Tours, Living on Campus and Housing Tours, Career Engagement, Academic Advising, Education Abroad, Core Curriculum, Community Engagement and more.

Curious to know what Admitted Student Day is all about? See an example of the Admitted Student Day schedule below.

RSVP for Admitted Student Days

Admitted students can RSVP through the Redhawk Admissions Portal when registration opens in December.

8:15 - 9 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9 - 9:50 am

Welcome Remarks and Student Panel

10 - 11:15 am

Academic Open Houses (various locations throughout campus)

11:25 - 12 pm

A sampling of Workshop Session 1 Topics include:

  • Campus Tour
  • Nursing Clinical Performance Lab Tour
  • Pre-Health (Pre-Med+) Advising
  • Career Engagement
  • Living on Campus
  • The Honors Program
  • Road to Success as a BIPOC Student

12 - 1 pm

Lunch & Drop-in Receptions

  • Family & Supporter Reception
  • Current Student Panel

1:10 - 1:45 pm

A sampling of Workshop Session 2 Topics include:

  • Academic Success Resources
  • Student Financial Services/Financial Aid
  • Redhawk Education Abroad
  • Student Diversity and Inclusion
  • Redhawk Fun Fest

1:55 - 2:30 pm

A sampling of Workshop Session 3 Topics include:

  • Admitted, What's Next? Orientation at SU
  • Division I Athletics
  • Engaging Fitness, Sports and the Outdoors
  • Student Clubs and Campus Traditions
  • Service and Community Engagement

College Fairs and More

Explore other events where you can learn more about Seattle University.

PNACAC Spring College Fair

The Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC) invites you to plan your future. Students, parents, and counselors are welcome to attend the Spring College Fair in Seattle. More than 100 colleges from across the country are usually represented!

Pacific Northwest Jesuit Excellence Tour

Seattle-area prospective applicants considering pursuing their undergraduate degrees at a Jesuit institution are encouraged to stop by the Jesuit Excellence Tour, a college fair that allows admissions staff from Jesuit colleges and universities to answer your questions regarding their institutions and the application process. Representatives from 15 Jesuit colleges and universities will be present.

Get in Touch

We’re here to help. For questions about Admission Events, contact:

Admissions Office