Housing Resources for University of Washington Students

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If 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.

Where Should I Live?

Some considerations in comparing on-campus and off-campus housing, as well as long-term homestays.

Temporary Housing

Hotels, hostels, FIUTS homestays, and other options if you need a place to stay for just a few days, including options for places to stay while the residence halls are closed during Winter Break in December.