Staying on Campus

Thank you for choosing to stay at Seattle University! We hope you find the information on this page helpful when planning your stay with us. Summers in Seattle are just about unbeatable, and we hope you will enjoy your stay with us! Please contact us if you have any questions or need further information. We are here to help!

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Getting Here

Located in the urban neighborhood of Capitol Hill, Seattle University is very easy to get to, no matter what your preferred method of transportation is. The individual addresses of each of the residence halls are listed on the right side of this page. The following links provide helpful information on how to find your way to us!

Air Conditioning

Seattle is famous for its rain, but visitors are often surprised to find that most of our summer days are warm and sunny! Although the average temperature is in the low 70s, it is possible for some weeks of summer to have temperatures reaching 90°F or higher.

Residence halls and many campus building do not have air-conditioning. Ask us about your options for beating the heat! Fans may be rented at the front desk while supplies last (see Amenities). Guests may also access the air-conditioned Student Center with their Conference Card and our recreational swimming pool is popular during the summer months (see Fitness Center).


Only those guests 21 years of age and older are permitted to consume alcoholic beverages in private rooms of residences only. Alcoholic beverages may not be consumed in lounge areas of residence halls or anywhere else outside the residences, except in arranged program events with appropriate permits.


Visit your front desk to rent our optional room amenities. While supplies last. Rates listed are weekly.

Keurig Coffee Maker* $16.00
Fan $11.00
Hair Dryer $11.00
Iron/Ironing Board $11.00
*Keurig coffee makers come with coffee or tea and supplies


No pets or animals are permitted in campus housing at any time, with the exception of an animal trained at a recognized school or facility for the purposes of assisting or accommodating a person with a disability.

Business Services

The staff at your front desk can assist with small copy or printing jobs. Our front desk printing rates are: $.10 per side for letter or legal and $.20 per side for ledger (B/W only). SuperCopy, our on-campus copy service provider, is located in the James C. Pigott Pavilion for Leadership and offers full-service copying, mailing (including UPS/FedEx), and bulk printing. Please call SuperCopy at 206-296-6117 for more information.  They are open during the following hours:

Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 3pm

Campus Store

The Seattle University Campus Store is located on 12th and Madison and is open during the following hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 6pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Visit your front desk to receive a 15% off coupon!

Check-In and Check-Out

Check-in starts at 1pm
Check-out is by 10am

For check-out: all belongings must be removed from your room and your key must be returned to the front desk by 10 a.m. on your day of check out. Limited luggage storage is available at the front desk. Overnight luggage storage is not available. Guests will be subject to a $25.00 fee for late check-out.

Conference Card

Your Conference Card is programmed with door access (and elevator access) for your residence as well as a meal plan if your group has arranged for it (please refer to your Meal Plan Guide for specifics). Replacement cards may be purchased at your front desk for a fee of $20.00 (plus sales tax).

Fitness Center

The Redhawk Complex featuring the Eisiminger Fitness Center is located on 14th and Jefferson. Passes may be purchased at the front desk. SU does not provide towels or locks for athletic use. Some amenities may be closed for special events or for renovation throughout the summer. Rates are $8.00 per day/$45.00 per week and they are open during the following hours:

Monday - Friday 7am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 12pm - 8pm


Programs longer than seven nights will receive room service once a week on a pre-arranged schedule. This includes fresh linens and towels and emptying of waste bins. Guests must remove belongings from beds so the bed can be made.

Internet Access

A username and password are required to access both hardwired and wireless SU networks. WIRELESS ACCESS: Devices may connect using “SU-guest” network and your username and password. WIRED ACCESS:  Guests must provide their own Ethernet cable and plug it into one of their rooms network ports/jacks For assistance contact your front desk or call the IT Helpdesk at 206-296-5571. Wireless and network access is complimentary. Front desk staff and/or IT Helpdesk staff may not always be able to resolve connectivity issues and therefore service cannot always be guaranteed.


Your room key will open your room. Please return your key at check-out in the envelope in which it was provided, or you will be charged a replacement fee of $175.00 plus tax for a new lock. Keys left in rooms will be listed as “lost” and the replacement fee will be assessed.


Coin-operated laundry facilities are available in the basements of Campion and Bellarmine Halls and on each floor in Chardin Hall and in the laundry facility of the Murphy Apartments. Laundry soap can be purchased at the Campus Store. Cash can be exchanged for quarters at the front desk.


Lounges are located throughout Campion Hall, Bellarmine Hall, and Chardin Hall, and usually have a TV and DVD player. Remote control units can be checked out at the front desk with a valid ID as collateral.


Mail is delivered to the residence halls Monday through Friday. Guests staying in Murphy Apartments will have mail delivered to the Campion desk. Should you wish to receive mail while here, please be sure it is addressed as:

Your name
Your program name
Seattle University CES
Your Residence Hall
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122


Use and/or possession of marijuana on campus or during any university-sponsored or affiliated activity or program is prohibited.


All non-catered meals on campus are served in Cherry Street Market, located on the second floor of the Student Center Building.

MealMonday - FridaySaturday - Sunday
Hot Breakfast 7am - 9:30am 7am - 9am
Continental Breakfast 9:30am - 11:30am N/A
Lunch 11:30am - 1:30pm 11:30am - 1pm
Dinner 5pm - 6:30pm 5pm - 6:30pm
Meal times subject to change.


Parking passes are required for all vehicles and may be purchased at the front desk of your housing accommodations for $6.00 per vehicle, per day. Visitors may also pay to park at the meter in the visitor lot on the lower level of the Murphy Garage or in the Visitor Lot at 12th Avenue and E. Marion Street. Vehicles parked without a valid permit will be cited and fined. Seattle University is not responsible for loss, theft, damage to vehicles or their contents, or parking fines. Vehicles that are parked in non-designated areas will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Quiet Hours

Noise levels must be lowered between 10pm and 7am.


The use or sale of tobacco products is prohibited on and within all Seattle University owned, leased, or managed property.


Guests staying on campus are prohibited from having overnight guests in his or her unit. Doing so will result in additional lodging and penalty charges and visitors will be asked to leave.

Walking Escort

You may request a walking escort up to two blocks off the campus perimeter by contacting 206-296-5990, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

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