en English

Programs & Services

Serving the U District

The U District Partnership (UDP) is the primary place management organization for Seattle’s University District that serves all who work in, live in, and visit Seattle’s University District. UDP’s programs continue to evolve with the neighborhood and are centered in the following core areas: Clean & Safe, Economic Development, Urban Vitality, Marketing & Events, and Homeless Outreach.


A key to a thriving business district is a clean and well-maintained environment. Through the use of private contractors and full-time staff members, UDP provides district-wide regular and professional cleaning services.

Learn More


A healthy and vibrant neighborhood must first and foremost be a safe place for all and UDP is committed to creating a safe environment in the U District for all through our programs and safety ambassadors.

Learn More

Homeless Outreach

UDP works with the REACH program to provide full-time outreach in the U District–building relationships with members of our community who are currently unhoused, connecting them to available services and support.

Learn More

Economic Development

The U District is one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in the region. Learn more about what our neighborhood has to offer your business, services and networking opportunities, grant and funding resources, and more available from UDP.

Learn More


One of the benefits of doing business in the U District is being a part of the larger story of what makes this neighborhood so unique. UDP Marketing helps spread the word about the district through major campaigns, promotions, events, and communications.

Learn More

Public Realm & Planning

Through service, leadership, and advocacy, UDP is fostering urban vitality for all who live, work, and play in the U District. 

Learn More

Festivals & Events

The U District Partnership produces a variety of annual events and festivals to promote the unique arts, culture and food in the U District–including the U District Street Fair.

Learn More

Research & Reports

Dig into the numbers behind the stories about this amazing neighborhood–reports on storefront facades, arts and culture landscapes, outdoor dining, and more are here for your reference.

Learn More