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The University of Washington Tacoma’s Division of Finance & Administration joins together six service units to ensure the sustainability and accountability of physical assets, financial resources and business functions using a student-centric focus for the delivery of our services. The division’s excellence, efficiency and effectiveness in its support responsibilities ensure the campus can focus wholeheartedly on the academic mission.

Whether they are processing budget or grant documents, negotiating contracts, entering payroll data, hiring a new employee, ordering furniture, painting a wall, maintaining HVAC,  lighting or plumbing, or providing event security, our staff realize their essential work enables others to focus on teaching and research. They strive each day to fulfill the divisional mission to “support people who transform communities.” The Division of Finance & Administration is comprised of the following units:



Accounting & Budget

Campus Planning & Retail Services

Campus Safety & Security

Environmental Health & Safety

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Facilities Services

Human Resources

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University of Washington Tacoma (UWT)
Finance & Administration, Carlton Center, CAR 400
tacfinadmin@uw.edu | (253) 692-5660 | Box 358431