Phones

Emergency phone locations

Blue emergency phones are located outdoors in several locations across campus.  For more information, view the emergency resources map.

Other phone resources

Cell phones and devices

The University of Washington has negotiated special discounts and benefits with both AT&T and T-Mobile. These discounts range from 10% - 15% for students, and are available to employees of the university and affiliated organizations (see affiliates list). Other vendors may also offer discounts. Please visit Cell Phones and Devices for more information.

Campus phone service requests

If you need information or need to request service on a UW Tacoma campus telephone, please send a email to tachelp@uw.edu

Please include the following information in your email:

  • Building and room number where the phone is located
  • Phone number involved
  • Your contact information

Phone and voicemail setup

Phone and voicemail setup and usage information can be found at the following location.

Cell phones and devices

The University of Washington has negotiated special discounts and benefits with both AT&T and T-Mobile. These discounts range from 15% - 18% for employees, and are available to employees of the university and affiliated organizations (see affiliates list). Other vendors may also offer discounts. Please visit Cell Phones and Devices for more information.

Long distance authorization

The UW Information Technology Service Center provides long distance telephone service to campus departments and offices, as well as to the UWMC, through the UWATS long distance system. This system provides detailed call accounting to departments, and long distance toll savings to the university.

To use UWATS from campus, you must have an unrestricted or semi-restricted telephone, as well as a UWATS authorization code.

Ordering UWATS and Direct Dial Service: UWATS and Direct Dial Authorizations can be created and managed by departmental budget coordinators using the Long Distance Services Application.