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Ignited From Within

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Seattle University’s Jesuit-inspired education provides academic excellence with a commitment to educating the whole person, to professional formation and to serving our community and the world by addressing society’s most vital issues. Your support helps educate and empower leaders for a more just and humane world.

Why Your Gift Matters

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Financial support from our alumni, parents and friends empowers SU to be a Jesuit University of Distinction for a Time of Change. Contributions to SU help position the university as the region's prominent STEM educator, ensure the ongoing vitality of campus life and the student experience through programs and events and change the lives of students through scholarship support. Read below how gifts like yours are making a difference.

Areas To Support

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Private financial support provides student access and opportunity through scholarship awards, innovative new programs across disciplines, and recruitment and retention of the faculty who continue to make this university a center of excellence. This support also provides for state-of-the-art technology, equipment and improved facilities.

Seattle University Fund Scholarship Fund School & College Designations Athletics

Endowments Gift Planning Corporations & Foundations

How to Give

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View the ways in which you can make a gift today that will impact students and their education – and the future of our communities and the world.


Give Online

Use our secure form


Give By Mail

Read our mail instructions


Give By Phone

Call us at 206.296.6100


Give Stock

Read our stock gift instructions


Gift By Will

Read about will and bequest options


Give Monthly

Become a sustaining supporter

If you are interested in supporting a specific program, initiative, student organization, activity, faculty professorship, deanship or any other area at Seattle University that doesn’t appear to fit within the funding categories outlined above and which is not listed on our secure online giving form, you may write your preferred designation on your check or in the comments section of the online form.

Employer matching gift programs can increase the impact of your gift to Seattle University. As a non-profit organization and 501(c)3 charity, Seattle University qualifies for many of these programs. Find out if your employer offers a matching gift. If you can’t find your employer, please contact your employer’s Human Resources Office to see if your gift qualifies for matching.

To speak with someone about additional giving opportunities, please visit our contact us page for a list of University Advancement staff.
You can also call (206) 296-6301 and ask to speak with someone about making a gift to the area of your choice.