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Undergraduates

It's not required, yet 71% of UW Freshmen choose to live on campus because it…

  • makes life super easy
  • is a good orientation to college life
  • is a great way to meet people
  • gives you a community of support
Explore undergrad housing
Undergraduate students in Area 01 in Maple Hall

Take a tour

Want to see what it's like to live on campus? Visualize yourself in your future Husky Home! 

Students walking toward Maple Hall on West Campus

Housing options

Traditional or modern residence hall room, or shared apartment. Many and varied choices for every Husky.

Students standing outside Terry Hall on West Campus

Apply for housing

Instructions on applying for housing including room types, dining plans, when and how to apply.

Prep and Pack

Get ready to live on campus! Everything you need to know including what to bring and what not to bring.

Move In Day

Each resident has a move-in day, time and location. Learn more about move in day including how to get to campus.

Info for Residents

Information for residents, like where to park your bike, paying for laundry, campus safety resources and more. 

Communities and dining

Living Learning Community residents

Residential Life

Residential life on campus is all about community. Find information about Living Learning Communities, leadership roles in your hall, fun programs and activities throughout the year and learn more about student jobs.

Residents dining in Local Point

Residential Student Dining

Residents have lots of options for dining. Your dining plan is good at all locations across campus. From residential dining, to caf├ęs, markets and restaurants. Read more!

Amenities for every resident

Area 01

A maker and creative space in Maple Hall

The Mill

Maker space and engineering lab in McCarty Hall

Fitness Center West

A gym in Elm Hall with equipment and classes

Laundry

Available in every building

Leadership

Community programs and leadership training

Free meeting space

Residents can reserve meeting space at no charge

Rick's Café

Student-managed shop featuring $1 ice cream

Free WiFi & Streaming

Husky TV, HBO GO, high-speed connections

What our residents are saying

Student, Estey

“My favorite part about living on campus is the friends I have made over the past two years. They are some of my closest friends now and I am even planning on living with them next year!” 

–Cameron, Sophomore 

Student, Jah lil

“Living on campus gives you a better sense of community. I have friends that don’t live on campus and they don’t feel as connected.”

Jah lil, Sophomore

Student, Lexi

“I like living on campus because HFS offers so many programs to get you involved, like movie nights or crafting. It is way less stressful living on campus.”  

–Lexi, Junior 

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