Complete your daily Safe Start Health Check screening before coming to campus.


Moving Forward Together

Seattle University is currently in a primarily virtual learning format with some in person and hybrid classes. Our ongoing planning prioritizes the health and safety of all members of our campus community while delivering a highly engaging and impactful educational experience—whether in person or virtually. Together, we are moving forward with a special emphasis on caring for one another. Read more at Fall 2020 Campus Reopening.

UPDATED: September 25, 2020 – 11:45 a.m.

Plan for Winter Quarter

The university has decided to continue operating in its current form for winter quarter, which begins Jan. 5. Courses will continue to be delivered primarily in a virtual learning format, with some in-person and hybrid classes. Read more »
September 25, 2020

Surveillance Testing Begins Next Week

Seattle U is partnering with Altius Institute for Biomedical Sciences to offer a PCR test for COVID (SARS CoV-2) and will begin surveillance testing of students next week. Learn more at Student Health Center.
September 18, 2020

Flu Shot Clinic

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself and the people around you from flu, and to help reduce the strain on healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Seattle University has scheduled a flu clinic on campus next Wednesday, Sept. 23, and Thursday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. For more information including scheduling and pre-registration please visit Student Health Center.
September 18, 2020

Expectations for Students Visiting or Living on Campus

Dean of Students James Willette today shared with students what is expected of them in terms of keeping one another healthy and safe if they are living or spending time on campus.
September 16, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-2021 Academic Year

"While I would much prefer greeting and seeing you all in person, I am no less energized by what we will learn and accomplish together in the months ahead," President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., wrote to the campus community this week. Read more »
September 9, 2020

Support for Students Impacted by Wildfires

"As Fall Quarter begins, I write to express Seattle U’s support for those impacted by the severe wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington," Dean of Students James Willette wrote to students, faculty and staff. "Our thoughts are with all of those who are currently relocating to safer areas and will soon embark on a long and difficult road to recovery." Read more »
September 9, 2020

Safe Start Welcome Center Launches Next Week

Coinciding with the first day of classes, the Safe Start Welcome Center will launch on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Read more »
September 4, 2020

COVID-19 Containment and Prevention Working Group (C-CAP)

The President’s Reopening Task Force is pleased to announce the creation of the COVID-19 Containment and Prevention Working Group (C-CAP). 
September 1, 2020

Updated University Policy Requires Face Coverings Anywhere on Campus, Even if Physical Distancing is Possible

Effective immediately, all Seattle University faculty, staff, students and visitors are required to wear a face covering over their mouth and nose anywhere on campus, including when outdoors and physical distancing is possible. This policy applies to the SU campus, SU leased facilities and SU transportation. This includes indoors, outdoors and in SU vehicles. The updated policy recognizes that it is difficult to maintain distance from others even while outdoors on a university campus. Please read the full policy for face covering requirements and exceptions.
August 21, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Requirements Update

A message was sent today to students expecting to be on campus providing further information and FAQs on COVID-19 testing requirements. Read more »
August 11, 2020

Fall Athletics Update

The Western Athletic Conference, of which Seattle University is a part, announced this week that it was suspending all fall championship and non-championship athletics competition through the end of the calendar year, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
August 11, 2020

Confirmed Cases Dashboard Now Live

SU’s confirmed cases page now includes an automated dashboard updated as new COVID-19 cases are reported, with a breakdown of positive cases among SU community members. You can find the dashboard here.
August 11, 2020

Safe Start Health Check: Message for Faculty and Staff

On July 15, the President’s Reopening Taskforce published the Guide for Returning to the Campus Workplace. One of the requirements described in the guide is for faculty, staff and student workers to use the Safe Start Health Check each day prior to arriving on campus. We want to emphasize that this is a current requirement for all employees working on campus. Read the full message here.
August 4, 2020

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