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How to apply (Transfer Admission)

If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, contact us.

Checking the status of your application

Your UW NetID gives you access to MyUW, a web portal that you can use to view your current application information, see what the status of your application is, and submit corrections or changes to your personal contact information.

What You Need To Do Next:

Have your UW online application username and password ready (the username and password you used recently to apply online). You will need them to create your official UW account.

Go to to create the UW NetID

Forgot your online application username or password? Here’s a link back to our online application form which is managed by CollegeNet:

Also, if you are offered admission, access to MyUW will be required in order to:

  • Apply for housing
  • View your financial aid status
  • Register for your advising and orientation session
  • Register for classes
  • Access many other UW personal services

Disability Support
The University of Washington Tacoma is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations in the application process, please contact Disability Support Services at 253-692-4522 (voice), 253-692-4413 (TTY), 253-692-4602 (FAX) or

Campus Crime Statistics
As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, applicants are entitled to request and receive a copy of the Annual Security Report of the University of Washington Tacoma. All security reports for the University of Washington Tacoma are available online.

Nondiscrimination Policy
The University of Washington Tacoma reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran. This policy applies to all programs and facilities, including, but not limited to, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action. Discrimination is prohibited by Presidential Executive Order 11246 as amended, Washington State Gubernatorial Executive Orders 89-01 and 93-07, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Washington State Law Against Discrimination RCW 49.60, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, State of Washington Gender Equity in Higher Education Act of 1989, sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 as amended, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1972 as amended, other federal and state statutes, regulations and University policy.