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.

    Special Note: On Friday, October 31, Admissions will make special arrangements so that members of our counseling team may attend the Seattle NACAC College Fair. One counselor will remain in the Admissions Welcome Center in the HUB to give freshman information sessions and to answer questions. Otherwise, we look forward to seeing you at Seattle NACAC Friday or Saturday.
     
  • 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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