Welcome to Hansee Hall

Built in the 1930s, Hansee Hall features striking Tudor architecture and beautiful common areas.

Hansee exterior

Unique Character

Architectural details like this window garner Hansee Hall the nickname The Harry Potter House.

Window details at Hansee

Events at Hansee Hall

An annual haunted house and a semiformal ball are open to all residence hall students at the UW. 

Hansee roommates


The bedrooms in Hansee Hall feature unique architecture and are fully furnished.

Hansee bedroom


Are you musically inclined? Students can practice at the grand piano in one of the lounge coves.

Hansee piano

Unique Architecture

A narrow corridor connects Austin, Blaine, Leary and McKee, the four wings of Hansee Hall.

Hansee corridore


The lounges in Hansee Hall are great places to study or relax with friends.

Students hanging out in the Hansee lounge

Hansee Hall single - Small

Typical Single Room Diagram

Not all room types are represented here

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    Hansee Hall

    Striking Tudor architecture and beautiful common areas. Hansee is warm, welcoming and located on north campus near the University Village. Built in the 1930s, Hansee is the oldest residence hall on campus.


    • Beautiful Tudor architecture
    • 24-hour quiet hall
    • Ethernet access in every room
    • A cozy lounge with a large-screen TV
    • Grand pianos and fireplaces

    Resident Director

    Sammie Costa
    Phone: 206-685-1738
    Email: samjc@uw.edu





    Room Types

    Singles, Three- and Four-person Suites

    For USPS letters and packages:

    Resident Name
    Hansee Hall, Wing Name
    Box 44### (room number)
    Seattle, WA  98195-0044

    If actual street address is required by shipper (FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc.):

    Resident Name
    Hansee Hall, Wing Name, Room ###
    4000 15th Avenue NE
    Seattle, WA  98195-4470

    Contact Us

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