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Chancellor Mark A. Pagano

The University of Washington Tacoma is one of the premier urban-serving universities and one of the fastest-growing public, master's-granting institutions in the nation. We are one of three UW campuses, and are proud to provide access to an excellent UW experience for citizens of the South Sound and beyond.

Whether you are the first in your family to attend college or following a family tradition of higher education, I welcome you to the Tacoma Husky family!


Charting Our Course

What's happening with the Strategic Plan? We're glad you asked. Review 63 initiatives that are moving the plan forward.

Our Values: Access, Excellence, Diversity, Community, Innovation

Photo os Chancellor Pagano talking with students on campus

2019 Summer Soiree

2019 Convocation

Convocation is a UW Tacoma tradition that celebrates our new students and returning students as members of the Husky family and kicks off the start of the school  year.  Meet at the Prairie Line Trail from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. and join us for a free lunch and t-shirt!

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Town Hall

The next Chancellor's Town Hall is Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 9 a.m. in William W. Philip Hall. Everyone is welcome.