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Commuting to campus?

Let us be your home in the HUB!

The Commuter & Transfer Commons (CTC) provides a dedicated space and a variety of services for commuting students. We also arrange events throughout the year to build a strong community among students who live off-campus. Check back regularly for information on upcoming events.

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Kitchenette

Keep your lunch cold or heat it up in our kitchenette! For day-use, we have a fridge, microwaves, hot water dispenser and toaster!

Day Use Lockers

Store your heavy books and backpack in our lockers. Our storage units are big enough to fit a bike helmet and/or motorcycle helmet. Lockers are day-use check out only and are typically full by 10:30am, but a few open up throughout the day. All of our lockers are offered on a first-come first serve basis but Commuter & Transfer students have priority.

Changing Room & Lactation Station

This private room has a chair, table, mini-fridge, soft lighting, a hand-washing station, and power adapters. The station provides a clean and private alternative to using a bathroom or other public space. Use of this space is possible on days when the CTC is closed, if this need arises, please call First Year Programs (206.543.4905) to communicate with someone about making arrangements.

Academic Tutoring & Advising

Join us for daily tutoring support from CLUE tutoring services and academic advising from Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Times and dates are listed and are subject to change. Our current CLUE Tutoring offerings are: Math, Mondays, 2:00-5:00pm; and Physics, Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00pm.

Study Area

Need a place to study? Join us in our study area where you can use the large mobile white boards for problem solving or group work.

Dawg Prints

Print your papers before class at our printer station. Learn more about Dawg Prints and other printer locations.

Kitchenette

Keep your lunch cold or heat it up in our kitchenette! For day-use, we have a fridge, microwaves, hot water dispenser and toaster!

Day Use Lockers

Store your heavy books and backpack in our lockers. Our storage units are big enough to fit a bike helmet and/or motorcycle helmet. Lockers are day-use check out only and are typically full by 10:30am, but a few open up throughout the day. All of our lockers are offered on a first-come first serve basis but Commuter & Transfer students have priority.

Changing Room & Lactation Station

This private room has a chair, table, mini-fridge, soft lighting, a hand-washing station, and power adapters. The station provides a clean and private alternative to using a bathroom or other public space. Use of this space is possible on days when the CTC is closed, if this need arises, please call First Year Programs (206.543.4905) to communicate with someone about making arrangements.

Academic Tutoring & Advising

Join us for daily tutoring support from CLUE tutoring services and academic advising from Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Times and dates are listed and are subject to change. Our current CLUE Tutoring offerings are: Math, Mondays, 2:00-5:00pm; and Physics, Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00pm.

Study Area

Need a place to study? Join us in our study area where you can use the large mobile white boards for problem solving or group work.

Dawg Prints

Print your papers before class at our printer station. Learn more about Dawg Prints and other printer locations.

Meet The Staff

Laura Yañez

Graduate Student (Seattle University), Student Development Administration
Commuting from: Tacoma
Preferred pronouns: They/Them/Theirs
Advice for students: Get involved! (clubs and organizations, internships, volunteer opportunities) Apply for scholarships Take advantage of many UW resources (guest speakers, clubs, study abroad,leadership opportunities e.t.c)

Laura
Yañez

Emma Yamamoto

Junior, International Studies
Commuting from: Bothell
Preferred pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Advice for students: start each day with a blank slate and don't let one bad test or exam get you down, you are more capable than you think

Emma
Yamamoto

Angel Chen

Senior, Economics and Mathematics
Commuting from: 5 min walk away from campus
Preferred pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Advice for students: Study smart and study hard, then play hard. Love what you do and do what you love, find your passion

Angel
Chen

Dustine Bowker

Senior, Law, Societies, and Justice
Commuting from: Maple Leaf
Preferred pronouns: He/Him/His
Advice for students: Don't try to spread yourself too thin when it comes to scheduling classes and other activities. It's important to make some time for self-care and relaxation, too!

Dustine
Bowker

Leah McFarland-Bennett

Junior, Law, Society and Justice
Commuting from: Greenlake
Preferred pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Advice for students: You may not like all of your classes most likely the gen. ed. but you have to just put your head down and do the work. Once your in your major and field of study you (hopefully) enjoy your classes more.

Leah
McFarland-Bennett

Sarah Barsion

Junior, Classics and History
Commuting from: Ravenna
Preferred pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Advice for students: Get a planner and use it daily! Effective time management can make or break your academic experience.

Sarah
Barsion

Tremaine Ng

Senior, Electrical Engineering
Commuting from: Bothell
Advice for students: Make sure to sleep plenty and take short breaks when studying! Even though you might want to power through your work, sometimes you can be a lot more productive after a bit of rest.

Tremaine
Ng

Hours & Location

The Commuter & Transfer Commons (CTC) is open Monday through Thursday from 8am–6pm, and on Friday from 8am–5pm. We are closed on weekends, observed holidays, and during Winter and Spring Break. There will be limited hours during Finals Week.

Find us in Room 141 of the Husky Union Building. We are on the southwest side of the HUB, past the Lyceum on the 1st floor.

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