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UW Tacoma students who need academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids (accommodations) for any disability are strongly encouraged to seek assistance.   

Prospective Students


Disability Support Services (DSS) is not involved in the admission process at the UW Tacoma. However, if a student is in need of assistance with the admission process, for instance, filling out forms, DSS can provide an aide. To request assistance, please contact the DSS Office.

Please visit the Office of Admissions and the Office of the Registrar for more information on these services on our campus.

Solving Admissions Questions and Concerns

If you have questions or concerns regarding the admission process or questions related to admission to the UW Tacoma, please contact the Office of Admissions.

Disability Support Services (DSS) provides accommodations and auxiliary aids to qualified UW Tacoma students with disabilities who are enrolled in our undergraduate and graduate programs.

If you are considering enrollment at UW Tacoma, or are a student already enrolled here and you are wondering if you may be eligible for accommodations on our campus, please make an appointment to visit with the DSS office so that we may assist you in determining your qualifications for services.

UW Seattle

If you are interested in applying to the Seattle campus of the University of Washington, you will want to visit UW Seattle's Disability Resources for Students (DRS) page.

UW Bothell

If you are interested in applying to the Bothell campus of the University of Washington, please to visit their Disability Support Services (DSS) website.