The College of Nursing is committed to supporting nursing and diagnostic ultrasound students to graduate as close to on-time as possible and to providing the best and safest clinical experiences possible during the unique and unforeseen circumstances presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty and staff are working to find solutions at the university, state and national levels. What we are experiencing at Seattle U is not unique—nursing and diagnostic ultrasound students, as well as our graduates working in health care facilities across the country, are facing unprecedented pressures and rising up to overcome countless challenges that threaten the sacred commitment of health professionals to provide care for our communities.
Even though most students will not return to campus for the spring or summer quarter and learning will continue remotely, we are here for you. Your Dean, faculty, and staff are working with local health care organizations to assure that as soon as it is safe for students to return to clinical sites, we will facilitate students returning to practice. Faculty and staff are all available via email or phone and can set up online meetings as well. Consider CON operations are 'business as usual' and we are available to guide you remotely in the same manner we would have if we were still together in Garrand, Chardin, or the CPL.
Seattle University recently launched a one-stop Student Support Center for students to get help and answers to questions.
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Seattle University has rescheduled the Undergraduate Commencement, with a Baccalaureate Mass, for October 9-11, 2020. Read President Sundborg’s message about the event here: https://bit.ly/2JRRO2g
At this time, alternate plans for the June undergraduate pinning ceremonies have not been announced.
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The Campus Store is offering free shipping on all online orders placed on their website for the foreseeable future. Students are encouraged to order their textbooks and course packs online at www.SUCampusStore.com and select free home delivery. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Campus Store Manager Marc Parrish at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SU Funds for Emergency Assistance: Seattle University's Dean of Students oversees a variety of funds and programs that assist SU students experiencing temporary hardship. Contact the Office of the Dean of Students to discuss your situation.
SU Mutual Aid: Student-led effort to collect information on what SU students need, and to identify people who could help with these needs. If you need support or if you have support to offer your peers in the SU community, please fill out this form.
Mutual Aid Solidarity Network (Seattle-wide): Volunteer effort to deliver food and other supplies to the doors of vulnerable individuals in the greater Seattle area. Learn more here.
Seattle Hospitality Workers Emergency Fund: (note: they have temporarily halted applications for funding due to demand. They hope to reopen applications, so check the website for updates.) Funds for hospitality industry workers whose hours have been curtailed because of COVID-19 and who are not being otherwise compensated. Learn more here.
Financial Resource Guide for WA Residents: Guide to financial resources for Washington consumers impacted by COVID-19. Includes credit card, rent, student loan, and emergency loan assistance. Learn more here.
Scholly Student Relief Fund: Apply today to receive $200 in cash assistance to help cover expenses during this global crisis, whether you are a student, parent, or graduate. The application takes less than two minutes. Learn more here.
UndocuScholars Recursos para Comunidades Indocumentadas: Resources for undocumented students and families, including emergency relief funds. Learn more.
The Plate Fund - Restaurant workers who live and work in King County and have suffered financial hardship because of the COVID-19 crisis may be eligible for $500 in immediate assistance. No SSN needed to apply. See eligibility criteria and apply here.
SU Student Financial Services - Possible financial aid support for students impacted by COVID-19. Contact this office by email to discuss your situation.
Relief Fund for WA Undocumented Folks: Washington undocumented students and their families can apply to receive between $500-$1,000 per individual during the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Learn more here.
CARES Act Fund for SU Students: Undergraduate and graduate students can apply for funding to cover expenses related to unexpected financial needs due to the coronavirus pandemic. The expenses can be anything within the meaning of “cost of attendance” as defined in the Higher Education Act, including tuition and fees, food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and childcare expenses. Students who apply by April 21 should receive a response by May 5. Requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis. In total, $1.8 million is available to SU students. Apply for funding using the CARES Act application form available on MySU.
Seattle City Light & Public Utilities: 60% discount on Seattle City Light bill and a 50% discount on Seattle Public Utilities bill for income-qualified residential households. Deferred payment plans available to all. Learn more here.
Temporary Moratorium on Residential Evictions: As of March 16, an emergency order is in effect that places an immediate and temporary moratorium on residential evictions in the City of Seattle. The order will continue for 60 days of until the civil emergency ends, whichever is sooner. Learn more about Seattle tenant rights and responsibilities during the COVID-19 emergency here.
King County Rental Assistance: If you’re a King County resident who has been impacted financially by COVID-19 and are behind on your rent, you may qualify for assistance. While the program is currently paused, additional fundraising is taking place. Learn more here. Sign up for updates on rental assistance by completing this form.
SU Food Pantry: Free, supplementary food for all students, staff, and faculty with a current Seattle U ID card. Open Wednesdays from 3pm-6pm and Thursdays from 11am-2pm, with appointments available outside those hours upon request. More info here. Email Karina Saunders if the hours of operation do not work for your schedule.
Free hot meals: Starting March 30, Spice Waala restaurant on Capitol Hill will serve 50 free hot meals every Monday and Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. The restaurant is co-owned by Dr. Sinha of the Social Work department. 340 15th Ave E, Suite 202. Seattle WA. Contact them by email.
The Seattle Community Kitchen Collective—including Musang, Feed the People, That Brown Girl Cooks, Soulful Dishes and Guerilla Pizza Kitchen—are providing free meals to community members. Learn more.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Food benefits for eligible low-income individuals and families, including those whose income situation recently changed due to COVID-19. Find out if you’re eligible here. Then find the application for your state here.
Additional guidance has been added to the COVID-19 website for students, faculty and staff who have tested positive for COVID-19, come into contact with an individual who has tested positive or may be experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Read more at Public Health Guidance.
If you have any additional questions or concerns that we can help you with, please don't hesitate to contact your program team.
BSN Students email us at CONAdvising@seattleu.edu
BS in Diagnostic Ultrasound Students email Terry Read, Acting Program Director Diagnostic Ultrasound, at email@example.com
Graduate Students, visit the DNP advising page for team member contact information.