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Seattle University

901 12th Avenue
P.O. Box 222000

Seattle, Washington 98122-1090

1000Largest Group
80Meeting Rooms
1250Overnight Guests
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  • Overview
  • Event Spaces
  • Accommodations
  • Catering
  • Dining
  • Services
  • Technology
  • Area Attractions
Seattle University is a lovely, naturally landscaped 48-acre urban campus in the First Hill neighborhood, situated on the doorstep of Seattle's downtown core. The campus is recognized as a "Washington State Backyard Sanctuary." Conveniently located, the university offers easy access on foot or by bus to shopping and restaurants. Read below to learn more about Seattle University’s phenomenal options for your next business meeting, conference, or special event.

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Vancouver, BC - 140
Tacoma, WA - 35
Portland, OR - 170
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Sea-Tac International / 20
Seattle University offers year-round venues: meeting rooms, auditoriums, food service and parking. Summer: overnight housing.
Room Type(s):
Apt style
Residence Halls
Nearby Hotel(s)
Bath Type(s):
Communal, Semi-Private, and Private
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Seattle University has state-of-the-art technical equipment, projection, amplification and document cameras. Campus-wide wireless network, telephones, and hi-speed Ethernet in sleeping rooms is also included.
Food & Beverage:
Seattle University has an innovative food court offering a variety of freshly made, locally sourced items. We are also proud to provide full service catering and customized menus. Beer and wine is permitted. Organic, Vegan, Gluten-free and Vegetarian options are included.
Complete Meeting Package:
Ropes Course / Team Building:
Special Rates and Packages:
Customized housing and meal packages; discounts for long-term stays.
Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunion
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Youth Retreat/Camp

Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Library Boeing Room

Campion Lounge

Student Center Hearth

Pigott Auditorium

Casey Atrium

Wyckoff Auditorium

Vachon Room


Campion Ballroom

Casey Commons

Bannan Auditorium



Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Deluxe Residence Hall-Chardin Residence Halls Private no
Archbishop Murphy Apartments Suite/Apartment Style Private no
Residence Hall Lodging Residence Halls Communal no


  • Bon Appétit
    Seattle University's food service is catered by Bon Appétit, a premier on-site restaurant company. Bon Appétit is passionate about serving fresh, wholesome, delicious food, prepared from scratch, using the finest ingredients. Bold flavors, tempting presentation and friendly service are the company's hallmarks. In addition to a conference meal plan, catered meals are also available. Bon Appétit's catering services at Seattle University range from breakfast baskets to hors d'oeuvres, elegant served meals to beautiful buffets. Bon Appétit specializes in high-quality customized menus for all occasions. The Catering Coordinator will work directly with you to plan menus within your budget and provide you with a written estimate. Please contact Catering directly at or by phone (206) 296-6312, or by fax (206) 296-6309.


  • Cherry Street Market dinning area
    Cherry Street Market
    Seating Capacity: 650
    Conference guest meals are served in the Cherry Street Market, a food court located on the second floor of the Student Center. The spacious dining area has large windows with views of Mount Rainier. Guests may choose from a selection of healthy, nutritional and freshly prepared menu items, prepared at various stations. Vegetarian entrees are available at each meal. Other dietary needs can be accommodated with advance notice.


Front desk services and assistance Avaialble everyday from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM for overnight guests during summer

Signature Service (upgrade) Signature Service (upgrade) includes: Hotel-quality bedspread, iron & ironing board, desk lamp, hair dryer, rotating fan, and Keurig K-Cup coffee maker with coffee or tea-making supplies. Fee of $25.00 per person, per week.

Certified One-Stop Shop You’re not alone when you’re planning your meeting, event or conference! As a certified One-Stop Shop by the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors—International (ACCED-I), Conference and Event Services (CES) will coordinate all the services on campus (and some off campus vendors as well!) to ensure that the logistics for your program meld smoothly for you. You can ask CES for information on any of these areas and we will help you to know what information you need to provide so that all service providers help you create your successful event.


Technology Support Seattle University offers state-of-the-art technology in its classrooms and facilities. Most classrooms and event spaces are technologically ready; others can have equipment delivered upon request. At no charge, technicians meet with customers to ensure that everything is event-ready and to answer any questions presenters may have. For an hourly fee, a technician may be scheduled during the entire event. Equipment available includes: Data projector (to connect to a laptop and project onto a screen, such as when PowerPoint is used) PA systems, including wireless microphones and portable systems Computers with DVD and CD playing capability Screens Overhead projectors Document Cameras Slide Projectors If you wish something not on this list, please ask! If Seattle University cannot provide it from our own stores, then we can rent it on your behalf. In that case, any charges are passed along to you without markup.

Area Attractions

Local Visitor Information Seattle and Washington State have a wealth of opportunities for activities for all kinds of interests. From outdoorsy locations to stellar nightlife hotspots, you will find many ways to have fun during your visit, no matter what you enjoy! Seattle University is within walking distance of the Seattle downtown core, but you don’t have to walk if you don’t want to—city buses regularly travel from both north and south ends of campus to tourist destinations. Here are links to two other wonderful resources for tourism information about our area:

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