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Dempsey Hall at a Glance

Dempsey Hall At A Glance

In the fall of 2012, the Foster School’s new $42-million home addition opened on time and under budget for its grand opening and naming dedication this fall. Dempsey Hall serves as headquarters for the dean’s office, full-time and evening MBA and undergraduate program offices, the Arthur W. Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, MBA and undergrad career centers as well as classrooms and an executive forum.

Sky bridges and underground walkways connect Dempsey Hall, PACCAR Hall, the Foster Business  Library and the Bank of America Executive Education Building, creating a seamless Foster campus within University of Washington’s Seattle campus.

Size 65,000 gross square feet | five stories

Exterior Brick and glass

Interior Learning Space

  • Two 85-seat, U-shaped tiered classrooms
  • Four 50-seat, U-shaped tiered classrooms
  • Two 40-seat flat classroom
  • One 30-seat flat classrooms
  • Five student Team Rooms

Interior Program Space & Features

  • Dean’s Office Suite
  • Graduate Programs Office Suite
  • Undergraduate Programs Office Suite
  • Two conference rooms
  • Career Center Offices for Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Large two story high meeting and dining room seating over 300
  • Arthur W. Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship Office Suite
  • Creation Lab and support spaces
  • Enhanced technological capabilities such as Web-linked digital monitors and distance conferencing capabilities
  • Direct entry to PACCAR Hall to Foster Library

Sustainability + Design
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver level certification

Architect  LMN Architects     |     Contractor  Sellen Construction