Serve Seattle U and Students

Whether mentoring students or speaking at events, your time and expertise ensures current students are inspired, equipped and connected and leads to lasting impact.

Volunteer Today

Browse through a diverse list of university volunteer opportunities. We will continue to add to this list thoughtout the year, so make sure to check back regularly to see updated volunteer opportunities. If you have a passion and an idea of how you want to contribute, let us know and we'll do our best to connect you to the right people.

Volunteer Highlights

Redhawk Landing graphic with a male and female looking ahead

Redhawk Landing

Share your experience with students and fellow alumni. Redhawk Landing is a mentoring and networking platform that connects alumni with students and other alumni for short- and long-term mentorship.

A group photo of alumni and staff at the Uncommon Impact Portland event

Alumni Community Leadership

Alumni communities support alumni in different regions and with varying affinities. Lead the group that is most meaningful to you. Learn more about all of our alumni communities.

Seattle University Alumni Association

Event/program speaker, presenter, panelist

Speak on an area of your expertise at one of our many programs and events.

Leadership role in one of our alumni regional chapters, affinity groups or alliances

Alumni communities support alumni in different regions and with varying affinities. Lead the group that is most meaningful to you.

Apply for Alumni Board of Governors

The Seattle University Alumni Board of Governors (ABOG) serves the needs of all 85,000 members of the Seattle University Alumni Association by advising the Office of Alumni Engagement and cultivating alumni involvement through volunteerism, philanthropy and event attendance.

Seattle U Gives Social Ambassador

Seattle U Give is Seattle U's online day of giving at, During Seattle U Gives, the combined power of small gifts will have ripple effects on our students, our communities and the world. Social Ambassadors are key to spreading the word and making an even bigger impact! Sign Up today!

Refer a Student

Alumni know the value of a Seattle U education. Recommend potential students to Seattle U through our easy online form.

Write a story for the SU Voice alumni newsletter

The SU Voice is our monthly alumni newsletter. Lend your voice and your experience as a Seattle U alum.

Albers School of Business and Economics

Albers Alumni Board

Support the Albers mission, students and fellow alumni with events and student initiatives. Learn More

Albers Career Night

Network with Albers undergraduate students at this signature networking event that takes place in winter quarter, replicating company or professional mingling events. Learn More

Albers Grad Career Connection

Network with Albers graduate students at this spring quarter networking event. Learn More

Albers Workshops

Be a workshop presenter for the Albers Placement Center on a career topic of your expertise. Learn More

Resume Reviews and Mock Interviews

Provide feedback on student resumes and conduct mock interivews with graduate and undergraduate students.

Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition

Serve as a judge, subject matter expert or coach for this business plan competition. Learn More

College of Arts and Sciences

LinkUp: An Alumni & Student Mentoring Event

Serve as a mentor at this structured, low-key networking event. Learn More

College of Science and Engineering

Guest Lecture

Share your expertise by being a guest lecturer in a College of Science and Engineering class. (Faculty will determine if expertise ties to curriculum.)

Participate in Mock Interviews and Resume Review

Support students in their job search by conducting mock interviews and resume reviews.

Review Student Applications to Graduate Programs or Medical School

Provide valuable feedback and insights to students by reviewing their graduate or medical school applications.

Serve on the Engineering or Computer Science Advisory Board

Serve as a faculty-industry interface and help the departments deliver a quality education by providing guidance on the many facets of the computer science or mechanical engineering profession.

Become a CSE Ambassador

Recent and international alumni share their program experiences with current and prospective students

School of Law

Mentor 1L students

Serve as a mentor for 1L students, working together to create and implement their mentorship plan.

Guest Speak in Classrooms or Student Organizations

Share your expertise by being a guest lecturer in a Law School class. (Faculty will determine if expertise ties to curriculum.)

Host Students at Your Firm

Support students in learning about different law firms and types of law by hosting students for lunch or other gathering.

Participate in Mock Interviews

Law alumni help prepare students for upcoming interviews by doing practice interviews with them.

Law Alumni Board

Law Alumni Board is an advisory body to the dean and Office of Advancement. Engage alumni in support of the School of Law's mission.

Lawyer Magazine Editorial Board

Serve on the editorial board of Seattle U's Lawyer Magazine.

Join the Information Interview Database

Attorneys support students in their job searches by conducting informational interviews.

Student Clubs and Campus Life

Student Mentorship: Redhawk Landing

Share your experience with students and fellow alumni. The new Redhawk Landing mentoring and networking platform connects alumni with students and other alumni for short- and long-term mentorship. Learn More

Contribute to the "Imprint" publication

First generation alumni are invited to submit to Imprint, a compilation of creative writing and scholarly work from Seattle University’s first-generation college community released in the spring quarter. Learn More

 

 

Sign Up to Volunteer

Complete a simple form indicating your preferred volunteer opportunities and we will connect you with a volunteer manager who will set you up.

Moving the Ball Foward

Joe Zavaglia, ‘71

A photo of Joe Zavaglia holding a soccer jersey in front of a fountain

Joe wanted to play college soccer, but Seattle University didn’t have a team. Drafting a petition, he not only got 90 percent student approval but also recruited 100 potential players. “There were many opportunities for me to assume a leadership role at SU. The Spirit Award really encouraged me to give back to the university,” he says.