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Guest Housing

Guest rooms for visiting students, faculty and  staff

  • Convenient, central location
  • Amenities, including free wi-fi
  • Affordable rates
  • Long-term stays available
  • Stay until early September
Reserve your room

Summer Guest Housing begins Sunday, June 19, 2022

Available from June 19–September 4, 2022.

UW guests can take all the complication out of a Seattle stay by booking a room with us on-campus and enjoying competitively priced, modern accommodations and added amenities. Whether you’re on campus for a few days or a few weeks, you can stay in our modern hotel-like residence halls.

Guest housing is available to visiting undergraduate and graduate students, scholars, faculty and staff members, University of Washington alumni, and individuals pursuing research and educational opportunities.

The UW Seattle Campus is located in the vibrant University District, a short bus or light rail ride away from downtown.

If you are looking for group housing for an on-campus event or camp, please visit our conference accommodations page.


You are eligible to stay in guest housing if you are:

  • 18 years of age or older, and
  • A visiting student, faculty or staff member, or

  • Pursuing research, internship and educational opportunities on-campus or in the greater Seattle area

Sponsorship by a UW academic or administrative colleague is mandatory and must be confirmed prior to check-in. Visiting students must present a government-issued photo ID as well as current college or university identification at check-in.


Guest housing rates include utilities and amenities such as free w-fi. All rooms are fully furnished with a twin bed, pillows and sheets, a set of towels, bath soap and drinking cups.

Rates for double occupancy are per person/per night and vary by building and length of stay. We offer single and double-occupancy rooms.

Short-term: 10 nights or less
Long-term: 11 nights or longer

Single occupancy rooms

Room type

Short-term rate

Long-term rate

Single, new residence hall, private bath

$110 summer quarter

$90 summer quarter

Double occupancy rooms

Room type

Short-term rate

Long-term rate

Double, new residence hall, private bath

$65 summer quarter

$53 summer quarter


Room type

Short-term rate

Long-term rate

Single, new residence hall, private bath, kitchenette


$110 summer quarter

Amenities for campus guests

Availability of some amenities may be restricted due to COVID-19 safety guidance. For current status, please consult the Conference Desk or the Conference Services office.

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High-speed connections

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In every building

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Coffee, take out, dry goods

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In Elm Hall

Reservation requirements

Reservations for guest housing are processed on a space-available basis. The number of rooms is limited, and early reservations are encouraged.

  • A $100 deposit is required to reserve your room (must be received no later than 10 days prior to check-in).
  • Payment in full must be completed prior to check-in.
  • You must read and accept the Terms and Conditions of staying on campus (see online reservation form).
  • The confirmation email you receive from our office is required at check-in.
  • Submitting a reservation form does not guarantee your reservation.
  • Reservations are nontransferable.

Summer guest housing begins June 19, 2022

Guest rooms for visiting students, faculty and  staff available from June 19–September 4, 2022.

Reserve your room

Questions? Contact us.