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 during Freshman Application Season
    February 20 — March 6: The Office of Admissions will be closed to calls, appointments, and admission counseling. This closure will enable us to complete our review of freshman applications and prepare to make decisions on time. We will continue to respond to emails sent to our Contact page.
    March 9: We will return to normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
  • Campus visit programs, which include information sessions and tours, will continue without interruption.
  • 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

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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