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 term/semester immediately following or proceeding the current academic term. 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 Commons is available for housing on a rolling basis throughout the year. After we have received your application with arrival and departure dates, we will confirm space availability for those dates. For summer stays, we typically have availability starting the second week of May until the third week of August. 


There is no application fee and the contract will follow your application, so there is no risk in applying!

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. 


If you are unable to pay the entire rent payment upon arrival, please contact us ahead of your arrival to discuss payment terms and provide a guarantor information. 

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.

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.

Room Type Rate Summer Availability 2019
Triple Room $225 per person, per week Sold out
Double Room $250 per person, per week Sold Out
Double Room w/Kitchenette $300 per person, per week Sold Out
Single Room $350 per person, per week Sold Out
Single w/Kitchenette $400 per person, per week Sold Out
Super Single (double room without a roommate) $450 per person, per week Sold Out
Super Single w/Kitchenette (double kitchenette room without a roommate) $500 per person, per week Sold Out

*call or email to check on spaces with limited availability


If you select a double room and have a roommate that will also be staying at Cornish Commons, you will be able to provide their name in your application so you can be placed together.


If you select a double room and do not have a set roommate, we will assign one to you.