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The Library

The UW Tacoma Library provides places, services, programs and technology that support study, inspire intellectual curiosity, facilitate collaboration and engagement, and foster effective discovery and use of information resources for learning, teaching and research. The University of Washington Libraries ranks among the top research libraries in the world. With these vast resources waiting to be unlocked Tacoma Library staff are ready to ensure that each visit to the library whether in person or online advances successful academic, professional and creative accomplishments. There are two Library service desks in the Snoqualmie Building including Circulation/Media and Reference Services. Technology, and group study and presentation spaces are also located in the Snoqualmie Building. The Circulation/Reserves Service desk is located on the 1st floor of the Tioga Library Building. Most of the Tacoma Library collections are located in the Tioga Library Building 1st and 2nd floors.
Location: Snoqualmie, 1st floor, Tioga Library Building, 1st and 2nd floors
LARC contact person: Lauren Pressley;

The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)

The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) is a place where all members of the UW Tacoma community (students, staff, and faculty) can come for feedback, help, and inspiration during their academic and learning careers. Our staff will help clients identify strategies that aid in the development of skills, knowledge, and confidence necessary for academic success.

The TLC provides students academic support in the following areas:

  • writing
  • math
  • science
  • statistics
  • economics
  • accounting
  • Spanish
  • English language learning
  • tech tutoring

Location: Snoqualmie, 2nd floor
LARC contact person: Jennifer Quinn;

The Faculty Resource Center

The Faculty Resource Center is a space and an idea that focuses on collaboration, exploration, conversations, and just-in-time solutions. The Center provides forums and learning communities in support of innovative teaching.
Location: WG 208
LARC contact person: Colleen Carmean:

Office of Research

The Office of Research provides faculty support in the following areas: preparing grant proposals, submitting proposals and managing your award.
Location: WCG 208
LARC contact person: VACANT.

Academic Technologies

Academic Technologies provides faculty support for the innovative use of social, collaborative and communication technologies including Canvas, exploration of e-teaching as well as providing best practices on engaging the new learner. Student support includes support for successful online learning and just-in-time tech tutoring.
Location: WCG 208
LARC contact person: Colleen Carmean; or Darcy Janzen;