Regional & Community Relations

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January 19, 2021

COVID-19 testing site opens in UW parking lot E1

A new, free COVID-19 testing site is now available to the public in the University of Washington’s E1 parking lot off Montlake Blvd NE just south of University Village. To schedule a test at the E1 site and view details, click here. Testing location: Montlake Blvd NE & Walla Walla Rd Seattle, WA 98105 (206) 477-3977 UW…


December 23, 2020

TC3 moves to UW for winter quarter 2021

Despite rainy, gray weather this past Saturday and Sunday, UW students, staff and faculty turned out to help residents of Tent City 3 move from Trinity United Methodist Church in Seattle’s Crown Hill neighborhood to their new, three-month home in UW’s W35 parking lot near NE Pacific St. and Brooklyn Ave. In addition to the…


November 16, 2020

UW prepares to welcome back Tent City 3

Homelessness continues to be a crisis in our region as well as the nation. UW students, staff and faculty continue to respond in a variety of ways including by welcoming back Tent City 3 to the Seattle campus for 90 days during winter quarter 2021. UW hosted TC3 for the first time in winter 2017. Tent…


October 30, 2020

Greek Housing COVID-19 Response 

In response to the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Greek housing, the University of Washington has been working with these students, State and local authorities on strategies to reduce case numbers. The Governor’s Office recently issued a proclamation establishing guidelines for higher education housing, including off-campus Greek housing. This proclamation limits the number of people who can share…


September 25, 2020

Move-in time at UW

Around 4,000 students are moving into the residence halls at the University of Washington this week. A number of special precautions are being taken to ensure minimal contact and proper physical distancing during the move-in process. View details and a glimpse of the student experience here: Video: UW students move into residence halls    …



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