Office of Student Financial Aid

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Friday December 18th: Phone Hours 10am-2pm

Monday – Wednesday, December 21st-23rd: Phone Hours 12pm-3:30pm

Thursday December 24th: Phone Hours 10am-12pm

Friday December 25th: Office Closed

Monday - Wednesday, December 28th – 30th: Regular Phone Hours (10am-4pm)

Thursday December 31st: Phone Hours 10am-12pm

Friday January 1st: Office Closed

What's new?

The University of Washington Tacoma is currently following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the State of Washington's guidelines concerning COVID-19. The Office of Student Financial Aid will have no public access permitted, so we strongly encourage students, prospective students, and families to contact the Office of Financial Aid either via phone or email. At this time our office is recommending students:

  • Use our virtual services (live chat, email, and phone) during our posted office hours.
  • Submit all documents electronically using the Secure Document Uploader (linked below) or use the electronic DocuSign forms that can be found on our webpage under Financial Aid Forms.

Submitting Financial Aid Documents

Use the Secure Document Upload Portal (SDUP) to securely submit your financial aid verification documents.

secure document upload portal

Google Chrome is the preferred browser. If you are using a non-Google Chrome browser and need technical assistance, please contact TACHelp at 253-692-4357

*COVID-19 NOTICE: Unfortunately for health reasons we are unable to accept verification documents via traditional mail or by fax as our access to campus is limited.

Priority Application Date: Complete your 2021-2022 FAFSA/ WASFA Application by January 15th 2021 - UW School Code 003798 (all three UW campuses)

To complete the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will need:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
  • Your 2019 federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • An FSA ID to sign electronically.

If you are a dependent student, then you will also need most of the above information for your parent(s).

Counselors are available via phone:

Monday - Friday
10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Hours are subject to change during the first week of the quarter

contact us 

LiveChat available Monday-Thursday,
10am to 4pm.

Financial Aid Counselors are
available for advising to 
currently admitted students
with a UW NetID .