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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 - Summer hours may be limited)

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Meet with an admissions advisor

To schedule a one on one admissions advising appointment please call 253-692-4742.

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.  Click on the event title below to learn more and register!

Freshman Preview Day
Friday, October 24, 2014


Upcoming transfer student events--mark your calendars!

Friday, December 19th           Explore! Nursing

Friday, January 9th                Explore! Communication, the Arts, and Politics

Friday, January 23th              Explore! Human and Natural Sciences

Friday, January 30th              Explore! Urban Studies

Friday, February 6th              Explore! Social Welfare and Criminal Justice

Friday, February 20th            Explore! Business & Healthcare Leadership

Friday, February 27th            Explore! Institute of Technology

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

Download the map and directions