Founded in 1891, Seattle University is located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. The campus boasts an oasis of green in an urban setting, and is an official Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary.
Only those guests 21 years of age and older are permitted to consume alcoholic beverages, and only in private bedrooms of residences. Alcoholic beverages may not be consumed in lounge areas of residence halls or anywhere else outside the residence halls on campus.
Seattle University is a non-smoking campus. The use or sale of Tobacco Products is prohibited on and within all Seattle University property. Products approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the uses of mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease are permitted under this policy. “Tobacco Products” includes cigarettes, cigars, pipes, all forms of smokeless tobacco, clove cigarettes, and any other smoking devices that use tobacco (e.g., hookahs), and nicotine delivery devices that simulate the use of tobacco (e.g., electronic cigarettes, vaping). If you are a smoker, you may ask the front desk staff for the closest off-campus areas where smoking is allowed.
Use and possession of marijuana in any form, either on campus or during any university-sponsored or affiliated activity, is prohibited.
You may not allow any other person(s) to remain overnight in your room for more than three (3) nights. Allowing someone to stay longer than three (3) nights without prior written consent from the University so will result in your being assessed additional lodging and penalty charges. Minors who are not participants in a Program that has contracted with Seattle University may not stay in campus accommodations, even as guests.
Animals are generally prohibited in all campus buildings. Exceptions to this general prohibition include animals that qualify as “service animals” under the Americans with Disabilities Act and animals considered “emotional support animals” under the Fair Housing Act. Animals that qualify as “service animals” under the Americans with Disabilities Act are generally allowed in campus buildings. Animals that qualify as “emotional support animals” are generally prohibited from all campus buildings, with the limited exception that they may be allowed in campus residence halls in certain circumstances as a reasonable accommodation for a disability. “Service animals” and “emotional support animals” must meet all requirements for such animals under university policy, including appropriate documentation from a healthcare provider explaining the need for the animal as well as appropriate documentation regarding the animal’s training and health history. The Registrant must obtain permission in writing in advance of check-in if planning to bring any animal on campus. For information on requirements for bringing Emotional Support Animals to campus, please see the policy at Policies