Campus Resources

The information provided here is intended to be your starting point in finding out about the many services and activities on campus. We have focused on those areas that you are most likely to encounter early in your career as a faculty member at Seattle University, though there is much more happening than we are able to encapsulate in this short document. Offices are listed in alphabetical order. The index below organizes them by category to help you find the right information. All phone numbers have the prefix (206) unless otherwise specified.

2016 NFI Resource Booklet

Information on offices, departments, & centers at Seattle University

Academic Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program (ASLFFP)

The ASLFFP is designed to provide faculty with the knowledge and support needed to successfully integrate academic service-learning into courses they teach. The program is supported by funding from the Office of the Provost and is open to all faculty. As a part of the program faculty revise a syllabus to include an academic service-learning component that enhances the learning of students and strengthens community partners. Faculty also conduct an action research project in which they identify a research question and collect and analyze data regarding the learning of their students and/or the impact of service-learning on community issues. Program information and applications will be distributed in April with a late May deadline for the 2017-18 academic year. Contact program director Jeffrey Anderson, Ph.D., for additional information.

Loyola 402 | 296-5754 |

Bellarmine Advising Center (Student Academic Services)

The Bellarmine Advising Center houses Student Academic Services, Advising Coordination Services, Premajor Studies, Student Academic Persistence, and the Fostering Scholars and Alfie’s Scholars programs. Student Academic Services and Advising Coordination Services offer support and resources to professional and faculty advisors, as well as specialized advising services to students. Student Academic Persistence facilitates faculty referrals of students to campus resources through the Starfish online referral system. Premajor Studies provides comprehensive advising and support services for students who are exploring major options. Fostering Scholars supports current and former foster youth attending SU.  Alfie’s Scholars is SU's new scholarship program for transfer students.
Bellarmine 111 | 296-2260 | |

Campus Ministry

Rooted in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition, Campus Ministry serves a vibrantly diverse, yet inclusive community of young men and women committed to exploring, understanding, and deepening a faith that does justice in their lives. Campus Ministry supports the religious and spiritual lives of students though daily and Sunday Mass, regular ecumenical Christian worship services, opportunities for interfaith dialogue and prayer, retreats, faith formation, as well as through a variety of service and social justice focused opportunities. Each Campus Minister is also committed to providing an additional layer of support for our students through connection, conversation and pastoral care.

Student Center 120 | 296-6075 | |

Canvas Help Center

Seattle University’s Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas, is a web-based application designed to distribute course content, track and assess student work, communicate with students, and facilitate online collaborations. Canvas is built with student-centered learning and accessibility in mind; students find the Canvas user experience intuitive and comparable with web applications they already use. Faculty support for Canvas is provided through an online quick start tutorial and help guides, a 24/7 help desk, and workshops and individual consultations in the Center for Digital Learning and Innovation.

844.668.0893 | |

Career Services

Career Services advises students and alumni on a variety of career topics such as choosing a major, exploring and discerning a career path, finding and applying to internship/job opportunities, and marketing oneself in the job search. We offer five self-assessment instruments: Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI), Strong Interest Inventory® (SII), MyPlan, SkillScan, and StrengthsQuest®. Additionally, we connect students to mentors and employers of interest through four annual career fairs and events throughout the year. Contact Career Services to customize a workshop for your students. Refer students to Express Advising for quick career advice, or a 30 minute appointment to engage in discussion about career discernment.

Pigott Pavilion 110 | 296-6080 | |

Center for Community Engagement (CCE)

CCE assists faculty interested in community-engaged pedagogy, scholarship, and service. We support the development of research projects that connect to community initiatives and courses that deepen student learning through addressing social and environmental issues. CCE sponsors the Academic Service-Learning Faculty Fellows program to introduce service-learning theory and practice. Our approach to community partnership emphasizes the knowledge and assets of our community(ies) and strives to be culturally responsive. Our service-learning staff offers introductions to community-based organizations, discussions community engagement topics, individual consultations, trainings for service-learning students, and online tracking for service-learning courses. CCE also houses the SU Youth Initiative (SUYI).

