Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunions
Leisure Travel
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Youth Parties
Youth Retreat/Camps


Seattle University is a lovely, naturally landscaped 48-acre urban campus in the First Hill neighborhood, recognized as a “Washington State Backyard Sanctuary.” Situated on the doorstep of Seattle’s downtown core, the university offers easy access on foot or by bus/light rail/streetcar to shopping and restaurants. Our Seattle venue is sure to impress your guests with a memorable experience! Read below to learn more about Seattle University’s phenomenal spaces for your next business meeting, conference, or special event in Seattle, Washington.

Food & Beverage Options

Cherry Street Market

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.
Seating Capacity: 650

Catering Options

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 [email protected] or by phone (206) 296-6312, or by fax (206) 296-6309.


  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 1250
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 500
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Guest Room Cost : Free
Overnight Room Attributes
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Business Services
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap
  • Towels
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi

Archbishop Murphy Apartments

Studio, with separate bathroom. One-bedroom, with two beds and living room. Townhouse, with two single bedrooms and living room. Quad, with four single bedrooms, two bathrooms, and living room

This accommodation has A/C

Residence Hall Lodging

Seattle University has three standard campus residence halls: Bellarmine Hall, Campion Tower, and Xavier Hall. All residence halls feature these complimentary amenities: Free parking for the duration of your stay Telephone with local privileges High-speed internet access (connect your own computer to our wireless network on campus, with a cable in your bedroom, or use one of our computers in our in-building lab) Concierge services at our desks; our staff will research routes, print maps, and give you all kinds of resources and information upon request

This accommodation has A/C

Deluxe Residence Hall-Chardin

Chardin Hall is located on the south side of campus adjacent to Campion hall. It could accomondate up to four-person in the two double rooms adjoined by a private bathroom. Residents have access to a multimedia education center complete with computer lab, study lounge, and private study rooms. Each floor has student lounges and full kitchens. Cable TV and a micro-fridge are also provided in each room.

This accommodation has A/C

Featured Amenities

Business Center
Fitness Center
In-House Catering
Near Public Transit
Outdoor Space
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Running Trails
Sports Facilities
Theater Seating

Venue Location + Transportation


901 12th Avenue,

Seattle Seattle, 98122-1090



Nearby Airport

Sea-Tac International - 20 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Sea-Tac International - 20 minutes


Parking on Site: Yes

Nearby Cities

Vancouver, BC – 140 | Tacoma, WA – 35 | Portland, OR – 170

Things to Know


Must Use In-House Catering: Yes

External Catering Allowed: No

Can Bring In Own Food: No

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Food And Beverage Onsite: Yes

Venue Policies

Alcohol Consumption: Yes

Smoking Permitted: No

Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No

Cannabis Consumption: No

Eco Friendly: Yes

Family Friendly: No

Pet Friendly: No


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.

Guest Wi-Fi: Free

Onsite Tech Support: Yes

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes

Equipment Available On-Site:
  • Projector Screen
  • Microphones
  • Sound System