Guest Access

Temporary guest accounts can be requested for short-term access to select Seattle University resources by non-affiliate individuals. The following guest account types are available:

  • Guest- Provides access to select internal systems including classroom podium computers, lab computers, the guest wireless network (SU-guest), and the Internet.
  • Wireless Internet Only- Commonly used for event attendees that only need wireless access to the Internet.
  • Vendor- Commonly used for contractors. Provides access to select internal systems, select department-specific systems, guest wireless, and VPN. 

The life span of a guest account is as follows:

  • Guest and wireless Internet: default is 7 days, 30 days maximum.
  • Vendor: default is 7 days, 180 days maximum.

All guests must change the password before using the account. Go to to change the password. Additionally guests must follow and abide by the Computer Acceptable Use Policy published at

Request a Guest Account

A Seattle U staff or faculty member must request and sponsor the guest account. To request an account, please submit an email to the Help Desk with the guest's full name, dates they will be on campus and the sponsor's email address.

The table below indicates what resources can be accessed by each account type. 

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