Douglas 100 | 296-2569 | |

Center for Digital Learning & Innovation (CDLI)

The Center for Digital Learning and Innovation (CDLI) supports Seattle University faculty in the collaborative exploration, selection, and thoughtful use of learning technologies to ensure that all digitally-mediated courses foster high-touch, experiential learning consistent with the Jesuit approach to education. CDLI accomplishes this mission through a community of practice approach in an array of workshops and one-on-one consultations, which are available to any instructor who has a desire to learn more about infusing technology into their teaching practice. In addition, CDLI administers the Seattle University learning management system, Canvas, and a host of other learning technologies.

Pigott Pavilion 050 | (206) 296-5456 | |

Center for Environmental Justice & Sustainability

The Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability is a campus-wide, interdisciplinary center, and our mission is to inspire and prepare a generation of leaders to meet the unprecedented ethical challenge facing humankind in the early 21st century: forging a sustainable relationship between humankind and planet Earth, and doing so in ways that foster justice within and between societies. We support faculty research through a competitive fellowship program and sponsor interdisciplinary symposia/workshops and host a major conference every other year. We also coordinate and advocate for campus sustainability initiatives in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students. Located just off-campus in the Bullitt Center, the “world’s greenest commercial building,” we welcome visitors!

1501 Madison Street, Ste. 200 | Phillip Thompson 296-5521 | |

Center for Faculty Development

The Center for Faculty Development (also known as “CETL”) promotes the professional formation of all SU faculty through a scholarly and interdisciplinary approach to (1) learning and teaching, (2) research practice, and (3) professional development, with an emphasis on developing faculty across the career span. We aim to do this by providing forums for faculty to explore and reflect on their academic lives through voluntary and research-based activities. These include faculty workshops and candid conversations, individual consultations, faculty writing groups, faculty learning communities, a community of practice for department and program chairs, classroom observations, and facilitated discussions with program teams.

Hunthausen 120 | 296-2144 | |

Center for Jesuit Education

The Center for Jesuit Education serves as a resource to Seattle University faculty as they explore how SU’s mission impacts their teaching, research, and service.  If you are interested in engaging more deeply with the core aspects of the Jesuit educational mission, our programs range from workshops to retreats to immersion experiences. We welcome the chance to collaborate on mission-related projects with colleagues in any part of the university and are always available for consultation to customize presentations or programs to meet the needs of departments and divisions across campus.

Loyola 209 | 296-6133 | |

Center for the Study of Justice in Society (CSJS)

CSJS is the oldest academic center at Seattle University and the first to embrace fully the University’s commitment to social justice. The CSJS was established by the Office of the Provost in 2001 to promote multidisciplinary faculty scholarship on a range of justice topics and to support faculty in identifying, exposing, and documenting critical issues of justice in our local and global communities. The goal of the CSJS is to mentor faculty in the creation of meaningful resolutions to those issues. The CSJS supports faculty through a variety of initiatives, including seminars, lectures, workshops, conferences, and other faculty events.

296-6353 | |

The Commons

The Commons is the online news site for and about Seattle University’s faculty and staff. The Commons strives to provide the latest university news while fostering campus conversation and enhancing a sense of community among faculty and staff. The Commons is updated daily. Announcements are sent every other week in the fall, winter, and spring quarters, and every month in the summer quarter to remind faculty and staff to visit the site. Faculty members are encouraged to submit accomplishments, story ideas, and feedback either through the site itself or by e-mailing the editor, Mike Thee. The Commons is part of Marketing Communications.

715 Cherry | 296-6135 | |

Consortium of Interdisciplinary Scholars

The Consortium of Interdisciplinary Scholars is currently comprised of 140 professors from all colleges and schools who are interested in crossing disciplinary boundaries, meeting colleagues from across campus, and supporting advanced student work. The mission is: “To provide expert advice for students pursuing projects across disciplines and to facilitate interdisciplinary faculty scholarship.” There is one event a quarter open to anyone interested and you will receive no more than several emails a year. There are no obligations. If you would like to be added to the Consortium, whether full or part-time, please contact, Dr. Sven Arvidson.

