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Visit campus

A visit to UW Tacoma is the best way for you to determine if we’re the school for you. We offer a variety of visit experiences to best fit your interests. You can join us for a campus tour, meet with an admissions advisor, bring a group of students, or participate in one of our open-house style events.

We hope you’ll join us to get a feel for our campus atmosphere and learn about the greatness happening at UW Tacoma everyday. Come see what’s beyond the brick buildings; come see how UW Tacoma can be a part of your future.

Daily visits

Campus Tour

Join us to learn about the UW Tacoma student experience by taking a student-led campus tour. Hear the story of your tour guide’s favorite class, see the ghost signs, experience a library located in a historical power plant. There is no better way to learn what this truly urban campus is all about!

Monday - Friday from 3 - 4 p.m.
(Note: Tours are not offered on national holidays)

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Transfer Tuesdays  


Visit campus to learn more about UW Tacoma. Sessions include the transfer admissions process, degrees and majors offered, general information and a campus tour. Offered most Tuesdays to all prospective transfer students. 


Meet with an admissions advisor

To schedule a one on one admissions advising appointment please call 253-692-4742.  Appointments can be made between 9:00am and 4:00pm on Monday through Friday.

Group visits

UWT is happy to welcome your group to campus. We offer a variety of experiences for students based on request and availability. Group visits are offered Monday-Friday, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for groups of 15-60 students. We ask that your visit request be made at least 4 weeks in advance.

Special events

Join us for a special campus event this year. Whether you are just starting your college search, or have already been admitted, our programs and events are designed for you. Preview, a program build for current high school students, is held each October. Registration will open early September. Our Explore! UWT events for transfer students take place during January and February. Look for registration to open in December.

Admitted Student Day 

If you've been admitted to UW Tacoma, CONGRATULATIONS! Now is your opportunity to see yourself as a student here. Connect with other prospective and current students, and learn the next steps to enroll. Join us on April 16th, 2016. 

REGISTER for Admitted Student Day! 


Directions to the Office of Admissions

The UW Tacoma campus is located in downtown Tacoma right off I-5 at exit 133. The Office of Admissions is located in the Mattress Factory building, Room 251. For the most accurate navigation directions, use the address "1953 C Street, Tacoma, WA."  Feel free to call our front desk for more detailed directions at 253.692.4742

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