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Facilities / Maintenance

BE Building Hours

Architecture Hall

  • Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – 9:30 pm
  • Friday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Special events as required.
  • Closed on holidays.

Gould Hall & Architecture Library

  • Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday – Sunday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Basement and Digital Commons is restricted access: faculty, staff, students & their visitors only.
  • Special events as required.
  • Closed on holidays.

The Northeast door (facing 40th Ave NE) & Southwest (ADA) door facing University Way NE are open during all Gould building hours. All other entrances open public hours only.

Public Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Access to building outside of public hours restricted to UW faculty, staff & students. Building use permits required for access outside public hours.

The Buzz Coffee Shops

We proudly serve Tully's Coffee, Essential Baking Company, Mighty-O-Donuts and Gretchen's sandwiches and salads. All proceeds from The Buzz support CBE scholarships.

Architecture Hall, 2nd Floor, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Gould Hall, Court, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Closed summer quarter, University holidays and academic breaks

CAAMS Building Access

Architecture & Gould Halls both utilize the CAAMS monitoring system. Outside building hours, entry is restricted to BE students with CAAMS access. Architecture Hall is limited to students with studios in Architecture Hall or students with ArchNet accounts.

BE students will be programmed into CAAMS each quarter. Should you find that you do not have the access you need, Should you lose your Husky Card obtain a replacement card through the Husky Card Office. Your new card will automatically be active the next business day.

Outside of normal business hours, CAAMS support is available for emergencies only. Please call the University of Washington Police Department phone line at 206-685-8973 (UWPD).


Students should report any maintenance & custodial concerns to their instructor or department who will forward the information to the Building Coordinator. Faculty & staff can directly report all issues to the Building Coordinator. To ensure prompt response, all issues, regardless of room ownership (BE, Classroom Support Services rooms or Architecture Library) may be reported.

If there is an emergency facility or custodial situation after hours please contact UW Facilities directly at 206/685-1411. Custodial Services provides clean-up and restoration in response to emergency situations resulting from fire, flood, or vandalism 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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