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A Leader in Sustainability

We rock the red and the green. Learn more about Seattle U’s commitment in sustainability and earth-friendly practices through the Center for Environmental Justice & Sustainability.

Divest from fossil fuels

100% commitment to divest from fossil fuels by 2023, which is ahead of schedule—Seattle U has already achieved a 50% reduction.

Plastic bottled water

No plastic bottled water is sold on campus*
*Seattle U was the first school in the state to make this move.

Top 20
Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools”

In Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” rankings for sustainable universities.

Inclusive Communities

A sense of belonging with every respect to your identity

Get involved and find community with campus programs and groups including the International Student Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, The Outreach Center and more.

Inclusive Communities

Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)

The Office of Multicultural Affairs encourages students to increase their awareness of and engagement with diversity by creating an environment that promotes inclusion and advocacy on campus. The department offers a variety of opportunities to engage on identity and intercultural issues such as campus lectures, dialogue series and celebration ceremonies. Popular programs include Moral Mondays at SU, the Lavender Graduation and the Connections Leadership Program, a peer mentorship program for students of color.

The Outreach Center

The Outreach Center is a community and resource space for members of the Seattle University community who identify with the first-generation college student experience and the student veteran experience.

Health and Wellness

From outdoor adventures to silent retreats, meditation in the chapel to de-stressing with dogs during finals SU offers services and support for the whole person—mind, body and spirit. Campus Ministry, health and wellness, Counseling and Psychological Services and more.

University Recreation

Explore the Cascades, try a cardio dance class, grab a few friends for an outdoor volleyball league or go for a swim. The REC provides programming that fits into your life, interests and needs.

Student Involvement

Students can get involved through more than 175 student clubs, organizations or communities.

Seattle University students at the Seattle U’s student-run Dance Marathon.

dance marathon

Seattle U’s student-run Dance Marathon supports children’s care and cancer research at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

students spell out the center's acronym CCE with sparklers over time lapse

Center for Community Engagement

With more than 150 partner organizations and service-learning courses, CCE offers students many opportunities to get involved and serve local.

A student smiles with a mike and headphones at a mixing table.


Seattle U’s student-run radio station, KXSU 102.1 FM, has a place for on-air talent as well as program, music and media directors, among other positions.


The Spectator


Seattle University’s student newspaper since 1933.

red zone


Redzone is a student led organization that aims to bridge the gap between athletics and the student body, and increase school spirit on our campus.


Hui ‘O Nani Hawai’i Club

The Hui ‘O Nani Hawai’i Club—one of the university’s oldest clubs—hosts an annual luau with traditional island foods. The event is always a campus highlight.

SU's biggest event of the year. Past performers include The Thermals, ok Go, Dev, and Macklemore.


The Student Events and Activities Council (SEAC) plans over 30 events per year including Quadstock, Battle of the Bands, Fall Ball, and 90's Dance, plus unique only-in-Seattle off-campus trips.

Athletics at Seattle U

20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division I level

Seattle U’s more than 400 student-athletes pursue excellence in competition, in the classroom and in the community. 

  • Baseball Men
  • Basketball Men / Women
  • Cross Country Men / Women
  • Golf Men / Women
  • Rowing Women
  • Soccer Men / Women
  • Softball Women
  • Swimming  Men / Women
  • Tennis Men / Women
  • Track & Field Men / Women (Indoor/Outdoor)
  • Volleyball Women