Emergencies & After Hours


CAPS is not staffed or equipped to provide emergency treatment. If you, or someone around you, is experiencing a medical or psychological emergency, please call one of the numbers below to obtain appropriate treatment at a local emergency room.

Emergency Services

Local Emergency Rooms

Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill

540 16th Avenue 

Swedish Medical Center - First Hill

700 Minor Avenue

Harborview Medical Center 

325 9th Avenue (at Jefferson)

Note: SU Public Safety can provide transportation from campus to the hospital. Call 206.296.5911.

Seattle University Public Safety

To report an emergency on campus call 206.296.5911 (campus ext 5911). 


The Consultation, Assistance, Referral, and Education Team (CARE Team) is comprised of university staff who meet on a weekly basis to respond to concerning situations. They assess referrals from the campus community, facilitate communication, and initiate appropriate responses to specific behavioral concerns or short-term circumstances that may involve threats to the safety and security of the University community. To report concerning student behavior, please click here.


We discourage people from using email to communicate with us about personal problems. Email is not a secure or confidential medium; others may be able to read your message and any reply. In addition, we find email communications are less useful than in-depth, face-to-face contact. We cannot guarantee that your message will be read right away or that we will be able to respond in a timely manner. Do not use email for crises or emergency situations.

Need Immediate Help?

If you or someone around you is experiencing an emergency or are in a crisis, please call one of the numbers below to get in touch with someone right away:

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