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About 9-month housing

Students outside in the Maple Hall and Lander Hall courtyard

Academic-year housing, or 9-month housing, is for students who will only need their room during Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters.

Residence halls

Students who want to have a traditional on-campus living experience will want to apply for a residence hall room.

  • The residence hall agreement runs from September 22, 2021, to June 11, 2022.
  • For a complete list of residence halls, room types and rates, go to our Rates page.
  • To see all academic-year housing options

Room types

The range of price points and room types in our residence halls gives flexibility for our students’ diverse budgets and lifestyles. The UW is committed to keeping housing costs as low as possible while providing students with their expectation of a modern living environment.

Double rooms are the most common type of units within our residence halls.DOUBLE ROOM

  • Shared by two people

  • Some have a private bathroom

  • Some are within shared clusters

  • Charged at the double room rate, based on location

TRIPLE ROOM

If you aren't assigned to a double room, it is likely you will be assigned to a triple room.

  • Large double room furnished for three people
  • Private bathroom

  • Charged at the triple room rate

SINGLE ROOM

  • Private room for one person

  • Some have a private bathroom

  • Some are within shared apartments or clusters

  • Charged at the single room rate, based on location

THREE- OR FOUR-PERSON ROOM

  • Room built for more than two people

  • Community bathroom

  • Charged at the three- or four-person room rate, based on location

THREE- OR FOUR-PERSON SUITE

  • Room built for more than two people

  • Private bathroom

  • Charged at the three- or four-person room rate, based on location

STUDIO

  • Private apartment for one person

  • Contains kitchenette and private bathroom

  • Charged at the studio rate

Residence hall bathrooms

TYPE RESIDENCE HALL DESCRIPTION
Legacy community bathrooms

Haggett Hall, Hansee Hall

Single-gender shared facilities with private toilet stalls and curtained shower areas
Newer community bathrooms Madrona Hall
  • All-gender bathrooms on all floors
  • Each toilet stall and shower stall in the community bathrooms is enclosed within floor-to-ceiling walls with lockable doors
Private bathrooms Newer buildings and a few rooms in legacy buildings Have private in-room or in-apartment bathrooms

 


Apartments

We offer a selection of apartments for students attending the UW on an academic year schedule. Our apartments provide the opportunity to plug directly into the Husky community while minimizing the distractions of everyday life so you can focus on your studies.

For a complete list of apartments, room types and rates, go to our Rates page.

Room types

The range of price points and room types gives flexibility for our students’ diverse budgets and lifestyles. We are committed to keeping housing costs as low as possible while providing students with their expectation of a modern living environment.

  • Our nonprofit mission means our rates are based on what it costs to operate our buildings, not what the market can bear like many off-campus apartments.
  • Single rooms in 4-bedroom apartments are the most common type of units within our apartment communities.

Single room in a shared apartment

  • Private room for one person within a shared apartment
  • Shared living room, full kitchen and (usually) two shared bathrooms
  • Charged at the single room rate, based on apartment type and location

Studio apartment

  • Private apartment for one person
  • Kitchenette and private bathroom
  • Charged at the studio rate, based on location

One-bedroom apartment

  • Private apartment for one person
  • Kitchen and private bathroom
  • Charged at the one-bedroom apartment rate, based on location

 


Family housing apartments

Family Housing at the UW is for registered full-time students at the Seattle campus who want to live with their family in on-campus housing. In this context, family is defined as a married couple, with or without children. Same-sex domestic partnerships are accepted from jurisdictions that do not allow same-sex marriage.

For a complete list of Family Housing apartments and rates, go to our Rates page.

Apartment types

Life in UW Family Housing has so much to offer. The convenience of living close to classes and campus resources and opportunities to participate in a variety of social and educational programs. You'll meet people of different cultures and backgrounds and make lifelong friends.

Blakeley Village

  • For students with children: single parents, married couples

  • 2 and 3-bedroom apartments

Commodore Duchess

  • For students without children; single students, married couples

  • Studios and 1-bedroom apartments

  • Check with Commodore Duchess for rates and application information

Laurel Village

  • For students with children; single parents, married couples

  • 2- and 3-bedroom apartments

Radford Court

  • For students with or without children; single students, married couples

  • 1- 2- and 3-bedroom apartments

  • Check with Radford Court for rates and application information

STEVENS COURT

  • For students without children; married couples
  • 1-bedroom apartments

Family housing amenities

All apartments, common areas, balconies and public spaces in Family Housing are smoke-free including outside areas or locations that are near the air supply of residential buildings.

BUILDING TYPE PETS WATER, GARBAGE ETHERNET WI-FI CABLE ELECTRICITY
Blakeley Village Families   Included        
Commodore Duchess Single and married   Included Yes Yes   Yes
Laurel Village Families   Included        
Radford Court Single, couples, families OK   Yes Yes    
Stevens Court Married   Included Yes Yes Yes Yes

Community centers

Blakeley Village Community Center: A space for parties and community events organized by Residential Life staff that can also be reserved for social functions, meetings and study groups

Stevens Court Community Center: A large lounge featuring a piano, large-screen TV and a small kitchen. The community center is a great place to study, hang out with friends and attend fun community-focused events.

Laurel Village Community Center: A space for parties and community events organized by Residential Life staff that can also be reserved for social functions, meetings and study groups

Child care

Laurel Village and Radford Court Child Care Centers: On-site child care on a space-available basis with priority for residents of UW Family Housing.