Summer Programs

Early Start

  • Get Ahead

    The Right Start is an Early Start!

    If you are an incoming freshman or new transfer student, we encourage you to participate in a unique summer program that combines a University Core Curriculum course with planned activities, designed to provide you with a welcoming and fulfilling experience at Seattle U.

    • Get an academic head start while still enjoying your summer
    • Discover the best of the Seattle U campus and surrounding region
    • Expand your education beyond the classroom

    To sign up for this program or for more information, email us or call (206) 296-2487!

    Planned Activities

    We’ve developed an array of daily activities that allow you to explore both Seattle University and the beautiful Pacific Northwest, while centering yourself in our community of learning. Each night and weekend, you’ll choose the activity that appeals most to you.

    Early Start Calendar

  • Early Start

    Course Details
    Inquiry Seminar in Natural Sciences: Stars, Galaxies and Cosmology
    UCOR 1810-01 (5 credits)
    August 19 – September 14
    Monday-Thursday, 9:15-11:55am
    Bannan 301
    Instructor: J. Hughes Clark

    Tuition, Housing & Meal Plan Information
    Cost of tuition is $2,990 (reflects a reduced tuition rate, 25% off the regular year's rate per credit hour).
    financialservices@seattleu.edu or 206-220-8020

    Housing cost is $198/week (total of $990 for 5 weeks)
    housing@seattleu.edu

    Meal Plan cost is $120/week (total of $600 for 5 weeks)
    *Actual food cost may be less, amount left over will roll onto fall food service account.

    Lab fee is $120
    Total Cost: $4,700

    Personal Health Insurance
    While Seattle University does not require proof of health insurance for those enrolled less than full-time in summer quarter, it is highly recommended that you do carry your own health insurance while taking advantage of the Early Start program.

    Campus Resources Summer Hours
    Many resources are available during this time; visit Campus Resources & Hours for specific hours.

    For more information read the Early Start faq.