Othello-UW Commons

Grand Opening


January 17, 2019

University of Washington lands in south end with Othello Commons

University of Washington Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs Ed Taylor, left, hands off Almajest, center, to UW Director of First Year Programs LeAnne Wiles, after taking Almajest to get a cupcake, during the University of Washington’s UW-Othello Commons open house Jan. 16. (Photo: Carolyn Bick)

South Seattle Emerald — A throng of people filled the sleek, modern rooms of the University of Washington’s new Othello hub in the South End, called the Othello-UW Commons, at an open house to celebrate its opening on Jan. 16.


Othello-UW Commons opens a new chapter in our community partnership

With Provost Mark Richards and students Anthoni Duong and Ahlaam Ibrahim at Othello Station, which connects the Othello-UW Commons with UW’s campus

UW President’s Blog — Yesterday marked a wonderful and special moment in our University’s partnership with the South Seattle community as we opened the Othello-UW Commons, writes UW President Ana Mari Cauce.


January 16, 2019

UW opens Othello Commons in Southeast Seattle

A view of the crowd at the Othello-UW Commons grand opening

UW News — The University of Washington today opened the doors to Othello-UW Commons, a new multifunctional partnership space in the heart of Southeast Seattle’s Othello neighborhood.