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Everything you ever wanted to know about on and off-campus housing for international students at the University of Washington.

seattleIf you haven't started researching housing in Seattle, now is a good time to do so. There are many options, both on and off campus. Some students choose to rent rooms or apartments around the University District, while others prefer to live in nearby neighborhood.

If you wish to live on campus, it is important to apply very early, and if you choose to live off campus, you will need to start researching your options before you arrive. The links below can help you to choose between housing options and learn what you need to do in order to confirm your housing arrangement in Seattle.

On-Campus vs. Off-Campus Housing

Some considerations in comparing on-campus and off-campus housing.

On-Campus & Campus-Affiliated Housing

Information about on-campus housing options at the University of Washington.

Off-Campus Housing

Information about living off-campus in a house or apartment.


Explore the option of living with a host family during all or part of your time in Seattle.

Temporary Housing

Hotels, hostels, and other options if you need a place to stay for just a few days.

Winter Break Housing Options

Places to stay if your residence hall is closed during Winter Break.

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