(2008 high school grads only)
Checklist: Before You Arrive
Questions & Answers
On-Campus Sample Schedules
Off-Campus Sample Schedules
What to Expect After Registration
Computer Access & Services
Read through our answers to these frequently asked questions. If you don't find the answer you're looking for here, please contact the Orientation/New Student Advising Hotline at 206-281-2575, or email@example.com.
Q: I can't attend this event on the date for which I signed up. What do I do?
A: Contact the Hotline at 206-281-2575 immediately to reschedule for a future date.
Q: I'm a transfer student. Do I have to attend this event?
A: Yes. All new students must go through this program to register for classes and complete other details before Autumn Quarter 2008 begins.
Q: Where do I park on campus and where do I check in?
A: Refer to the parking information and a campus map (pdf). Check-in will take place at 8 a.m. at Gwinn Commons Third Floor. A continental breakfast will be available at 7:45 a.m.
Q: Where do I park for off-campus events, and where do I check in?
A: Refer to the links on dates, locations, and deadlines page. You can download a map to your location; when you arrive, signs will direct you where to check in. Check in for the morning session will take place at 8:30 a.m. A light snack will be available at 8:15 a.m.
Check in for the afternoon session will take place at noon. A light pizza lunch will be served.
Q: Will lunch be provided?
A: Lunch will be provided free of charge for students participating in this event. During the on-campus events, lunch will be in SPU's Crossroads in Gwinn Commons. Lunch will be available for guests and family members for $6.25 each. Cash only please! During the off-campus events, a complimentary pizza lunch will be provided for all students and their guests.
Q: What shall I bring with me?
A: FRESHMEN: Please bring ideas for classes for your first quarter.
TRANSFERS: Please bring copies of your transcripts for any classes you have completed since you applied, and ideas for first quarter classes.
Q: How do I get to campus from the airport?
A: We have found that Shuttle Express provides good service at a reasonable rate. Call them at 206-622-1424.
Q: I'm not from the local area. Are there any housing options on campus during the event?
A: For the May 17 event only, students may contact Undergraduate Admissions toll free at 800-366-3344 or 206-281-2021 to arrange a stay with an SPU student in a campus residence hall. These accommodations are for students only, and Friday, May 2, is the deadline to request on-campus housing for the May 17 Orientation/New Student Advising. For all other events, you may consider these off-campus accommodations located near SPU.