If you need immediate assistance in responding to a threat to your safety, or the safety of others contact the Seattle University Department of Public Safety at 5911,  if calling from a campus phone. From non-campus phones dial 206.296.5911. The non-emergency number is 206.296.5990.

Even when there is no threat to harm, it is recommended to involve others, such as your department head or supervisor, to discuss concerning behavior whether it be academic, social or spiritual. Below is an additional list of contact with whom you may consult:

  • If you need to consult with someone about a student in emotional distress or difficulty in adjusting to college life, contact Counseling & Psychological Services at 206.296.5750.
  • If you need to consult with someone about a student in academic distress, contact Student Academic Services at 206.296.2260.
  • If you need to consult with someone about a student's disruptive behavior, the university conduct system or for guidance and support regarding a student's behavior, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 206.296.6060.

Emergency Preparedness

Seattle University Emergency Procedures

Seattle University provides a wide range of resources, plans and communication methods in preparation for and response to emergency situations. We take the safety of our students, faculty and staff as well as visitors and the campus community very seriously. The Department of Public Safety site serves as a reference point for the university's emergency preparedness.

Other reporting mechanisms

Seattle University community members have many avenues in which to report incidents to the Office of the Dean of Students, 206.296.6060.