Before You Return to Campus

Effective Fall Quarter 2021 (October 1, 2021), City University of Seattle in Washington State will be a vaccinated campus per the governor’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement proclamation (21-14 and 21-14.1).  All Washington State on-campus students, staff and faculty will be required to be fully vaccinated

Attestation forms and exemption information is secure and limited disclosure regarding  vaccination status is allowed, as long as the only serves the need to ensure that vaccination policies and face covering requirements are being followed. Vaccine information will be accessible to specific individuals in Human Resources (employees) and Student Affairs (students).  Note that under FERPA, institutions must keep a log of persons who receive access to student vaccine records per 34 CFR 99.32.

Students who attend classes in Washington state will need to attest to full-vaccination status or declare a vaccination exemption. Attestation Forms must be completed by September 24, 2021.

If you are vaccinated, please ensure that you have completed the Student Attestation Form. This must be completed by September 24, 2021.  If you require a paper version of this form for complete, please email to request a copy. If you have missed the September 24th deadline for submission, please contact your advisor for assistance.

Students who require a medical or religious vaccination exemption will need to fill out the Student Attestation Form and declare an exemption. Those that declare an exemption will need to provide documentation for their medical or religious exemption.

Per the Governor’s second proclamation, the only exemptions permitted are medical or religious. If you do not meet the vaccination requirements you will be unable to attend in-person instruction in Washington State. Please contact your student advisor to discuss course options if you are unable to comply with these requirements.

Please do not attend on-campus classes if you are not feeling well. Please contact your instructor for guidance on how to proceed with any missed coursework.

For additional information about the vaccination requirement for students and employees, including what it means to be “fully vaccinated,” and more, see our COVID-19 page.

Getting to Campus

Our main Seattle campus is located at:

City University of Seattle
521 Wall Street, Ste 100
Seattle, WA 98121

Students should enter the campus from the main entrance (on the corner of Wall and 6th). All classrooms will be on the first floor and well-marked for easy access.

There are multiple locations to park near the campus. The best option is street parking. This is available via parking meter on Wall Street, 6th Street, 5th Street, and Denny Way amongst other locations. Most nearby parking meters are enforced Monday thru Saturday 8 am – 8 pm. If you are in need of handicapped parking, please email

CityU can also be reached via Seattle Metro transit. The campus is within minutes of some of Metro’s busiest routes, including routes 5, 26, 28, and 358.

Please ask any CityU faculty or staff if you need any assistance while on campus. You may also contact your advisor via phone or email.


While On Campus

CityU has vending machines available for student and faculty use. In addition, many local restaurants are within a two minute walk of the campus. These restaurants include La Parisienne French Bakery (2507 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121), Petra Mediterranean Bistro (2501 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121), and 5 Point Cafe (415 Cedar St, Seattle, WA 98119).
There are multiple restrooms available to use throughout the campus. The restroom closest to the library requires a code to enter. Any instructor or CityU staff can provide this code for you.
Yes, all CityU students and employees are required to wear face coverings when inside CityU buildings, subject to the exceptions listed in Order of the Secretary of Health 20-03.5.

There is a student use printer/copier in the library. For assistance, please contact your instructor or see a staff member at the reception desk.
Yes, there are multiple study rooms of various sizes throughout campus.

Although not required for our students, some students do ask to be issued a CityU ID card. If you would like an ID card, please send an email to and a CityU staff-member will assist you.

CityU students and guests can utilize free WiFi while on campus. Please login to your computer with your CityU credentials to access the WiFi.