Academic Catalog

Accepting Your Offer of Admission

After you have applied to Seattle Pacific, you will ultimately receive a letter of your acceptance or denial of admission to the University.

To accept an offer of admission for Autumn Quarter, follow the steps below. If you have been admitted for Winter or Spring quarter or a Summer Session, you’ll find the information you need on the Off-Quarter Students next steps tab.

  • Submit your $200 enrollment deposit as your acknowledgment of intention to enroll.
    • Submit this payment online through your SPU Portal.
    • Payment received on or before the communicated deadlines guarantees you a place in the entering class and allows you to register for classes.
    • This payment is credited to your account and applied toward your initial tuition payment.
    • Submit your advance payment on or before May 1, the National Candidates Reply Date.
    • Refunds are granted upon written request, but written requests must be received before May 1.
    • Refunds are not granted if the request is received after May 1.
  • Sign up for New Student Advising, and complete the tutorials once they are available in March.
  • Register for campus housing.
  • Fill out and submit the medical health history and immunization form you will receive, along with instructions, after your enrollment deposit is received.
    • This medical history is required of students who:
      • are entering SPU for the first time,
      • are returning after an absence of more than one calendar year, or
      • have previously attended Summer Session(s) but are entering regular University classes for the first time.
    • A registration hold is placed on a student's account until these forms are completed and received by Health Services.
    • Medical insurance information is available in Health Services. 
    • Additional next steps for enrollment can be found at

File your FAFSA by the priority deadline to ensure you receive the most help possible.