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Welcome to the University of Washington Tacoma!

This page is designed to help new faculty make a smooth transition into their new appointments and the UW Tacoma community.

Please use the resources you find here to learn about housing options, benefits, and more. 

If you require further assistance regarding your appointment please contact Academic Human Resources. 



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Guiding Documents and Reports

Unit Bylaws

Resources for New Faculty

About UW Tacoma

  • Learn about the UW system and our students, learning community, location and campus.
  • About UW Tacoma

Downtown Neighborhood

Equity & Diversity

  • The Office of Equity and Inclusion was created to help cultivate an institutional vision and commitment to diversity while ensuring an equitable environment for all members of the UW Tacoma community.
  • Center for Equity & Inclusion


Inclement Weather

  • Check the campus’s current status due to inclement weather. Find out what to do if classes are missed along with other additional safety information.
  • Inclement Weather



Mission, Value and Vision

Ombud Office

Safety and Security Office


  • We are committed to a thriving local economy and social responsibility that, together, lead to quality of life now and for future generations.
  • Sustainability


  • Whether you take the bus, ride your bike, carpool, walk, take the train, or use a park and ride,  UW Tacoma is the place to be.
  • See information for all those options here.
    Note that part-time faculty are not eligible for the U-Pass (the UW bus pass)


  • Discover what life is like at UW Tacoma. Campus is located in the heart of downtown. The city and the campus equally shape each other.
  • Watch our YouTube channel for a real-life look and feel of UW Tacoma.

For futher questions, please ask your unit/school. Directory of all units and employees at UW Tacoma