Redhawk Timeline

Are you a first-year student admitted for Fall 2023?

Here's what to expect prior to the start of classes:


Early Action Admission Decisions mailed - late December 2022

  • Merit scholarship award information is included in admission packets for eligible students. 

Sullivan Leaders' Day at Seattle University - January 21, 2023

Priority Deadline for Need-Based Financial Aid Consideration - February 1, 2023

Regular Decision Admission Decisions mailed - early March 2023

  • Merit scholarship award information is included in admission packets for eligible students.

Financial Aid Notification - by late March 2023

  • Students who submitted a FAFSA will be notified via their Seattle University email when their financial aid award becomes available. Instructions about how to access the award will be included.

Admitted Student Visit Opportunities - April 2023

Access Online Welcome Tutorial - mid April 2023

  • Future Redhawks will be able to access an online welcome tutorial that provides additional information about finalizing your enrollment. Some items require that the confirmation deposit be paid before access is allowed. The online tutorial includes items such as registration and housing preferences as well as Summer in Seattle orientation registration. In addition, the tutorial provides information about your health insurance options and how to submit immunization documentation.

Confirm Your Enrollment - on or before Sunday, May 1, 2023

  • A confirmation deposit of $500 is required of all new undergraduates for fall quarter enrollment. View the "Confirm Your Enrollment" page for further information.

New Redhawk Next Steps - early May 2023

  • Students may begin preparing for Fall Quarter using our Next Steps webpage for New Students + Family and Supporters.

Submit Housing Application - priority deadline June 15, 2023

  • Students who submit housing applications by the June 15 deadline will receive priority in their roommate and residence hall selections. More information is available on the New Students + Family and Supporters webpage.

Submit Final Transcripts by July 15, 2023

  • Final high school transcripts (with graduation dates posted), final college transcripts, and AP exam scores are due by July 15, 2023. Failure to submit final transcripts may result in registration holds. Acceptance to Seattle University is contingent upon the successful completion of coursework in progress. Please contact the Admissions Office with questions or if further clarification is needed. 

Housing and Roommate Assignments Released - Early August 2023

  • For students planning to live on campus, residence hall placement and roommate assignments will be released in early August. 

Fall Welcome - September 16 - 23, 2023

  • Students will move into residence halls the weekend of September 16. This week will also kick off a five-day Fall Welcome celebration for new Redhawks! 

Fall Quarter Tuition Due Date - September 20, 2023

First Day of Fall Quarter Classes - Wednesday, September 20, 2023

  • First day of classes for all undergraduate students.


Questions about this timeline? Contact the Admissions Office at (206) 220-8040 or