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2024 First-Year Confirmation Deadline Extended

In light of delays in the 2024-25 FAFSA rollout, the Admissions Office has extended the enrollment deposit deadline for admitted first-year applicants to June 1, 2024. Ready to commit to Seattle University? Claim your spot by completing the Admissions Response Form in your Redhawk Admissions Portal!

Thank you for your interest in enrolling at Seattle University. If you have any questions about the financial aid process, please don't hesitate to contact the Admissions Office or the Student Financial Services Office for assistance. We are here to serve you!

Admissions Office
(206) 220-8040

Student Financial Services 
(206) 220-8020

This year the University will administer over $145 million dollars in financial assistance to undergraduates. These funds include gift aid, such as scholarships and need-based grants, and self-help opportunities like student loans and work-study jobs. 100% of this year’s entering first-year students are beneficiaries of Seattle University’s grants and scholarship program. 

The 2024-25 FAFSA is available! To be considered for need-based aid, please complete the FAFSA at; for the 2024-2025 academic year, please plan to file the FAFSA as soon as you're able.

When asked to list the schools to which you would like your FAFSA results to be sent, be sure to list SU’s federal school code: 003790 prior to or as part of filing via the web. 

2024-25 FAFSA Updates

Delays related to the FAFSA Simplification Act and updates to the 2024-25 FAFSA have impacted Seattle University's financial aid award offer timeline. Please visit our FAFSA Updates page to learn more about filing the 2024-25 FAFSA and when to expect additional information.   

Need-based Aid Consideration

For 2024: Students who complete a FAFSA by March 4 will receive priority notification regarding their financial aid award offers (or within 30 days of admission if admitted after March 4). 

We understand the significance of financial planning in our students' college decision-making process. The Student Financial Services and Admissions teams are working hard to provide equitable resources and support during this year's unique circumstances so you can make informed choices about your future.

Accessing Your Award

We anticipate sending financial aid notification in late March/early April. When your award is available, we'll notify your personal and Seattle University email accounts and provide instructions for reviewing it once it becomes available. You'll initially access your award via the Redhawk Admissions Portal

For additional assistance reviewing your award, don't hesitate to get in touch with Student Financial Services at (206) 220-8020 or


It is essential to contact Student Financial Services if there has been a significant change in your or your family's financial status after filing the FAFSA. Financial aid offer adjustments may be possible in some cases.

The Student Financial Services Office will contact you if additional documentation is required. Learn more on our FAFSA Updates page