Project Timeline

Mid-July 2011

Thanks to generous donations and excitement for the project, Husky Athletics had already raised $41 million of the $50 million it is seeking in its fundraising campaign from private donors. The athletic department’s goal is to have $50 million raised by November 2011.

September 3, 2011

Huskies host Eastern Washington to begin the final season at Husky Stadium before renovations begin.

September 24, 2011

California visits for the first game of the new Pacific-12 Conference inside Husky Stadium.

October 2011

Estimated release time for UW’s pricing plans for donor seating at CenturyLink Field during the 2012 home schedule.

November 5, 2011

Finale at Husky Stadium before renovation comes in grand fashion, against defending conference champion and BCS championship participant Oregon.

November 7, 2011

Expected groundbreaking and start date for renovations to Husky Stadium.

November 26, 2011

Apple Cup vs. Washington State, to be played in downtown Seattle at CenturyLink Field, home of the NFL’s Seahawks. That will allow for a jump start on renovations to Husky Stadium, to get the work done in time for the 2013 opener.

Early 2012

While renovations will be in full gear along Montlake Boulevard, season ticket holders will be able to select their seats for the Dawgs’ one full season at CenturyLink Field.

September 1, 2012

Washington hosts San Diego State at CenturyLink Field to begin the 2012 season.

Fall 2012

The home Pac-12 opponents for UW’s lone season playing at Qwest will be Utah, Stanford, USC and Oregon State. Dates for those games will be determined later by the conference.

Early 2013

UW season ticket holders will get the chance to select their seats at the new Husky Stadium, months before the grand reopening, through the Virtual Venue feature.

August 31, 2013

Washington returns to its real home and hosts Boise State in the dedication game to the new, renovated Husky Stadium.