Welcome to Alder Hall

Alder Hall is home to District Market, which includes Husky Grind, a full café, Alder Commons, and an auditorium for events and programs.



An open-air space at the center of Alder Hall, the building's patio is a place to get some fresh air and sun.

Alder Hall patio

Community Kitchen

Whether it's a dinner for two or for a bunch of your friends, the shared kitchen in Alder Hall is a great place to cook a meal.

Alder Kitchen

Floor Lounges

Each of the floors in Alder Hall has a lounge where residents can hang out, watch TV or play games with their floor neighbors.

Alder lounge

Central Lounge

The Alder Hall main lounge, located on the ground floor, is a place where residents can meet up with guests or friends from other floors.

Student sitting in lounge

Double Room

The majority of rooms in Alder Hall are double rooms and are furnished with configurable furniture.

Alder Bedroom


Each room has a private bathroom with a shower.

Alder bathroom

Alder Commons

Alder Commons has meeting rooms, an auditorium and a foyer reservable by UW residence hall students.

Alder Commons

District Market

Located in Alder Hall, District Market offers fresh produce, grab-and-go items, groceries and a Husky Grind coffee shop.

District Market Entryway

Local Coffee Shop

Grab a specialty coffee or espresso and a tasty pastry at the Husky Grind at District Market.

Husky Grind at District Market

Alder Hall double - Small

Typical Double Room with Bath

Alder Hall triple - Small

Typical Triple Room with Bath

Not all room types are represented in these diagrams

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    Alder Hall

    Alder Hall features spacious rooms with private bathrooms, configurable furniture and plenty of windows to let in natural light.

    Alder is home to the District Market which includes Husky Grind, a full café as well as Alder Commons, an auditorium for events and programs.  


    • Individual and group study areas plus music practice rooms
    • Wi-Fi and Ethernet ports
    • Large-screen TV lounge
    • A market with fresh produce and ready-made foods
    • Access to the Fitness Center West in Elm Hall

    Resident Director

    Lorenzo Sanders
    Phone: 206-543-3903
    Email: ls63@uw.edu

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    Room Types

    Triples, Doubles, Studios

    Mailing Address

    Resident Name
    1315 NE Campus Parkway ### (room number)
    Seattle, WA  98105

    Contact Us

    Student Services
    Phone: 206-543-4059
    Email: hfsinfo@uw.edu