The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) designates certain information related to students as directory information and gives the University the right to disclose such information to anyone inquiring without having to ask students for permission.
You can prevent your directory information from being disclosed to third parties by submitting the Directory Information Removal or Prevention Disclosure form.
For more information, please visit our FERPA page.
If you would like Seattle University to discuss specific elements of your academic record with a third party, such as your parent(s), a Release of Information (e-form) must be completed.
If you only want to provide access to view grades and financial aid, then you will need to set up proxy access. Instructions on how to set up proxy can be found on our Release of Information page.
Addresses (mailing, local, and home), phone numbers, email, and emergency contact information can be updated through mySeattleU.
The Student Update form is used to change/update a student's chosen name, legal name, gender, social security number (SSN), birthdate, or race/ethnicity.
Access to the form and information about submitting supporting documents can be found on our Student Information page.
Holds can be viewed on the landing page of mySeattleU and in a notification box at the top right corner of Student Planning. To remove the hold, please contact the department that assigned the restriction.
Contact the department of the course.
Contact the department of the course.
A course can only be dropped during the add/drop period of the quarter. View the academic calendar to see the last day to add/drop courses.
To drop a course:
Students may withdraw from a course via Student Planning on mySeattleU. International students and student athletes must submit a Withdrawal Request (e-form) before the deadline. Withdrawing from a course will result in a 'W' on your transcript.
To view the last day to withdraw and refund deadlines, please review the Academic Important Dates calendar.
To withdraw completely from Seattle University, a Withdrawal Request (e-form) form must be completed.
An undergraduate student who receives a grade of C or below in a course at Seattle University may repeat that course. Both courses and grades will be posted to the permanent record. The grade earned the second, or the most recent time will be used in computing the cumulative grade point average. Course credits will be counted only once toward a degree.
A graduate student MUST repeat a required graduate course graded C- or below and MAY repeat a graduate course graded C+ or C. The grade earned the second time will be used in computing the cumulative grade point average. The original grade will remain on the record, but course credits will be counted only once toward a degree.
For more information please review the Repeated Courses (77-02) policy.
Current students: To audit a course, choose the 'AU-Audit' option when you register for the course on mySeattleU. See tuition and fees on the website to determine the cost of auditing a course.
Alumni: With instructor and department permission, Seattle University alumni may audit most undergraduate lecture courses. Alumni will not receive credit or grades for audited courses. To register for a course, or for more information about the alumni audit, contact our Alumni office.
Elders: With instructor and department permission, non-students and non-alumni aged 60 and above may audit most undergraduate lecture courses. Auditors participating in the Elder Audit program should download and complete the Audit Application. Auditors should return the completed form and check payment for $35 per course to the Office of the Registrar.
To track the progress of your form, please visit forms.seattleu.edu. To log in, select the large SU logo. Once you have signed in, go to the Activity tab.
In the Activity tab, find your form and view the History section of the form. If you see your form is waiting for approval from an individual/office, please contact them directly.
To submit an E-Form, select the check symbol titled Submit located at the bottom of the page in the black task bar.
To attach files on your E-Form, select the paperclip symbol titled Attachments located at the bottom of the page in the black task bar.
To see the progress of your form:
E-form drafts are located under the document symbol labeled drafts. There you should be able to view all drafts of e-forms that have been previously worked on.
To locate an academic form:
Forms can also be located on forms.seattleu.edu.
*A double degree will result in two diplomas (one for each degree).*
For more information please review the Second Baccalaureate Degree and Double Major (76-02) Policy.
No, minors or majors cannot be added once you have graduated from your program at Seattle University.
All degree and minor requirements must be satisfied prior to such posting. A minor will not be posted after a first baccalaureate degree has been awarded.
For more information, please review the Undergraduate Minors (84-01) policy.
Undergraduate students who have earned a minimum of 120 credits and Graduate students who are in the final year of their program are eligible to apply for graduation.
To apply via mySeattleU:
For more information about the application process, please visit our Graduation page.
Application due dates:
|Graduating Term||Apply By*|
|Summer or Fall||February 1|
*Dates are in the months prior to the term
Undergraduate Students: If you meet the minimum GPA requirements for your program as of winter quarter and you have 18 or fewer credits to complete at the end of spring quarter, you are not deficient and are automatically eligible to attend commencement. Apply to graduate for the term you will complete your requirements.
Graduate Students: If you meet the minimum GPA requirements for your program as of winter quarter and you will have 6 or fewer credits to complete at the end of spring quarter, you are not deficient and are automatically eligible to attend commencement. Apply to graduate for the term you will complete your requirements. Further restrictions apply to Doctoral students, see the College of Education for details.
Double Degree Students: Double degree students are held to the same standards as students with single degrees.
If you do not meet the requirements or would like more information, please visit our Commencement with Deficiencies page.
To change your graduation date please submit a Graduation Update Notification (e-form).
*Please review when your degree will be posed on the Academic Important Dates calendar.*
Academic honors apply to undergraduate students only. You must have a minimum of 90 graded credits (courses graded A - F) at Seattle University and at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA to be eligible for graduation with honors.
3.50 to 3.69 GPA
Magna Cum Laude
3.70 to 3.89 GPA
Summa Cum Laude
3.90 to 4.00 GPA
Addresses and phone numbers (mailing, local, home, e-mail) as well as emergency contact information, can be updated through mySeattleU.
Digital Diplomas and certificates are only available to students graduating Fall Quarter 2022 and later. Please note digital diploma and certificates are available in addition to the paper diploma and/or certificate you will recieve in the mail 4-6 weeks after graduating.
You will receive an email with a link to download your credential when it is available from our trusted partner, CeCredentialTrust. Please allow 10 to 14 business days after degrees are posted.
We are no longer giving out diploma covers to make our efforts greener, as most diploma covers end up discarded. However, we give out diploma covers upon request via email or in person at our office. Please email requests and mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that the diploma cover and the diploma itself will come separately in the mail.
Please fill out the graduation update (e-form) and select the soonest term of graduation. Then please make a note to let us know the correct term you would like to graduate.
Current students will need to submit a Transfer Verification Request (e-form). Students will be notified on how these courses will transfer over. In order to receive the credit, a final transcript needs to be sent to Seattle University.
Semester credit is translated into quarter credit by multiplying the amount of semester credit by 1.5.
*Most 5-credit courses at Seattle University can be satisfied by an equivalent transfer course that is equivalent to at least 4 quarter credits
Please review our Advanced Placement (75-16) policy for a list of AP scores.
No, the number of credits transferred to SU will be indicated on your SU transcript. Grades and course titles from other institutions will not appear on your transcript. Please refer to our Transfer Credit Policy.
No, our office does not provide transcripts from other institutions. Please reach out to the specific institution for your transcript.
To view your grades on mySeattleU:
To view unofficial transcripts:
Note: If you do not remember your login information, please contact the ITS Service Desk. They will need your SU ID number so if you do not remember that, please follow the directions here to request it from the Office of the Registrar.
To qualify for the Dean’s list, you must earn at least a 3.5 GPA for the quarter and have completed a minimum of 12 graded credits. Pass/fail and credit/fail classes do not count toward these 12 credits.
To make President's list, students must earn at least a 3.9 GPA for a given term and must have completed a minimum of 12 graded credits. Pass/fail and credit/fail classes do not count toward these 12 credits.
Students who are on the Dean's list or President's list will receive a letter of congratulations to their Seattle U email address.