Reserve a space

Othello-UW Commons is a learning and collaboration space for community partners, faculty, staff and students.   

Host your event at the Othello-UW Commons! Rooms may be reserved by UW-affiliated organizations and community partners.

Othello-UW Commons is transitioing into a new system for reserving our space! If you're a community or a campus partner interested in hosting an event at the Commons, please email us at Check out the information below to see the 3-step reservation process.

How to Reserve

  1. Email to set up an informational 20-minute meeting.
  2. Get a link after the interview to a form to fill out all the logisitic details of your event and a user agreement form that needs to be signed and emailed back to us.
  3. Recieve a confirmation calendar invite for your event(s)!

After this 3-step process, for future reservations just send us an email with your requested date and time!

*If you are a first time user, please plan to contact us at least 1 month in advance of your requested date.

Please email with any questions. Thank you!

For UW Students

Study Hours (& Co-Working Hours) for students for Winter 2024 are every Thursday from 9:00AM to 8:00PM.

If you can't make it to Study Hours, don't worry! Feel free to reach out via email, phone, or IG about coming in if you just need a space to study or take your online class! Our hours and staffing vary depending on the reservations, but we're happy to have you if we're on site!

Follow us on Instagram (@othellouwcommons) for the most recent schedule updates. You can also call us at 206-685-3023 or email us at

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)