February 25, 2006

North of 45th Committee: Report & Recommendations

In February 2006, University of Washington President Mark Emmert appointed a group of interested stakeholders to take a comprehensive look at concerns regarding the neighborhood located north of 45th Street, bordering the University campus. The president’s action was taken in response to long-standing concerns by neighbors, the City of Seattle, and students about uncontrolled parties,… Read More

August 27, 2005

UWPD Incident Prevention Teams

The University created the Incident Prevention Team (IPT) to patrol Greek Row and the adjacent neighborhood of University Park These IPT teams are staffed by two UW Police Department (UWPD) officers and members of the State Liquor Control Board, as needed. Because the area outside of the University of Washington is the Seattle Police Department’s… Read More

August 17, 2005

Husky Neighborhood Cleanup

Husky community clean up

More than 600 cubic yards of extra garbage are typically generated in the University District as students move out for the summer and return in the fall. Much of this garbage gets piled next to dumpsters and other places. In response, the University of Washington has sponsored efforts to keep adjacent neighborhoods clean during these… Read More

April 27, 2005

Wi-Fi Access along University Way

Seattle Wi Fi

The University of Washington partnered with the City of Seattle and University District Chamber of Commerce to provide free Wi-Fi access along the Ave. The goal of this pilot project is to attract customers to local businesses and provide additional incentive to live along the Ave. The University provides internet connectivity through its PNW Gigapop… Read More