Admission

Contact Us

Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
(206) 398-4200
(800) 471-1767 (toll-free)
lawadmis@seattleu.edu

Contact Financial Services

Phone: (206) 398-4250
Fax: (206) 398-4058
E-mail: lawfa@seattleu.edu

Places To Stay

If you’re coming from out of town and need a place to stay, we offer a list of area hotels for your convenience.

Getting Here

To help you make plans for a visit, please make sure to check out our directions page, which includes driving directions to the campus and law school, information about alternative modes of transportation in the Seattle area, parking information and a campus map.

Visiting the Law School

Visiting the law school is the best way to find out if Seattle University School of Law is the best fit for you. We can arrange for you to tour the law school, meet with professors and students, attend classes and talk to financial services representatives. You have several options:

Individual Appointments

In Person
To set up an appointment in the Admission Office, please call (206) 398-4200 or (800) 471-1767 to schedule a time and date that is convenient for you. We value the opportunity to meet one-on-one with prospective students and encourage you to speak with us if you have any questions about the application process, our curriculum, faculty, or our service-focused mission. Appointments are available between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. Evening appointments are also available by request.

Via Phone
If you are not able to visit us in person, we are happy to schedule a phone appointment. Contact our office at the numbers listed above or via e-mail. Just as with an in person appointment, you can seek advice or find out more about our unique curriculum, legal clinics, or extensive externship program. Your appointment is a time for you; use it as you like. Phone appointments are available Monday through Friday during regular business hours.

Please note the Office of Admission will be closed the following days:

September 7th, October 1st no classes between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., November 11th, November 25th, 26th and 27th, December 21st-January 1st, January 18th, February 15th. Spring Break is March 14th-18th and there are no class visits, March 25, and April 7th. The last day for class visits is April 15th.

Tour Sullivan Hall

There are two ways to see beautiful Sullivan Hall, a self-guided tour via Flickr or touring with a current law student. Please call to set up an appointment for a guided tour. Each Monday during the regular academic term, we provide drop in tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. You do not need to make an appointment, but please arrive promptly. Tours will leave on the hour.

During the academic year, we offer tours of Sullivan Hall on select Saturdays. This popular event provides you with the opportunity to get the "inside scoop" on the Seattle University experience. Current students will address your questions, concerns, and curiosity about what it means to survive, and thrive, in law school.

Visit a 1L Class

There is no better way to find out what law school is about than sitting in on a class! Class visits are only available fall and spring semesters, and classes typically end the last week of April. We offer class visits every day of the week. Give us a call and we will be happy to schedule your visit in advance. View the current semester's schedule.

We also offer a group class visit twice a semester. The group is limited to 20 people. Pizza will be served! Check back for updates about scheduled group visits.

For information about financial aid, visit Student Financial Services. Please call (206) 398-4250 or e-mail lawfa@seattleu.edu to make your individual appointment to speak with a Financial Services counselor.

Open House Programs

Small Group Q & A
The Office of Admission holds these informal gatherings with prospective candidates in the fall, spring and summer. These provide an intimate opportunity to chat with an Admissions staff member in a small group setting. The events usually begin with light hors d’oeuvres, a tour of Sullivan Hall, and then an hour of answering your legal education questions, no matter the specific topic. Registration is limited to a maximum of 30 candidates.

Meet and Greet with an Admissions Officer
Join us for informal Q&A sessions regarding the admission process and all things Seattle University School of Law. The program will start at 5 p.m. with a tour of Sullivan Hall followed by an hour-long Q&A session. Guests will meet at the Office of Admission in Suite 209. Meet and Greets will be offered in the coming months. Space is limited to 15 guests. Check back here for updates!

Application Process Procedures
Whether you are considering full or part-time studies, this program is designed to address general questions and specific concerns you may have about the law school and the application process, and give you the opportunity for an up close look at Sullivan Hall. This event is typically held on a Saturday morning in October. Current students, faculty, and Financial Services staff will be available to talk with you.

Graduate Fairs on Main Campus

Graduate Student Open Houses are held three times a year on campus for students interested in law school or any of the university’s 30 graduate programs. The program is informal, so people make stay for as long as they like. Watch our website for updates, or call the Graduate Admission Office at (206) 296-5800 for more information. Events for 2015-2016 will be held:

Fall: 10/16/15 4:30-6:30 pm
Winter: 1/23/2016 9:30-11:30 am
Spring: 4/18/16 4:30-6:30 pm

All events are held in the  University Student Center, LeRoux Room.

Webinars

Throughout the fall and spring, our staff conducts online events that focus on the admission process and financial aid. Applicants are encouraged to register on our website to receive additional information regarding online events. After registering for a webinar, you will receive a confirmation email with information about logging on to the event. More webinars coming soon! Please check back.