Casey 430 | 296-5470 | |

Controller’s Office

The Controller's Office supports faculty in administering payment of financial obligations and depositing funds received while facilitating the proper recording and reporting of the University's financial activity. The Controller’s Office also reimburses faculty for business expenses and monitors check requests for adherence to University policy and IRS Regulations. Each faculty member is assigned to an activity (formerly cost center) manager responsible for approving all charges made against the department budget, expending funds within budget limits, and reviewing activity reports to see that all activity has been recorded accurately. Your activity manager is the recommended first point of contact for financial matters.
1218 E. Cherry St. | 296-5880 | | |

Copyright Compliance & Course Pack Office

The Office of Copyright Compliance assists faculty in securing copyright permission to include materials in course packs, class handouts, and other materials. The office is a one-stop shop that coordinates directly with faculty, reprographics and publishers to produce course packs. The office also helps faculty, staff, and students comply with Seattle University Copyright Policy including evaluating issues of fair use, public domain, and copyright ownership.

Pigott Pavilion 020 | 296-2308 |

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS offers a range of confidential therapeutic, educational, and consultation services to enhance the psychological functioning of students so they may engage fully in academic and campus life. While therapy services are limited to students, faculty may call to consult regarding student behavioral or mental health concerns, discuss how to respond to troubled students, or refer students to our services (including individual and group counseling, crisis management, psychiatry referrals, etc.). Our licensed psychologists also offer programs and workshops on a variety of topics upon request.

Pigott Pavilion 120 | 296-6090 | |

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office promotes and creates opportunities for awareness, dialogue, and critical engagement with integrity, justice, and ethical decision-making. Students, parents, faculty and staff are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students regarding university policies, the Redhawk Commitment and Code of Conduct, the Integrity Formation process and the Students of Concern Committee. This office is responsible for adjudicating student conduct what is not in alignment with University mission and values.

Pigott Pavilion 180 | 296-6060 | |

Disabilities Services (Student Academic Services)

Disabilities Services works in partnership with faculty providing accommodations to students with disabilities. Our role is to identify students with disabilities and to inform faculty about the specific accommodations that they have a responsibility to provide. A second role is to consult with faculty in terms of classroom and curricular adjustments that may assist these students, such as in the area of making multimedia used in a classroom accessible. Some common accommodations are extra time on exams and the provision of books in alternative format.

Loyola 100 | 296-5740 | |

Education Abroad

International academic programs challenge students to test theories and analytical approaches in dynamic intercultural settings in order to develop a better understanding of humanity. The Education Abroad Office collaborates with faculty who wish to develop short- or long-term overseas programs through consultation on components such as student recruitment, budget development, and safety and risk considerations as well as identify appropriate pre-existing opportunities for direct student enrollment. Additionally, it collaborates with faculty to ensure that advisees pursue study abroad courses that contribute to their degree progress through the Course Approval form, which is required of each student seeking to study abroad.  

Pigott Pavilion 124 | 296-2226 | |

English Language Learning Center

1) The English Language & Culture Bridge Program consists of required ESL courses for students who enter SU with proficiency scores below SU’s requirement for full admission. Students take one or two credit courses in addition to the ESL courses. 2) Free tutoring is available for all non-native speakers of English. 3) SU is opening the Advanced Level Intensive English Program, 250 hours of ESL classes per quarter from Fall 2015, for non-admitted students who desire to enter SU. Students who are struggling due to English proficiency issues should be directed to the ELCB director, Michael Harpending,

1103 East Madison Building 101 | 296-6064 | |

Facilities Services

Facilities Services creates and sustains environments that support the needs of our campus environment. The department is responsible for the physical infrastructure of the University, including building maintenance, custodial services, capital planning and construction, and our environmentally friendly campus grounds. Additionally, Facilities Services also oversees University Purchasing, environmental health and safety, and real estate planning and management. For a more in-depth look at the breadth of services Facilities Services provides, we invite you to visit our website.

296-6996 |

Faculty Ombudsperson

The Faculty Ombudsperson office supports an ethical and civil culture in which mutual understanding can be reached and differences resolved through respectful dialogue and fair processes. The office is an independent, confidential, impartial, and informal resource for all SU faculty members. The Faculty Ombudsperson is a designated neutral or impartial facilitator whose major function is to serve faculty and provide confidential and informal guidance; to assist with complaints, concerns and issues; to assist in identifying appropriate offices, committees, and university rules and policies; and serve when appropriate as an informal mediator of early-stage complaints and mediate as an impartial party.

