warning Our services and staff are available remotely and by phone by contacting the First Year Programs office. The Commuter and Transfer Commons will have its doors locked until further notice. For updates on the University’s response to COVID-19 as well as information for students, please visit www.uw.edu/coronavirus. (updated 4/17/20)

Commuter & Transfer Commons

A dedicated space in the HUB providing services to students who commute or have transferred to the UW.

The Commuter & Transfer Commons (CTC) also arranges events throughout the year to build community among students who live off-campus. See below for upcoming virtual events hosted by the CTC! 

News & upcoming events

Stuck at home due to the shelter in place order? Check out our virtual CTC community on Discord! 


Commuter & Transfer Commons

HUB 141
(206) 616-6326
Instagram: UWFYP

Hours & location

Mon–Thu: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Hours vary during finals week. Closed during holidays, breaks, and summer quarter.

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.

Meet the staff

Get to know our student assistants!

Our Resources


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. Space is big enough to fit a bike helmet and/or motorcycle helmet. Lockers are day-use check out only and are offered on a first-come first-serve basis but commuter and transfer students have priority. HUB offers long-term locker rentals.

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 — check in with the HUB front desk for access. 

Academic Tutoring

Join us for daily tutoring support from CLUE tutoring services. Times and dates are listed and are subject to change. We currently offer CLUE Tutoring for math on Tuesdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m., and physics on Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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 and Tech Rentals

Print your papers before class at our Dawg Prints station. We also have technology rentals such as laptops and phone chargers.

Transfer resources

Commuter resources

Contact us