COVID-19 Impacts to the HUB
The HUB is open with limited operations as an informal learning space for individual UW community members.

Operations & Services FAQ

Visiting the HUB

Student Events & Activities

For the latest information on UW’s response, visit uw.edu/coronavirus.


Monday – Friday

10:00am – 5:30pm

Saturday – Sunday


Holiday & Revised Hours

Independence Day: July 5, CLOSED
Labor Day: September 6, CLOSED

Available Services

The following services/offices are operating in person. Most HUB offices are available remotely. Please contact individual offices for more information.

Husky Den Food Court

The Husky Den Food Court, including Etc. and Starbucks, are closed until further notice. Review Housing & Food Services’ Service and Operations Updates to find the closest available dining locations on campus, including Microsoft CafeCenter Table, and the Starbucks Coffee Truck.

Prepackaged snacks and drinks are available at HUB Games (Basement) and the vending machines (Ground Floor behind Starbucks/Southwest Dining).

Please contact HFS for more information on service and operations updates.

Directions & Parking

The HUB is located on central campus. Allen Library is to the west, the Communications Building is to the north, and Stevens Way NE runs along the east side of the HUB. Hall Health and the UW Club are located across Stevens Way NE to the east.

Directions to the HUB

The HUB on Google Maps

Bus Service to the HUB

When using Metro Transit, please use “UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON HUB” as the destination. There are a number of bus routes that stop at the Husky Union Building. Review Metro’s Schedules & Maps webpage and select “University District” for details.

Parking near the HUB

All parking on campus for vehicles, buses, or motorcycles, including for HUB visitors and guests, must be arranged in advance with UW Transportation Services or at any one of the gatehouse upon entering campus. Current parking rates and all parking related information can be found on the UW Transportation website.

  • There is no street parking available on the Seattle campus.
  • Free parking begins at noon on Saturdays and ends at 7am on Mondays except where noted.
  • It is the driver’s responsibility to abide by all parking lot signs and posted limitations.
  • Padelford Parking Garage is the nearest parking lot to the HUB.
  • Special event parking, e.g., athletic events, may limit access to certain parking lots near the HUB.
  • Bus parking requires advance approval by UW Transportation Services. Buses are required to park only in designated locations on campus. Submit a Bus Parking Request to UW Transportation Services.
  • Disability parking is available in Lot N-22, just north of the HUB. A valid N-22 parking permit is required in order to park there.
  • Load-In/Out parking spots are available in Lot N-22, just north of the HUB. Those spots require a valid parking permit and are limited to 15 minutes.
  • Parking is NOT allowed in Night Ride or U-Car designated spots in Lot N-22, just north of the HUB.
  • Parking is NOT allowed on the brick pavers or pathways that surround the HUB along the north, south or west sides.
  • Parking is NOT allowed in the HUB Loading Dock.
  • Buses are NOT allowed to drop off or pick up guests in N-22 or the HUB Loading Dock.

PLEASE NOTE: HUB staff do not make parking arrangements and cannot resolve parking citations for visitors, guests, or clients.

Biking to the HUB

The UW campus is very bicycle friendly and the HUB offers bike racks for cyclists to secure their bikes. Bikes are NOT allowed inside the HUB.

HUB Bike Racks

  • HUB North Entrance: 2 Racks – By ASUW Bike Shop and between North Entrance and N-22
  • HUB Southwest Entrance: 1 Rack – Between HUB and Sieg Hall
  • HUB South: 1 Rack by Bus Stop

HUB Bike House

Bike House rentals are managed by UW Transportation Services Bike Parking.

  • HUB Loading Dock – North

HUB Loading Dock

The HUB loading dock is located on the east side of the HUB along Stevens Way NE. The dock can accommodate up to 2 semi-trucks (back-in parking) or 4 delivery trucks in separate bays. The loading dock is NOT a parking lot.

Floor Plans

The HUB has a number of offices, services, meeting rooms, and event spaces throughout the six floors that comprise the HUB. Below are both maps and downloadable pdfs of each floor denoting all spaces.

HUB Floor Plan Gallery

HUB Floor Plan PDFs

Video Tours

3rd Floor2nd Floor1st FloorBasementSub-Basement

HUB Tour: Third Floor

HUB Tour: Second Floor

HUB Tour: First Floor

HUB Tour: Basement Floor

HUB Tour: Sub-Basement Floor