Chardin 139 | 296-5898

Faculty Services Office (FSO)

The Faculty Services Office is the first point of contact for faculty personnel issues. Under the leadership of the Provost, the FSO provides a wide range of services for the faculty community, including appointments and reappointments, rank and tenure processes, recruitments, policy interpretation and procedure compliance, sabbatical eligibility tracking, payroll, and employment file maintenance. The FSO is also a liaison for faculty between schools/colleges and the Provost.

Rianna 220 | 296-6142 | |

Fellowships, Office of

The Office of Fellowships supports SU students and alumni applying for nationally and internationally competitive scholarships and fellowships (e.g., Fulbright, Truman, Marshall). We offer information on grants, deadlines, and program requirements; one-on-one guidance through the application process; faculty mentoring on essays and project proposals; practice interviews; writing workshops; and academic planning services. Scholarship advising services are available to ALL students, and we strongly encourage you to refer your high-achieving students to us for an appointment. If you would like to be involved in the rewarding process of scholarship advising as a faculty mentor or review committee member, contact us today!

Loyola 100 | 296-2517 | |

Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources administers benefits for faculty and provides compensation, employee relations, and recruitment support for faculty who supervise staff employees. Our benefits staff guide new and returning faculty through the benefits enrollment process. HR is the first point of contact for faculty wishing to change their benefits, including health and welfare benefits and retirement accounts. Human Resources also administers leaves of absence. HR is responsible for compliance with applicable employment laws and university policies, including nondiscrimination, sexual harassment, Title IX disability, substance abuse, professional conduct, and use of university equipment.

Rianna 200 | 296-5870 | |

Information Technology: Help Desk

The Help Desk is the primary contact point between Information Technology Services (ITS) and the SU community. Contact the Help Desk for assistance with network access, password resets, network folders, email, and problems with your laptop or desktop. The Help Desk also provides referrals for assistance with more advanced questions or projects. The Help Desk is available by phone and email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Engineering 302 | 296-5571 | |

Information Technology: Media Services

Media Services provides the technology, training, and support for all classroom technologies on campus. Offering over 100 technology-enhanced classrooms, video conferencing, and equipment checkout (such as video cameras, projectors, and document cameras), Media Services is available to help you with instructional technology needs in the classroom. Media Services also provides audio/visual support for conferences and events. For technology malfunctions during class or event sessions, please call the Help Desk at x5571 for immediate assistance. To make a request for event technology needs, please work with your event coordinator in the Conference and Event Services Department.

296-5571 | |

Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture (ICTC)

We invite the community to revitalize a tradition of exploration with the Catholic intellectual tradition. Our three main programs include: the annual Catholic Heritage Lectures, in which a series of notable scholars address topical issues such as religious pluralism and Pope Francis’ vision for the Church; the Summer Faculty Study Group, an opportunity for faculty to discuss contentious social issues and model civic dialogue in community events throughout the year; and the Faculty Development Grants, in which we provide financial support for faculty to undertake research or to create a course that expands the Catholic intellectual heritage. This year, the ICTC also introduced a 2-day faculty seminar on the Catholic Intellectual tradition, as well as a series of programming on The Catholic Imagination, including presentations, readings and panels on visual art and literature.

Lemieux Library 659 | 220-8270 | |

Institutional Research (IR)

Institutional Research collects and analyzes data about the university, helps make that information readily available, and consults on how to relate data to planning, assessment, and to telling the Seattle University story. Faculty are most likely to turn to IR for information about student populations, when working on department or program assessment, or for assistance when doing their own research about some aspect of Seattle University.

