The Zag spirit reflects Spokane’s great community spirit

  • Educationally: Spokane is home to more than 7,800 alumni
  • Socially: The community benefits from 100,000-plus hours of volunteer services by GU students annually, a $2.4 million value according to Independent Sector
  • Culturally: Gonzaga’s Jesuit heritage places a priority on arts, cultural activities and cultural diversity
  • Economically: Gonzaga is Spokane’s fifth largest non-governmental employer
  • With capital projects: More than $200 million has flowed into the community over the past decade as Gonzaga expanded its campus facilities
  • In the University District: Gonzaga has plans to expand facilities by more than $100 million over the next five years
  • Through athletics: Spokane has become the nationally recognized home of the Zags

Zag Spirit

Jesuit education at Gonzaga forms men and women for others. We call this the Zag Spirit. It couldn't happen without Spokane.