Please contact our office at least two weeks in advance in order to ensure we can meet your requests for your Individual Visit. We look forward to hearing from you!
Tuesdays at SPU
On Tuesdays while classes are in session, you can enjoy a full day of SPU experiences! Begin your day with a campus tour at 10am. Then, join us at 11am for Gather- a service featuring congregational singing, prayer, and a sermon from a special guest. Have lunch at noon with current SPU students in Gwinn Commons. After lunch, meet with your Admissions Counselor, a professor or coach, and/or sit in on a class*. What more could you ask for! Though this package is only available Tuesdays, you can build your own campus experience any other day of the week. Just call our office 1-800-366-3344!
*Please give 2 weeks' notice to insure availability of Admissions Staff, Faculty, and/or Coaches
or Create Your Own Visit
Take a One Hour campus tour from the experts. Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri at 11:00 and 2:00. Tuesdays tours at 10:00 and 2:00. Select Saturdays there is a tour available at noon (call for details). Current SPU students share about campus life and give you a chance to ask questions as you stroll through our gorgeous SPU campus. We won’t have time to see every building, but feel free to visit or ask about any other buildings that are important to you.
During this informative appointment your Counselor will tell you about Seattle Pacific University and help understand the admissions process. This is also a great opportunity to ask any and all questions you may have about SPU, take notes, and get your Counselor’s business card so you can call or email if you have more questions later.
Interviews are optional and are offered to high school seniors or college transfers who are active in the application process. We suggest setting up an interview 1-2 months before/after you apply to the university. If you request to be interviewed for admission to SPU, you will meet one-on-one with your counselor; parents or friends can join the appointment following the interview if there is time. A counselor interview is both an opportunity for us to get to know you in a different capacity than reading your application, but also for you to expand on your transcript, experiences, or involvements.
Meeting with a specific person in your area of interest provides an opportunity to get the detailed information you’re looking for. Take notes and get a business card, so you can follow up if necessary. You may also want to send an email or thank-you note after your visit. If you would like to make an appointment to meet with a coach, coaches require a completed athlete questionnaire prior to scheduling an appointment. *Note that we will do our best to arrange your visit with a coach, but it will depend on their availability.
This is the real deal! You’ll have the chance to observe a college class in action. But remember, you are only an observer, so don’t inhibit the learning process for current students. Arrive on time and try not to leave early. If you must, sit near the door so you can enter/leave as quietly as possible. If there are not enough seats for current students, you may be asked to give up your seat. Wait until after class to ask questions. You are more than welcome to approach the professor and introduce yourself as a campus visitor.
Attend one of our Chapel services and worship with us. Gather (Tuesdays at 11:10am) featuring congregational singing, prayer, and a sermon from a special guest. Group (Wednesdays at 8:30pm) a contemporaty service with almost an hour of continuous music, prayer, art response, and meditation. Grace (Fridays at 12:30pm) a contemplative prayer service is focused on the celebration of the Eucharist.
Current SPU students are opening up their residence hall rooms for you to stay in for one night! When staying overnight, be sure to respect all lifestyle expectations and floor policies. Share your schedule with your host and coordinate the times to access the room and retrieve your belongings. And remember your host is in school, and you’re in their home!