Mission Statement

SUURJ develops and publishes outstanding undergraduate research, providing a platform for students across disciplines to enter into larger academic conversations.


  • SUURJ believes that undergraduate research has a vital place in university, community, and global settings.
  • SUURJ strives to be a faculty-led, student-centered venture.
  • SUURJ values the collaborative process between student writers and editors to produce a polished, academically excellent publication.
  • SUURJ realizes that not all students experience Seattle U in the same way, and therefore values intersectional perspectives and methodologies, and recognizes diversity in student needs and access.
  • SUURJ aims to serve as well as inspire its many audiences and stakeholders among our prospective and current students, alumni, faculty, administrators, and the general public.