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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 late September to mid-June.
  • 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

Bathroom types

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