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UW Bothell Update

Construction will soon begin on a long-awaited $62 million science and academic building. The 74,000-square-foot energy efficient building, known as UW-3, will provide the classroom, science lab and meeting space essential to expanding offerings. UW-3 will increase UW Bothell’s approximately 3,400 (FTE) students up to 4,400 or more.

UW Bothell has also entered into a long-term lease for a 30,000- square-foot building adjacent to campus, which allows an additional 500 (FTE) or more students bringing the total to nearly 5,000 (FTE) students.

Two UW Bothell programs became academic schools. The former business program is now the School of Business, and the former interdisciplinary arts and sciences program is now the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

The Sarah Simonds Green Conservatory and the Sports Field and Recreation Complex are two additional projects planned for the UW Bothell campus. The conservatory was made possible through a generous gift from the late Gordon Charles Green.

2 Responses to UW Bothell Update

  1. Merrie says:

    I feel that this ballfield does not reflect the wishes of the students. Why do we have all of these environmental programs and then rip out a restored wetland?

    • Laura says:

      Hi Merrie, thanks for your comment. I’m writing from the Advancement office at UW Bothell. We share your concerns for the wetland and we are going to great lengths to make sure the wetland is not affected by the sports field construction. You might be interested to know that a sports complex was among the top items requested by our student body a few years ago. The project is being fully funded by student fees and there is much excitement building on campus as we prepare to open the facility.

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