In the event of an emergency, call 911.
On-Campus Call Dial the last five digits of the number.
Hutchinson Hall’s fax machine is located in the Supply Room opposite HUT 107. The incoming fax number is 206-543-8512. Instructions are on the wall aside the machine, and the manual and replacement ink on the shelf that by machine.
Your mail should be addressed to:
Faculty & Staff Mailboxes
Mail for Staff and Faculty is sorted into mailboxes in HUT 122.
Graduate Student Mailboxes
There are mailboxes for graduate students at the east end of the corridor leading to 122.
Mail is picked up and delivered once a day, at approximately 10:30 AM. There are bins in front of the Front Desk in 101 Hutchinson Hall for outgoing mail, which are sorted by type. There is also a bin for mail bearing U.S. postage stamps and a bin for mail bearing UW budget codes (to get barcode labels for budget numbers, see Drama Administrator). If you have questions about sending a letter or package, either through the mail or by express carrier, talk to staff in Hutchinson 101.
Express Mail (FedEx, UPS, Etc.)
Items mailed via Non-USPS Carriers should be addressed to:
A copy machine is located in HUT 122. You can also print to and scan from these machines. You will need a copier code to use these machines.
You need a UWATS number in order to dial long distance on telephones and faxes. To request a UWATS number, contact the Drama Administrator.
Our Departmental Administrator will provide a code for you, as a new employee, to allow you to access the UW Net ID. For more information or to set up a UW email account go to http://uwnetid.washington.edu/newid/
Alternative NetID Accounts
If you have need of another NetID for an individual or a group, please see the options below:
Change in Personal Contact Information
The departmental office needs your current Seattle address and telephone number. Changes in address and telephone number should be given to Office Assistant in HUT 101. You may also change your own address using the Employee Self Service web page, accessible through www.myuw.edu.
The University has specific procedures that cover both the placing of travel reservations and the methods for reimbursement of expenses incurred while traveling. Check with the Drama Administrator before making your plans for specifics pertaining to your situation.
Before you surplus any equipment, please see the main office. All inventory equipment requires special paperwork in order to surplus, and inventory equipment and computers must be accounted for in our department databases.
Purchases for the Department are handled by a variety of Staff members. Please contact Main Desk if you need something purchased on your behalf. Do not purchase anything without prior ok from authorized Staff. The Budget # to be charged must be OK’d by Administrator or General Manager prior to purchase.
Getting to Know Your Surroundings in Drama
Hutchinson Hall (HUT) is the primary building in which the School of Drama is located. The Main office is located in HUT 101, on the west end of the building. Faculty and Staff offices are spread out throughout Hutchinson Hall, as well as the Hughes Penthouse Theatre and the Scene Shop.
In Hutchinson Hall, there are bathroom at the following locations:
There is a bicycle rack on the West end of Hutchinson Hall. Additional bike storage options are listed here: http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/bike/parking
Smoking is prohibited in all university facilities, including but not limited to the following locations:
Smoking is allowed only at these limited designated sites determined by the Director of Environmental Health and Safety:
Keys can be obtained through the Front Desk. Typically keys are needed for Hutchinson Hall, Room 122 (mailboxes), and your personal office (if one is assigned).
Posted building hours for the Hutchinson Hall are:
Access After Building Hours
Students, Staff and Faculty can request key-card access via their Husky Card from the Main Desk (HUT 101) to be approved on an as-needed basis.
There are soda vending machines in HUT 116 and in the hallway outside the Costume Shop (HUT 135). For those more environmentally conscious, there are drinking fountains outside HUT 116, HUT 130, HUT 211, and in the Design Wing.
Lost & Found
All found items should be turned into the Hut 101Front Desk. All items are sent to Campus Lost & Found at end of each quarter.
Faculty/Staff access to computers
Faculty/Staff typically have a computer in the assigned office. If quick access is required to a different computer, a list of student-access computers can be found here (Student computing).
When tickets are available, Staff and Faculty can request two free tickets to any official School of Drama production. Contact Anne Stewart or the external relations officer with specific production name, date/time of the performance, and number of tickets requested.
In addition to the computers available in many of our research labs, there is a Student Computer Lab in room D429. The Student Computer Lab contains six Intel iMac computers, 3 scanners and an HP LaserJet color printer. If these machines are busy, additional computers are available in the Health Sciences Library (3rd floor). See the UW Computing and Comunications web site at http://www.washington.edu/computing for information on computing labs outside the department of Pharmacology.
There are recycling receptacles for paper in most offices. These are to be emptied by the user of the office, into recycling receptacles found inside each of the main entrances of Hutchinson Hall.
The central office (HUT 101) maintains a supply of basic office supplies (including envelopes, pens, transparencies, folders, notebooks, etc.). These are available for use by staff, faculty, and TAs. If you need supplies to be ordered or have questions on existing supplies, please contact Front Desk.
Individual classrooms are available for checkout online. Both Students and Faculty are expected to check out a room if it is to be used outside of scheduled class time.
The Drama Library
There is a Drama Library in HUT 145. This library is run by the University Libraries, and is staffed with people knowledgeable about all things Drama. http://www.lib.washington.edu/Drama/default.html
Food on Campus
There are a number of options for food on campus, including Espresso, Express Markets, Restaurants and Street Food. See http://www.hfs.washington.edu/dining/map/ for details.
There is an illusion of safety in our workplace, yet these are a large, public buildings and strangers are often in the hallways. Thefts in public areas, classrooms, offices and theatres can and do occur at any time.
There is a small faculty/staff-only refrigerator in the mailroom (HUT 122), as well as a full refrigerator in the Design Wing Lounge for Design Students.
The Visitor's Information Center offers information about the University, Seattle and the Puget Sound area. Travel brochures, lists of local events, and other information is available. The center is located at 4014 University Way NE, across from Schmitz Hall (8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday).
Directions to Various Campus Locations
Leave Time Reporting (LTR)
Even though the LTR site is relatively user friendly, it is expected that each staff member attend an LTR training prior to use. Please contact the Department Administrator for more information.
For explanations of benefits that come with your employment, including Insurance, Retirement, Work & Life, Saving and Wellness, see the Benefits & Work/Life Website at
Online Direct Deposit
More information at http://f2.washington.edu/fm/payroll/employees
There is a variety of recreational facilities (pools, racquetball courts, gymnasiums, weight training rooms, tennis courts) available to faculty, students, and staff members. Information regarding facilities and programs can be obtained at the IMA Building.
Temporary Faculty Housing
The University of Washington has a "Visiting Faculty Housing Service," which helps new and visiting faculty to find temporary housing in the Seattle area. The service is free; the office is staffed by volunteers (members of the Faculty Auxiliary). You may e-mail the service directly at email@example.com and they will return to you, by e-mail, a housing request form. The service will then match a list of housing available with your request for housing.
Childcare at UW
If you work at UW and have a child, you have a variety of support options available to you. Please see http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/benefits/worklife/childcare/index.html for more information.
Federal and State Workplace Employee Rights Posters
Federal and State compliance posters are available at the University of Washington to ensure that you have an access to information about your rights under the law.
The School of Drama has emergency plans for most potential issues.
Any accident, injury, or work-related illness, or on-the-job incident which could have caused an injury or illness, must be reported to the employee's supervisor and the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S). This reporting ensures that comprehensive records are maintained, legal requirements are met, and corrective action is initiated to prevent future incidents.
The University of Washington encourages prompt resolution of complaints about the behavior of its employees, as referenced in UW Administrative Policy Statement (APS) 46.3. You may seek resolution assistance regarding behaviors that include but are not restricted to: