Getting Here

The Office of Admissions is located in Schmitz Hall, which occupies a square block in the heart of the University District. Our street address is 1410 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle WA 98195.

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Overview

  • Office Location. Admissions is on the third floor, Suite 320.
  • Office Hours. We are open to the public Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
  • By bus. More than 60 bus routes serve the U-District, including many that drive onto the campus itself. You may also take the train or light rail to downtown Seattle, then transfer to a bus for a quick ride to the University.
  • By air. Seattle is served by Sea-Tac International Airport, about 20 minutes away.
  • Please be aware that the UW is closed on state holidays.

Upcoming Holiday Closures

  • Veterans' Day, November 11, 2014
  • Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014
  • Day after Thanksgiving, November 28, 2014
  • Christmas Day, December 25, 2014

Driving Directions

From Interstate 5 (I-5), northbound or southbound

  • Do not use the express lanes.
  • Take Exit #169 (UW — NE 45th St. Exit).
  • Go east (right turn from I-5 north, left turn from I-5 south) on NE 45th for about .5 mile.
  • Turn right on 15th Ave. NE and continue for several blocks to NE 41st St. Schmitz Hall is on the right (west) side of 15th Ave.
  • To park in the underground Central Plaza Parking Garage, turn left at NE 41st. Parking is $15 upon entrance (cash or Visa/Mastercard accepted). You may receive a partial refund depending on how long you stay.

From the east side of Lake Washington via SR 520 (the floating bridge)

  • Take SR 520 (the floating bridge) westbound toward Seattle.
  • Take the Montlake Blvd. NE exit.
  • Turn right (north) onto Montlake Blvd. and cross the Montlake Bridge.
  • Just past the bridge, turn left on Pacific Ave. and continue west for several blocks past the UW Medical Center and Health Sciences complex on your left.
  • Turn right at 15th Ave. NE and continue north about three blocks to NE 41st St.
  • Schmitz Hall is on the left (west) side of 15th Ave.
  • To park in the underground Central Plaza Parking Garage, turn right on NE 41st. Parking is $15 upon entrance (cash or Visa/Mastercard accepted). You may receive a partial refund depending on how long you stay.

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