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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 email ctcuw@uw.edu 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, Tuesdays, 11:00-2:00pm; Physics, Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00pm; and Chemistry, Thursdays, 10:00-1:00pm.

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 email ctcuw@uw.edu 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, Tuesdays, 11:00-2:00pm; Physics, Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00pm; and Chemistry, Thursdays, 10:00-1:00pm.

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

Hannah Kreutz

Graduate Student, M.Ed. Leadership in Higher Education
Commuting from: Marysville
ADVICE FOR STUDENTS: Take advantage of all the opportunities and resources that UW has and don't be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone, you never know what opportunity will peak your interest! Also, have fun - your college experience is truly a special time in your life, make the most of it!

Hannah
Kreutz

Manpreet Riar

Senior, Communication
Commuting from: Federal Way
ADVICE FOR STUDENTS: My advice would be to take advantage of all the clubs and programs on campus. There are so many ways to connect with others at UW, not just though resident hall life.

Manpreet
Riar

Almodine Thompson

Senior, European Studies
Commuting from: U-District
ADVICE FOR STUDENTS: I would advise students to get involved with every club, volunteer opportunity, or area of study that sounds even remotely interesting. It pays off to try new things in college, and you can always drop things later.

Almodine
Thompson

Dustine Bowker

Junior, Law, Societies, and Justice
Commuting from: Maple Leaf
ADVICE FOR STUDENTS: Try not to overload yourself when it comes to scheduling classes and extracurricular activities. While getting involved will help you maximize your overall experience at UW, both in and out of the classroom, it should never come at the cost of over stressing yourself, especially in the long-run.

Dustine
Bowker

Fabrizio Delgado

Junior, Microbiology & a minor in Spanish
Commuting from: U-District
ADVICE FOR STUDENTS: The one piece of advice, I would give to all students is to stay on top of your school work and get to know your professor. Office hours are your friend!

Fabrizio
Delgado

Jessyln Freeman

Senior, Early Childhood & Family Studies
Commuting from: Mukilteo

Jessyln
Freeman

Lyris Tudhope-Locklear

Senior, Psychology
Commuting from: U-District

Lyris
Tudhope-Locklear

Tremaine Ng

Junior, 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–7pm, 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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