Transfer Resources

Welcome to our collection of on demand content for your orientation experience. Explore recorded information sessions and other resources to learn more about the offices and options at Seattle University that can help you make the most of your first year as a Redhawk. 

2022 Orientation Videos

Wellness, Adjustment, and Transition with CAPS

VA Education Benefits - Nuts and Bolts

How will my Bill and Financial Aid Work

UCOR 101

How to Healthcare as an Adult

How to Healthcare as an Adult PowerPoint Presentation

TimelyCare Introduction

Understanding Student Employment & How to Get an On-Campus Job


Seattle U’s holistic approach to education nurtures more than just the mind – it cares for the whole person. From Academic Advising Services, to Learning Assistance Programs, to Disability Services, and more, SU staff and faculty are eager to support you and help you excel in the classroom and beyond.

Academic Support Resources

Writing Center

College Transition Essentials for Students with Disabilities

Additional Resources from Disability Services

How Careers Influence Choosing a Major

  • Students, we encourage you to watch this recording on how careers influence choosing a major. 

Where in the world can you go? Education Abroad Introduction to Study Abroad Possibilities

Getting Involved

Involvement outside the classroom is vital to the Seattle U student experience and adds a dynamic element to the university’s core values of Academic Excellence, Diversity, Service, Leadership, Justice, and Faith. The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) supports over 100 student-led clubs and orgs and students can check out these opportunities and get involved through the CSI’s online platform ConnectSU. SU’s Sundborg Center for Community Engagement serves as the main entry point for students who want to engage in the local community. This includes service-learning opportunities, university-assisted community schools, direct service, community-based advocacy, and more.

Connect SU

Sundborg Center for Community Engagement

How to Redhawk - SU Traditions

The Transfer Link at the Reidy Collegium

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  • The Transfer Link at the Reidy Collegium is SU’s transfer student center. Check out how to get connected and the services available here.


An education at Seattle University is an investment in your future success. The Student Financial Services Office awards over 91% of undergraduate students with financial aid each year. The Student Financial Services and Financial Aid website contains information for items related to bills and payment, scholarships, completing a FAFSA, student employment, and more.

Financial Services

How to Pay Your Bill

How to View Your Financial Aid Package 

Ask a Financial Aid Counselor

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records and establishes rights for students relative to the disclosure of these records. Learn more here.

Giving a Supporter Access to Student Financial Information

Student Employment 

  • Handshake is the premier destination for job and internship opportunities for Seattle University students. Thousands of companies utilize Handshake to post their opportunities across the country. Students can even search for on-campus and part-time positions through the system.
  • Get started by visiting this link.
  • Learn more about on-campus employment by visiting this link.

Get Hired: Student Employment Opportunities

Additional Financial Resources

  • Click here for resources from US Bank on smart financial habits, including budgeting, building credit, financing your education, and more.
    • Learn more about a promotional program from U.S. Bank where students can win scholarship funds:
  • Click here to view the U.S. Bank Student Financial Webinar Series.

Transition Support

The transition to college is often a big step for both new students and their families and supporters. Change is a process, and everyone needs support. Check out the resources below for more information and to help with this transition.

2021 Academic and Wellness Resources Panel

Coaching for Resilience

  •  Click here to learn more about Student Academic Persistence.

Mental Health Resources

For questions about mental healthcare resources in the Seattle area, please call Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at (206) 296-6090 for information, referrals or to schedule a brief phone consultation.

Collegiate Mental Health -2021


Health Care Resources

For questions about health care on campus, health insurance, immunization requirements, and more, please visit the Student Health Center web page. You may also contact the Center at and 206-296-6300.  

Healthcare in Seattle


Transfer Student Life at SU

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  • Seattle U offers spaces and programs dedicated to transfer students such as the Reidy Collegium and the Tau Sigma Honor Society. Click here to learn more about resources to support transfer students.

First Generation College Student Life at SU

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  • At Seattle University, we define first-generation students whose parents or guardians have not received a U.S. bachelor’s degree. Some first-generation college students may have siblings who have completed a bachelor’s degree. Click here to learn more about resources to support first-generation college students. 

Commuter Student Life at SU

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  • Whether you drive from across the lake, take the LightRail from the south or trek in while getting some exercise, commuter students are an integral part of our campus. Click here to learn more about resources to support commuter students.  


Still have unanswered questions? We are here to help! Check out our  page for common questions and answers. If you have additional questions or if there are other ways we can help you as you make the transition to Seattle U, please don't hesitate to contact us at or 206-296-2525. A member of our team can help or assist in getting you connected to the right resource.