University Planning

The Office of University Planning supports the work of institutional planning, accreditation, institutional research, and technology services.

About out office

Our office ensures an integration of strategic and operational planning that advances the mission and values of Seattle University and that responds to the challenges and opportunities of a changing world.

University Planning supports the excellence of a Seattle University education by helping to provide for faculty, staff, and students an organizational culture driven by mission, focused on clear goals and objectives, appropriately responsive to changes in the external environment, and rigorous in the measurement of institutional performance.

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Decision Support

Our work is facilitated through data management, reporting and analysis as provided by Decision Support. Decision Support supports data informed decision-making efforts by providing information about SU’s students, faculty and staff, and instructional activities to internal and external constituents.


Our office also manages the university’s relationship with its regional accrediting body, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Annual Assessment Cycle

Successful institutional planning and accreditation requires systematic and comprehensive assessment of all academic, co-curricular and operational programs and services. All programs engage in annual assessment projects using their program learning outcomes.

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