220-8231 | |

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The Seattle University Institutional Review Board (IRB) works to create a favorable climate for the conduct of human subjects research while protecting the rights, well-being, and privacy of participants, as well as the interests of Seattle University. The IRB strives not only to ensure compliance with Federal regulations but also to foster research meeting the highest ethical standards and adhering to all principles, best practices, and policies related to research with human subjects. Specifically, the IRB seeks to ensure all human subjects are treated with respect, beneficence, and justice during participation in research conducted under the auspices of Seattle University. For frequently asked questions, visit

Administration 201 | 296-2585 | |

International Development Internship Program (IDIP)

The International Development Internship Program (IDIP) is a 20 credit, three-phase academic program designed for undergraduate students. Students are challenged to explore the root causes and consequences of situations that undermine the well-being of individuals in the developing world, while cultivating leadership skills as a change agent at a local non-governmental organization (NGO). IDIP engages with SU faculty in two main ways. First, faculty are the best advertisers and marketers of the program.  Many faculty permit the director to make a pitch for the program in their classes.  They help with letters of recommendations for prospective applicants and help the director vet students during the selection process. Secondly, faculty are great resource persons and guest lecturers on topics such as measurement and evaluation, qualitative research methodologies, IRB clearance procedures, and other issues pertinent to economic development.

Pigott 518 | 296-2078 | |

International Student Center (ISC)

The International Student Center (ISC) assists 875 international students from over 60 different countries in achieving success at Seattle University and serves to broaden the University community’s cultural and global awareness and assist in “empowering leaders for a just and humane world. The ISC collaborates with faculty in organizing campus programs on global issues, coordinates International Student Orientation each quarter, supports students dealing with culture shock, and plans events like International Education Week (the last week of January) and the International Dinner Series. The ISC provides students with assistance in all matters pertaining to immigration & visa status for SU students.

Pigott Pavilion 160 | 296-6260 | |

Learning Assistance Programs (Student Academic Services)

Learning Assistance Programs provide tutoring in select math, business, science, nursing, and modern language courses; facilitated study groups and language conversation groups for select courses; and a series of quarterly learning strategy workshops. Additionally, learning specialists meet with students for individual learning strategy consultations to help identify specific ways they can enhance time management, reading, review, test-taking, and other study skills. Faculty can encourage students to use our services or consult with us about particular student needs. At faculty request, we provide classroom presentations on our services and on study approaches tailored to specific courses.

Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons – 2nd floor | 398-4450 | |

Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons

This attractive, popular facility provides services, technology, and spaces that support research, teaching, and learning. Librarians offer research consultations and collaborate with faculty to develop digital and print collections that are supplemented by effective inter-institutional resource-sharing and course reserves. The library’s instruction program provides course-integrated instruction focused on research assignments and learning outcomes. Deliverables include workshops, modules and collaboratively designed activities taught face-to-face or online. The Learning Commons Partnership brings together the Writing Center, Learning Assistance Programs, Math Lab, Media Production Center, and Library Research Services to support teaching and learning. A faculty lounge provides space for reading, conversation, and collaboration.

Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons | 296-6210 | |

Magis: Alumni Living the Mission

Magis engages with faculty through its Ignatian Leadership programs, such as the Contemplative Leaders in Action (CLA) Ignatian Leadership 2-year cohort program for Jesuit alumni in their 20’s & 30’s. CLA is a dual spiritual and leadership formation program, and faculty have served as mentors for participants in their second year, on the CLA advisory team and as workshop facilitators on topics such as Emotional Intelligence, Ignatian Discernment and Authentic Leadership.

Pigott Pavilion 126 | 296-2637 | |

Mailing Services

Mailing Services handles the University’s incoming and outgoing mail and parcels. Incoming mail is picked up from the US Postal Service by 9:00am; other carriers deliver throughout the morning. Mail and parcels are delivered to departments by 12:00pm; late arriving parcels are delivered in the afternoon. Outgoing mail is also collected from departments and taken to Mailing Services during this time. Mailing Services provides USPS, UPS, FedEx, and DHL services. Pickup times are: USPS – 2:30pm; UPS, FedEx, and DHL – 3:00pm. Outgoing mail and parcels need to be at Mailing Services 30 minutes prior to cutoff for processing.

Pigott Pavilion 040 | 296-6199 | |

Marketing Communications

The Marketing Communications team serves as the steward of the university's voice, image, and reputation. The team is committed to proactively profiling and advocating the university's success (academic, athletics, and community) to its internal and external audiences with the objective of advancing the vision, mission, values, and long-term strategic goals of the university. Key strategic functions include executive counsel, media relations, internal communications, advertising, print publications, marketing collateral production, and web services.

