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Small Change

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Parent Handbook

An overview of services and resources available to students and parents, plus much more.

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Astronomy Class Observes the Heavens
at Camp Casey

Each spring, Professor Doug Downing, SPU associate professor of economics and adjunct professor of astronomy, brings his astronomy class to Seattle Pacific University's Camp Casey Conference Center, located a short ferry ride away on Whidbey Island. Students enjoy practical, hands-on viewing of the moon, nebulae, and constellations.

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The Buzz on Campus

You're invited! Dad's Day 2014: April 26

Here's your chance to some time on campus, and bond with your SPU daughter or son. Enjoy good food, breakfast entertainment, and a Seattle Sounders FC game. Register now for Dad's Day.

Plan Now for Commencement 2014!

Friday, June 13–Saturday, June 14

Seattle Pacific now has two Commencement ceremonies: a graduate ceremony (for master’s and doctoral degrees) and an undergraduate ceremony (for bachelor's degrees). View the Commencement schedules here.

Campus News


Alexandar Hall

The Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation for Alexander Hall, the first campus building. Built in 1893, Alexander Hall was recently the subject of an article in Queen Anne News written by Michael Herschensohn, president of the Queen Anne Historical Society.


most beautiful campus2014–15 Undergraduate Tuition Rates

On March 3, President Martin sent an email to undergraduate students about next year’s tuition rates. Read his email here.


Revelation Study Revelation With Us 

Spring Quarter’s Lectio is on the book of Revelation, led by Paul T. Walls Professor of Wesleyan Theology Rob Wall, ThD. The Lectio series begins Monday, March 31, and continues weekly throughout the quarter. You can read and listen to past Lectios, or sign up to receive weekly notifications of new ones, at