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Housing & Food Services News

Center Table to Transform Dining on North Campus

Here comes Center Table, a contemporary dining destination located at the heart of the three new residence halls on North Campus.

HFS Garners Sustainability Award

Turns out there is an advantage of a resuable cup over a sustainable cup.

Capstone Projects Problem Solve for UW Dining. . .and Win Recognition

UW Dining teamed up with engineering students for two projects, Operationalizing Mobile (in advance of the upcoming Tapingo mobile ordering platform) and a Review of the Bay Laurel Catering Fleet. 

Feeding and Housing Athletes and Coaches

While the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle were transformative for the athletes, HFS staff who provided services to the athletes, coaches and families were also touched and affected. 

A Year’s Worth of Programs and Activities for Our Students 

Living on campus offers the opportunity to take part in wide range residence hall and apartment programs. Two high-energy student groups—Residential Education Programmers and the Residential Programming Board—organize most of the activities.

Meet Our Summer Interns

Each summer, HFS hosts several interns from other universities who work within the Department on select projects. Meet this year's talented group.

Reusable Cups Keep Tons of Waste Out of Landfills

At the start of the school year, residents got a free reusable cup, good for hot or cold beverages. By switching from compostables, students would have a smaller impact on the environment, which would also lead to a cost savings for the purchase of cups and lids.

WASH Scholarship Funds Awarded to Students

A new scholarship fund is aiding HFS residents who might face unexpected financial hardships, a situation that could affect their success as a student.

Fork & Fin Food Truck Brings Sustainable Seafood to campus

When a Trident Seafood’s Fork & Fin food truck pulled up and began offering samples of their sustainable Alaskan seafood, students and staff were treated to Alaskan Pollock served as fish (and chips) or on a soft taco.

Journey Through Food: Celebration of Black History Month 2018

Campus Executive Chef Tracey MacRae and UW Dining staff are offering a month’s worth of African-originated cuisine during February’s Black History Month. 

Housing and Food Services at Work

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HFS Resource Guide

This report contains HFS facts and figures relevant to the 2017–18 academic year.

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Housing Master Plan

West Campus work is completed. Work on the first phase of the North Campus redevelopment is underway.

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Race and Equity Initiative

In April 2015, then-Interim President Ana Mari Cauce held a dialogue with students about equity, racism and difference. We continue this discussion inside and outside HFS with our staff, students and partners.

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