715 Cherry | 296-2104 | |

Math Lab

The Math Lab, located on the second floor of the Lemieux Library, is a free drop-in service provided by the Mathematics Department for all students in lower division mathematics courses (up through MATH 2330) at Seattle University. Students are encouraged to work on their mathematics coursework at the various tables in the Lab and to seek help from the Math Lab assistant whenever necessary. The Lab is meant to augment the assistance given by the instructor of the course and to provide help at times when the instructor is not available.

Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons – 2nd floor | 296-2248 | |

Multicultural Affairs, Office of (OMA)

The Office of Multicultural Affairs values collaborating with faculty to advocate for and support the development, persistence, and achievement of student from historically underrepresented backgrounds. Our relationships with faculty develop in a variety of ways, including mutual referrals for assistance for individual students, consultations about classroom dynamics, guest lectures about issues of multiculturalism and social justice, and workshops for students and/or faculty colleagues. Faculty may hear from students about concerns related to, for example, finances, living situation, isolation, or family; OMA staff can help facilitate resolution of these concerns or direct students or faculty to other resources on campus.
Pigott Pavilion 180 | 296-6070 | |

President, Office of the - Fr Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.

The President welcomes new faculty and discusses Jesuit education as well as the Seattle University mission with them. He joins with other Jesuits in welcoming the new faculty on behalf of the Jesuit community and engages with individual faculty on special projects, courses, and committees. The President and Mission & Ministry sponsor Mission Day for the development of faculty and staff in the SU mission. Faculty are invited to various events and meetings sponsored by the President—faculty breakfasts, noon forums, appreciation events, lectures, etc. The President collaborates with the Cabinet, President’s Advisory Council, Board of Trustees, and external constituencies in support of the university's mission. For scheduling contact the President’s Executive Secretary: Elizabeth Pilati.
Administration 109 | 296-1891 | |

Registrar & Operations, Office of the

The Office of the Registrar and Operations provides administrative services for students, faculty, and staff in support of the mission of Seattle University. The office is responsible for interpretation and implementation of academic policies and procedures and is responsible for academic records protection and maintenance. Key services include academic classroom scheduling, grade posting, degree posting, petition processing, withdrawal processing, transfer credit evaluation and advising, degree audit management, academic policy and form hosting, SU Online, Schedule Planner tool user education and support, academic administration procedure and deadline communications, academic catalog preparation and hosting, and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) training and interpretation.

University Services 103 | 220-8030 | |

Reprographic Services

Located in the James C. Pigott Pavilion lower level, Reprographic is a one-stop shop for all your inter-departmental digital printing and copying needs. Reprographic has high-speed black-and-white network printers/copiers, which offer a variety of in-line finishing options, and two high-speed color printer/copiers. We also have large-format printers for posters and banners. Reprographic offers a variety of bindery services, including mail merge and printing addresses directly onto mailing pieces. You can drop off a job in person, send it through campus mail, or e-mail it as an attachment to the address below.

Pigott Pavilion 020 | 296-6180 | |

Research Services & Sponsored Projects, Office of (ORSSP)

Located in the University Services Building, the ORSSP welcomes all inquiries from faculty and staff about external funding. The ORSSP's primary mission is to assist with development of grant proposals, their submission, and post-award administration. The ORSSP oversees other programs that are related to scholarly and creative endeavors, including the Summer Faculty Fellowships and the Seattle University Undergraduate Research Association. In addition, ORSSP serves as the university clearinghouse for recognizing and promoting the successes of Seattle University's faculty as teachers, scholars, researchers, and artists to both internal and external audiences.

University Services 203 | 296-2597 | |

Seattle University Youth Initiative (SUYI)

The Seattle University Youth Initiative (SUYI) unites the University and the local community to help families break the cycle of poverty. The Initiative engages the expertise, wisdom, and leadership of dozens of school, community, and youth leaders and draws upon the talent and commitment of SU faculty. We aim to strengthen education and support systems for 1,000 neighborhood youth and their families while providing service, learning, and research experience to students, faculty, and staff. The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) provides support for faculty who are interested in participating in the SUYI through academic service-learning, community-based research (CBR), and service.

