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.

Housing and Residence Life COVID-19

Resident Handbook 2020-2021

Safe Health Check

Vaccine Registration

No Visitor Policy

Residents living on-campus are not permitted to have guests or visitors in their rooms at any time. This includes visitation between residents of the same building what are living in separate rooms. 

All non-SU visitors to campus must check in at the Safe Start Welcome Center, located in the lobby of the Engineering Building. They will be asked to check in and complete a health screening and temperature check. A limited supply of face coverings will also be available for visitors and campus community members in need of one.

Quarantine Procedure

Both the Yobi Apartments and Chardin Hall will be used in the event of a positive test or potential exposure from someone confirmed with COVID-19. These rooms come with linens and some prepackaged food. Any student placed in isolation will be given a link to in order to have food delivered by dining to their room daily. The food will be left at the door for the student. We will check-in with the student regularly on their health and well-being.

Resident students who are ill and feel they should be placed in quarantine or isolation should contact Housing and Residence Life at 206-296-6305.  If you are unable to contact housing or the RA on duty please contact Seattle University Public Safety at 206-296-5990.

Students who become seriously ill or unable to take care of themselves will be moved to a hospital.  

Facilities and Custodial

Custodial Services is doing additional cleaning and sanitizing of all public spaces. This includes residence hall common areas and shared spaces are cleaned and disinfected daily [classrooms, restrooms, lounges, studies, lobby and front desk spaces, kitchens, entries, game rooms, music rooms, community rooms, student laundry, computer labs, hallways]. High touch point surfaces [restroom handles, faucets, sinks, toilets, door handles, elevator call buttons, stair rails, desktops and chairs] are given added attention.

  • They are using bleach and peroxide chemicals.
  • We have added additional hand sanitizing stations in the residence halls. These are monitored regularly.  
  • Cleaning materials have been placed at the desks for student use. 
  • The desk staff are cleaning the hard surfaces of our service desks at each shift.