Connecting our Values and Mission with our Spending as a University
Together we can build the strength and breadth of diverse local businesses, increase equity, and create a more resilient and integrated community. We're starting small, but looking forward to the big impacts of our collective purchasing power.
Posted: December 5, 2022
Outside Thinc is a Black-owned business in the Central District that offers photography and videography services. Plus, many of their employees are SU alumni! Consider using them at your next event.
Posted: November 3, 2022
Eat and shop local with Intentionalist during Homecoming Week! Any SU community member can receive $2 off every order Nov. 7-11 at 10 minority-owned restaurants and cafes near campus.
Posted: November 2, 2022
Girlie Press is a local woman-owned business that provides high-quality custom printing services for catalogs, mailings and more.
Posted: October 26, 2022
PromoShop is a certified minority-owned business that provides a wide variety of high-quality promotional/swag items.
Posted: October 19, 2022
The first Strategic Conversation of the fall quarter will be on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom and will highlight the progress of the Supplier Diversification Program.
Posted: October 5, 2022
SU has launched a new resource for our campus community to more easily find and connect with small, local and diverse small businesses near campus.
Posted: October 3, 2022
Seattle University is committed to increasing the diversity of its suppliers to move toward a more sustainable, inclusive local economy.
Posted: September 30, 2022
The Sidebar Cafe in Sullivan Hall now exclusively serves Boon Boona Coffee. Stop by to get your own cup of Eduardo's favorite coffee!
Seattle University has partnered with Intentionalist to create a guide to local and diverse small businesses near our campus.
We hope that our community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors will help us invest in our community businesses with their daily purchases!
Intentionalist is a free resource that helps everyone Spend Like It Matters with local and diverse businesses. Support a local company when you purchase meals, flowers, gifts, and even gift cards!
Know a great business to provide products or services to Seattle University? Anyone can complete this short form to let our team know about a potential vendor.
SU Purchasers can let our team know about an upcoming purchase you'd like to make with a diverse vendor - we'll research and try to connect you with a diverse supplier.