Conditions of Occupancy: Cornish Commons is located on the campus of Cornish College of the Arts. Housing is only available to individuals that were enrolled at an accredited college or university during spring term/semester 2018 or will be enrolled for fall term/semester 2018. You do not need to be enrolled at Cornish College of the Arts. As part of the application process, you will have to provide a .edu email address as verification that you are a student at a college or university.
Availability: Cornish College of the Arts is a semester school, with students leaving at the beginning of May and returning at the end of August. As such, we only have availability for summer internship housing from May 13-Aug 19 each year. Otherwise, our rooms are filled with students for the academic year.
Contract: Once we have received and processed your application, we will send a contract for you to sign. You should expect the contract about five (5) business days after submitting your application.
Rent Payment: The rent payment for your entire stay is due before you check-in to your room. We will calculate your rent based on the dates you provide and room type you select in your application, and send an invoice for payment. We have a strict no pay, no key policy at check-in.
Room Furnishings: Your room comes furnished with a bed frame, extra long twin mattress, chair, desk and dresser. It does not include linens. If you need linens or other room items, there is a Target and a Bed, Bath & Beyond all within walking distance of Cornish Commons.
Roommates: You only have the option for a double or triple room if you are applying for housing with a roommate(s). We do not offer roommate matching or pairing, it is your responsibility. If you select a double room and do not have a roommate you are planning to live with, you will be charged for a super single room.
Parking/Transportation: We do not have onsite parking. However, we are centrally located in downtown Seattle with easy access to the SoundTransit system with includes buses, Link light rail, streetcars, and the Washington State Ferry system. If you do want to bring a vehicle, parking in a downtown garage will cost about $200 a month. We have several parking garages near Cornish Commons.