Douglas 100 | 296-2569 | |

Student Development, Division of

The Division of Student Development includes 14 departments committed to creating an engaged student experience that challenges and supports students. Through the Redhawk Experience we promote and enrich students' education through teaching, mentoring, advising, coaching, and counseling by way of ongoing direct contact with students in their daily lives and co-curricular activities. Please contact us with any questions or concerns if we can be of assistance in supporting students you may work with who are struggling with issues related to transition, adversity, health, wellness, or other life concerns.

Student Center 140 | 296-6066 | |

Students of Concern Committee (SOCC)

The Students of Concern Committee (SOCC) assesses circumstances, enhances communication, and initiates appropriate responses to specific behavioral problems that may involve threats to the safety and security of the University community. Faculty and staff can contact the Students of Concern Committee, which meets on a weekly basis, to consult about any and all concerning situations involving students. The Dean of Students chairs SOCC.

296-6060 | |

SU Campus Store

The SU Campus Store is a student-centered academic resource located in the University Services Building. Faculty discounts apply to most items with your faculty ID. Submit textbook orders every quarter through our online textbook adoption system. On-time submission of textbook orders helps the store get more used inventory and ensures the lowest possible prices for students. Students can buy or rent new and used textbooks in store or online, saving up to 80%. Course Materials Manager is William Cannon. Order deadlines--Summer Quarter/Fall Quarter/Fall Semester: End of April; Winter Quarter/Spring Semester: End of October; Spring Quarter: End of January.

University Services | 296-5820 | |

Summer Programs

Summer Programs is a strategic initiative of Academic Affairs established to promote summer session as a regular part of our students’ academic experience. We support the highest quality summer session courses and specially focused programs that will bring current and attract new students to SUmmer! We can assist faculty in marketing their summer courses via our website, promotions, or other creative advertising. Please contact us if you have any questions or if we can be of assistance as you consider offering a summer session course. Dr. Kevin Krycka, Director, x5398.

Casey 3W | 296-2487 | |


SuperCopy is the retail arm of the Reprographic and Mailing Services departments, providing the same excellent services to meet the personal needs of the university community. In addition to copying and printing, we give the professional touch to reports and presentations with our binding, laminating, scanning, and other reprographic services. We also sell a variety of stamps and postage so that your letters and packages are delivered safely and on time. Mailing options include U.S. Postal Service delivery (International Airmail up to 1lb) and UPS delivery. Visit our website for hours, payment, and a complete listing of products and services.

Pigott Pavilion 010 | 296-6117 | |

University Planning

Seattle University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The Office of University Planning is responsible for making sure we are performing up to our accreditor’s standards and policies. As a faculty member, you play a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of our curriculum and instruction through the assessment of our students’ achievement of program learning outcomes.  Your department chair might ask you to conduct an assessment this year. Are you ready? What resources do you need? Contact Sophia Sansone, our office’s Accreditation and Assessment Manager, she is here to help.

1103 Building, Room 103 | 296-2809 | |

University Recreation (Fitness Center/Redhawk Center)

Through sport, fitness, instructional, and outdoor programs, University Recreation inspires, educates, and empowers the Seattle University community to live happier, healthier, and more successful lives. We offer several services, programs, and facilities to enable you, the SU Faculty, to recreate safely and positively. It is the goal of Seattle University to develop the whole person, and University Recreation provides a healthful and pleasurable opportunity for physical, emotional, and social participation in sports and recreation.

550 14th Ave | 296-6441 | |

Writing Center

The Writing Center’s mission supports Seattle University students in becoming the best writers they can be. Staffed by carefully selected and trained undergraduate and graduate writing consultants, the Seattle University Writing Center assists students during any stage of their writing processes. During hour-long, one-to-one sessions, Writing Center consultants collaborate with students to understand writing assignments, create thesis statements, organize and develop ideas, revise drafts, and polish final writing projects. When working with us, students learn to adapt their writing in ways that appeal to specific academic and professional audiences. On our website, we also provide students with handouts and resources on improving knowledge of and skills with writing. Jen Heckler, Writing Center Interim Director, welcomes discussions about how the Writing Center can best serve faculty and staff with their teaching and students’ learning. She is especially interested in working with faculty to develop assignments that engage students in writing across the curriculum and in the disciplines. You are welcome to contact Jen at

Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons – 2nd floor | 296-6239 |