Kolvenbach Community

Service and Simple Living-Learning Community

The Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J. Community is a distinctive service-learning living experience available to eight current students entering their sophomore, junior or senior years. This community provides students with the opportunity to live with other students engaged in service and simple living. This living experience exemplifies what it means for students to live “Jesuit in a new way.”

Open House Dates

  • Saturday March 9, from 1-3PM at 1217 House
  • Saturday March 16, from 1-3PM at 1220 House

To be considered, please fill out the Kolvenbach application form and be sure to also submit a Housing Application. Additionally, there will be an interview process so the selection committee can best determine applicant compatibility for the community. The Kolvenbach application period will end on March 20, 2019, and interviews will be scheduled for April 1 - April 5, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact the Area Coordinator, Kevin Ngo, at ngokevin@seattleu.edu.



  • Bed and mattress
  • Desk and chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Internet (provided by Wave Broadband)


  • Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Laundry Room
  • Wireless Internet

If you have any questions about the Kolvenbach Community please contact Chris McCarty at mccartyc@seattleu.edu

Housing Rates

Housing Rates 2018-2019