Office of Admissions


We appreciate the time and effort that you put into your application to the UW. We want to make the next stage as clear and efficient as possible.

All Applicants

The University of Washington is honored to be among the colleges you are considering. Below we share some tips to guide you through the application process.  

  • Set your spam filters to accept email from or This will prevent important email from going to your Junk-Mail folder.
  • Check your email! Email is the only way we will communicate with you about your application and send any deny decisions.
  • Manage your email and mailing addresses via MyUW.

Additional information is specific to each type of applicant: