Family Housing: Apartment Living

With the convenience of on-campus housing and an exciting community atmosphere, the UW provides housing opportunities for today’s family.

Below are resources for residents and their families that will assist you before you move in and during your stay.

Living in the Apartments

Parking Application

Residents of Stevens Court may obtain parking permits through Transportation Services. Blakeley Village and Laurel Village residents are eligible for one permit per apartment. The permit is included with the Family Housing Agreement and is available at the Blakeley Village Residential Life Office. Residents of Commodore Duchess Apartments and Radford Court may inquire about parking options at their respective leasing offices.

Work Orders

Submit a work order for maintenance needs in the apartment communities.

Getting Wired

Computing and networking resources available to apartment residents.

Sample Agreements

The Family Housing Apartment Agreement is the legal document outlining the relationship between the UW and residents living in Family Housing Apartments, including Community Standards and general expectations. Family Housing Agreement (PDF).

Residential Life Conduct Process

Refer to information about the Conduct Process

Family Housing Electric Service

Blakeley Village and Laurel Village residents are responsible for paying for electric service. Your Seattle City Light account will be set up by a Student Services Representative when you sign your agreement. Contact Seattle City Light if you would like to inquire about assistance programs.


Blakeley Village and Laurel Village apartments can accommodate personally-owned laundry machines, and there are laundry facilities in the Community Center. Stevens Court residents may use on-site laundry facilities.

Building Access and Security

Important information for residents of Stevens Court.

Moving In, Out and Around

Transfer Request

Interested in moving to another unit? Submit an online transfer request form.

Sublicense Information

Eligibility information regarding sublicense opportunities in the apartment communities.

Vacate Procedures

Comprehensive instructions for cleaning and vacating an apartment.