Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research Project

Guide to Seattle for NMSU Faculty and Students

We look forward to welcoming you to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the beautiful city of Seattle. If we can be of any assistance to you, please contact Jennifer Anderson or (206) 667-7480.

Please click on the links below for additional information.

Accommodations for Students:

University of Washington Housing is available for NMSU students at the University of Washington's Stevens Court residence hall during a summer research internship at Fred Hutchinson. Stevens Court has clusters of four single-occupancy bedrooms that surround a living room, kitchen, and bathroom. The cost is approximately $1300 for the nine-week internship period. A quarterly pass for regional Metro transportation (buses) may be purchased for $30.00. Additionally, a free shuttle between the University of Washington and the Hutchinson Center operates several times per hour, Monday through Friday and is within a short walk of Stevens Court.

Accommodations for Faculty:

First Hill Apartments 400 - 10th Avenue, (206) 621-9229. Furnished studio and one bedroom apartments. The FHCRC rate is $70 to $129 per night (plus tax) depending on the apartment size. Complimentary van service to and from Fred Hutchinson is available from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cancer patients who are undergoing medical treatment often reside at First Hill Apartments.

Marriott Residence Inn, Lake Union  800 Fairview Avenue North, (206) 624-6000. Located next to the FHCRC main campus. The FHCRC rate is $184 per night (plus tax) for a one bedroom suite. This includes a complimentary continental breakfast buffet and van service. Toll-free reservation line: (800) 331-3131.

Silver Cloud Inn, Lake Union  1150 Fairview Avenue North, (206) 447-9500. Located next to the FHCRC main campus.The FHCRC rate is $130 per night (plus tax) for single or double occupancy, and includes a complimentary continental breakfast and van service. Toll-free reservation line: (800) 330-5812.

Courtyard Marriott, Lake Union, 925 Westlake Avenue North, (206) 213-0100. Located across the lake from the FHCRC's Public Health Sciences Division. The FHCRC rate is $164 per night (plus tax), depending on the time of year. The hotel offers free in-room high-speed internet access, Wi-Fi internet connection and parking. Toll-free reservation line: (888) 287-9400.

Maps:

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center campus

Maps and Photographs of Seattle

University of Washington campus

News:

News & Publications at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

The Seattle Times

DISCLAIMER: The above information is solely for the purpose of assisting NMSU faculty and students with getting to know Seattle. We do not endorse these services or products.

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