Transfer Student Convocation is an important tradition. As your first academic ceremony at Seattle University, we celebrate the start of your journey. During the event, faculty and staff will process in their academic regalia, as a precursor to your graduation. You'll hear from campus leaders like Provost Bob Dullea, President Sundborg and Pa Ousman Jobe, student body president.
Learn more about what a Seattle University education means and how you as a new student will engage in academic life. During lunch, you'll have the opportunity to connect personally with members of the faculty.
On your way out, feel free to pick up a copy of this year's common text, Notes from No Man's Land by Eula Biss. This collection of essays highlights many important, challenging conversations about race in the U.S., including issues of “passing,” eugenics, segregation, public education, state violence, fear, neocolonialism, white privilege/fragility, intersectionality, class, “news” reporting, etc. These topics feel very pertinent to our times and our mission.
Eula Biss, the author of Notes from No Man’s Land, will visit the SU campus on Tuesday, October 10. She will offer a public reading and Q&A session that evening in the Pigott Auditorium. All are welcome!
Transfer Student Convocation
Tuesday, September 19th