UPDATE: March 27, 2020 – 4:00 p.m.

Supporting our Students Together

"Many of our alumni and friends have asked what they can do to help students who are struggling with unexpected financial hardships during these difficult times," Father Steve wrote to alumni and friends today. "I am deeply grateful for your concern and caring for their wellbeing. Today I am asking you, if you are able, to make a gift to the Seattle University Student Emergency Needs Fund."
March 27, 2020
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Student Worker Pay Extended to April 15

The university has authorized student workers to be paid according to their expected work schedules through the next pay period ending April 15, 2020, and will provide guidance on student employment after that time frame prior to the Easter break.
March 26, 2020
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Hiring Suspension in Effect

The highest priority for our campus community and those being considered in the hiring process is to focus on caring for themselves, their families and their communities. At the same time, the university must continue to take action, adapt and make essential adjustments to address the financial impacts resulting from increased costs and significant reductions in revenue brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 26, 2020
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Fostering Inclusive Excellence Amid COVID-19

“During this precarious time of physical separation and isolation, inclusivity and belonging matter, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Natasha Martin shared in a message to faculty and staff today. “The health of our virtual campus climate and our inclusion ecosystem, more broadly, requires special attention at this time.”
March 26, 2020
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Supporting Those Most Impacted in Our Community

The Center for Community Engagement continues to update the Supporting Our Neighbors page. New links have been added this week for funds to support basic needs and rent assistance for our neighbors as well as SU students.
March 26, 2020

Extension of Paid Leave for Staff and Suspension of Pay Deductions for Parking

HR today announced the extension of Supplemental COVID-19 Leave pay through the pay period closing on April 15, 2020 and the suspension of paycheck deductions for parking permits starting with March 31 paychecks.
March 25, 2020
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University Directive on Governor's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" Order

Last night, Governor Jay Inslee issued Executive Order 20-25, “Stay Home – Stay Healthy,” to slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Seattle University issued guidance today on the order’s impact on the university’s students, faculty and staff.
March 24, 2020
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Inslee issues 'stay-at-home' order for Washington state

The order took immediate effect, Monday, March 23 for residents, and is in effect as of today, March 25 for businesses. The order will be in place for a minimum of two weeks.
March 23, 2020

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Message from the President

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Seattle University President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., shares his thoughts on this extraordinary and challenging time. May 19, 2020

WA State Department of Health Call Center

1-800-525-0127 and press #.

Student Health Center

The health, safety and well-being of our students and university community is paramount. Seattle U continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. We are acting according to public health guidance and directives and the most up-to-date information. Our website is updated regularly to reflect the latest developments. Emergency strategies to increase social distancing and slow the spread of the virus are a key regional public health priority.

Help Us Support Public Health Efforts

Students, faculty and staff are asked to please notify Seattle University Public Safety as soon as possible at 206-296-5990 in the following situations:

  • You have been diagnosed, tested or suspected to have COVID-19;
  • You have been asked to self-quarantine; or
  • You have been directed to self-isolate but are unable to appropriately separate yourself from your roommates.