Regional & Community Relations

June 1, 2018

2018 Annual Report on the 2003 University of Washington Master Plan, Seattle Campus

Linked below is the University of Washington’s 2003 Seattle Campus Master Plan Annual Report covering the period from January 1 through December 31, 2017. This report is required by the City University Agreement (Ordinance 121193) and is sent to the City Council, CUCAC and SDCI for review.

2018 Annual Report on the 2003 University of Washington Master Plan, Seattle Campus

During the reporting period, the University slightly decreased the amount of leased space in the University District Northwest Urban Center Village (UDNUCV) by 2,379 square feet, bringing the total leased space in this area to 306,839 square feet. The total number of UW employees in this area increased slightly to 3,867 people with 1,319 of these working in leased space. Total leased space in the City of Seattle was 1,451,712 square feet.

The University continued to participate in the University District Partnership by contributing staff time and money to help maintain the organization. The University also worked with neighbors and students to improve the North of 45th area. This work included UWPD patrols, safety walks, newsletters, food/sock drives and neighborhood cleanups. The University also started the Doorway Project in partnership with community-based non-profits to increase service capacity though student placements and, in the long-term, establish a U District services center specifically for young people experiencing homelessness.