Fall Preview Day

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

8:30 a.m. -  2:30 p.m.

 

Fall Preview Day welcomes high school juniors and seniors, as well as prospective transfer students to campus. These events provide additional information about our academic programs, campus life, and the admissions process. There is a formal program throughout the day that allows guests to hear from members of the campus community, learn more about our academic colleges, and attend a variety of workshops.

While you are on campus, you will be able to learn more about the admissions and financial aid process, campus life and resources, and a variety of different offices and programs. Additionally, there will be opportunities to participate in a campus tour, attend an academic fair, view some of our residence halls and see our nursing lab.

The opening session of Fall Preview Day will begin at 9:00 a.m. Guests are encouraged to arrive on campus at 8:30 a.m. for the check-in and a continental breakfast.

Register Soon!

Are you planning to attend our Fall Preview Day event? Registration will open in mid-September. A link to register will be posted on this page. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to campus. 

Workshops and Opportunities Include:

In addition to breakout sessions with the Albers School of Business and Economics, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Nursing, and College of Science and Engineering, there will also be workshops on the following:

  • Engaging Diversity at Seattle University
  • Education Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Living on Campus
  • How to Finance Your Education
  • Navigating the College Admission Process at Seattle U 
  • Nursing Clinical Performance Lab Tour 
  • Pre-Med/Pre-Health Advising
  • Professional Formation and the Future of Work
  • ROTC Scholarship Options at Seattle U
  • Sullivan Leadership Award 
  • The First-Year Experience
  • The Transfer Experience 
  • University Recreation: More Than A Gym

Questions about Fall Preview Day

Contact our office at (206) 220-8040 or send an email to them at admissionsevent@seattleu.edu with any questions that you may have!

  • I can't attend a Fall Preview Day. How can I visit campus on a different date? We offer campus tours each weekday and most Saturdays, as well as opportunities for class visits and faculty meetings.
  • Do you need to cancel or change your registration? Please call (206) 220-8040 or email admissionsevent@seattleu.edu. We would be happy to assist you.
  • Do parents and family members typically attend? Absolutely! Please simply indicate the number of guests when you register. We look forward to welcoming your family to campus!

Parking 

Registered guests will be emailed a parking pass prior to the event. Parking is complimentary for Fall Preview Day attendees and is available in the:

  • Murphy Parking Garage  (marked P4 on the campus map)
  • Broadway Parking Garage (marked P3 on the campus map).

Signage will direct you to these two garages on the morning of Fall Preview Day.

 

International, national and regional travel to Seattle

By Air

Sea-Tac Airport

Sea-Tac International Airport (SEA) serves the Seattle metropolitan area and is served by more than 30 airlines. The airport is located about 15 miles south of SU.

To get to SU from Sea-Tac airport:

  • Take the Link light rail northbound to International District/Chinatown station (8 stops) and then take the Seattle Streetcar at 5th and S. Jackson, eastbound, getting off at Broadway & Marion stop for Seattle University.
  • Take the Link light rail northbound to Pioneer Square station (9 stops), walk 1 block to James St & 3rd Ave and take the Metro bus, routes 3 or 4, to campus (E. Jefferson St & Broadway or E. Jefferson St & 12th St).
  • Take the Link light rail northbound to Capitol Hill station (13 stops), then take the Seattle Streetcar at Broadway & Denny, westbound, getting off at the Broadway & Marion stop.
  • Take a vehicle for hire (about $35-$45).
  • Use a carsharing service. Sea-Tac Airport may have cars available from car2Go or Lime to rent and drive to Seattle.

Paine Field

Paine Field (PAE) is located about 25 miles north of SU and accommodates a small number of commercial flights as of March 2019.

Public transportation options from Paine Field are are limited. It may be necessary to rent a vehicle or rely on friends and family to get to Seattle.

By Train

Three Amtrak routes serve Seattle: Empire Builder, Coast Starlight and Amtrak Cascades. Trains stop at King Street Station, 303 S. Jackson Street, about 1.2 miles from campus.

To get to SU from King Street Station:

  • Take the Seattle Streetcar at 5th and S. Jackson, eastbound, getting off at Broadway & Marion stop for Seattle University.
  • Walk to Link light rail International District/Chinatown station (0.1 miles). Take the train to Pioneer Square station (1 stop), then from James St & 3rd Ave and take the Metro bus, routes 3 or 4, to campus (E Jefferson St & Broadway or E Jefferson St & 12th St).
  • Walk to Link light rail International District/Chinatown station (0.1 miles). Take the train northbound to Capitol Hill station (4 stops), then take the Seattle Streetcar at Broadway & Denny, westbound, getting off at the Broadway & Marion stop.
  • Take vehicle for hire (about $4-$9).

By Bus

Greyhound

Seattle's Greyhound bus station is at 503 S. Royal Brougham Way, about 1.5 miles from SU. To get to SU from the Seattle Greyhound bus station:

  • Walk to Link light rail Stadium Station (0.2 miles). Take the train northbound to the International District/Chinatown station (1 stop), then take the Seattle Streetcar at 5th and S. Jackson, eastbound, getting off at Broadway & Marion stop for Seattle University.
  • Walk to Link light rail Stadium Station (0.2 miles). Take the train to Pioneer Square station (2 stops), then from James St & 3rd Ave and take the Metro bus, routes 3 or 4, to campus (E. Jefferson St & Broadway or E. Jefferson St & 12th St).
  • Walk to Link light rail Stadium Station (0.2 miles). Take the train northbound to Capitol Hill station (5 stops), then take the Seattle Streetcar at Broadway & Denny, westbound, getting off at the Broadway & Marion stop.
  • Take a vehicle for hire (about $6-$9).

BoltBus

Seattle is also served by BoltBus at 5th Ave S. & S. Dearborn St, about 1.2 miles from SU. to get to SU from the BoltBus drop off:

  • Walk to the Seattle Streetcar stop at 5th and S. Jackson, eastbound, getting off at Broadway & Marion stop for Seattle University.
  • Walk to Link light rail International District/Chinatown station (0.1 miles). Take the train to Pioneer Square station (1 stop), then from James St & 3rd Ave and take the Metro bus, routes 3 or 4, to campus (E. Jefferson St & Broadway or E. Jefferson St & 12th St).
  • Walk to Link light rail International District/Chinatown station (0.1 miles). Take the train northbound to Capitol Hill station (4 stops), then take the Seattle Streetcar at Broadway & Denny, westbound, getting off at the Broadway & Marion stop.
  • Take a vehicle for hire (about $5-$8).

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