Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King CountyWashington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Seattle is known to many as the Emerald City because of its famous, lush evergreen forests and is known for being home to the very first Starbucks. 

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HOUSING

Housing Tips:

  • Flying to Seattle with limited luggage? Visit goodwill in Capitol Hill for buying cheap kitchen and houseware that is in good or brand new shape.

  • Lots of public transportation, do not need to look for places with parking for a car

  • Check Local Facebook groups​​​​​​​

  • Please avoid using Craigslist as it is not very reliable​​   

 

Recommended Neighborhoods:

  • Capitol Hill

  • Queen Anne

  • Lower Queen Anne

  • Ballard

  • Fremont

  • West Seattle

  • Bellevue 

 

PLACES TO FIND HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

Apodments are a dorm style living that is common to Seattle and Portland. It is micro housing and typically the best priced and best location. Most UC students have found Seattle housing from this website

 

TRANSPORTATION

Modes of Transportation

  • Public transportation

    • ​Check to see if your company provides it or pays for it

  • Walk

    • Seattle is extremely walkable 

  • Biking

    • ???​

  • Driving

    • It is not recommended that you drive​

    • Do not need a car in Seattle

Transportation Specific to Seattle

  • Orca Card​​ - to website

    • Light Rail​ $3.50 per ride

    • ​Bus​​​ ($40-50/month with pass)

    • Can buy a card at any station

    • Card costs $5  

      • reloadable

 

ENTERTAINMENT

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Hiking

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Olympia

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Pikes Place Market

MAP OF SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

In this map you will find specific information about housing, entertainment, transportation, and ​landmarks around the city. This map has a lot more information once expanded so be sure to check it out in depth

 CONTACT & ALUMNI NETWORK

Contact

People to contact, who have lived in this city ​​​

Alumni Network 

 

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