UW Police

Jurisdiction

Geographical Boundaries

The geographical boundaries of the University of Washington campus are outlined in green on the University of Washington campus map. The University of Washington falls within the city of Seattle. The University of Washington Police Department (UWPD) exercises primary policing responsibility over the grounds of the University of Washington that are part of the University Major Institutional Boundaries (MIB), described as follows:

  • The main campus, to include all University of Washington buildings, common areas, parking areas and roads to the east of 15th Ave NE, south of NE 45th Street, west of Montlake Boulevard NE and north of NE Pacific Street.
  • The east campus, to include all University of Washington buildings, common areas, structures, parking areas and roads to the east of Montlake Boulevard NE, south of NE 45th Street, west of Mary Gates Memorial Drive, north of Union Bay and south of NE 41st Street to the eastern boundary of the Center for Urban Horticulture.
  • The south campus, to include all University of Washington buildings, common areas, parking areas and roads to the east of 15th Ave NE, south of NE Pacific Street, west of Montlake Boulevard NE and north of the Lake Washington Ship Canal.
  • The west campus, to include all University of Washington buildings, common areas and parking areas to the east of 6th Avenue NE (including Benjamin Hall), south of NE 45th Street, west of 15th Ave NE, north of NE Boat Street/NE Pacific Street with the exception of the following premises: College Inn at 1406 NE 40th, LDS Seattle Institute of Religion at 3925 15th Ave NE and Bean & Bagel at 1410 NE 40th. West campus includes the following roadways: Lincoln Way, Cowlitz Road and the NE Campus Parkway common grass median.

Buildings & Areas

The following buildings and parking areas are not located on main campus but are the primary jurisdiction of the UWPD:

  • Cedar Apartments East and West – 1128 NE 41st St.
  • Creative Communications – 3901 7th Ave NE
  • Northlake Building – 814 NE Northlake Place
  • Eagleson Hall – 1417 NE 42nd Street
  • Social Work/Speech and Hearing Bldg – 4101 15th Ave NE
  • Plant Services – 4515 25th Ave NE
  • Benjamin Hall – 670 NE Northlake Place
  • Communications & Computing – 4545 15th Ave NE
  • UW Tower – 4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
  • UW Tower Bldg A – 4328 Brooklyn Ave NE
  • Collegiana Building – 4311 12th Ave NE
  • Roosevelt Commons – 4311 11th Ave NE
  • Roosevelt I Building – 4225 Roosevelt Way NE
  • Roosevelt II Building – 4245 Roosevelt Way NE
  • Parking Areas: H5, W2, W20-23, W40, W44, W45, W46, W51 and N28

The following off-campus housing areas, including all University of Washington buildings, common areas and parking areas are under the UWPD jurisdiction:

  • Blakeley Village – 4747 30th Ave NE
  • Laurel Village – 4200 Mary Gates Memorial Drive
  • 2104 House – 2104 NE 45th Street
  • Nordheim Court – 5000 25th Ave NE
  • Commodore Duchess Apartments – 4009 15th Ave NE

**Please note that the street addresses given are not necessarily the same as the mailing addresses for these buildings.**