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Gorgeous architecture. Ten thousand trees. Views of Lake Washington and Mount Rainier. The UW is a scenic oasis in an urban setting, where you can study under cherry blossoms, paddle a kayak after class, watch a waterfront football game or read all afternoon in a spectacular library that may remind you of Hogwarts.

Campus tours

Come see for yourself! Whether you want to visit in person or take a virtual tour, we have three ways to show you around.

In-person tour


Sign up for a 75-minute student-led tour to see all the campus highlights.

Virtual tour


Experience 360° virtual tours of the UW campus.

Video tours

video tour

View videos featuring campus highlights, housing and student perspectives.

RAINIER VISTADRUMHELLER FOUNTAIN: The center of one of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Campuses in the U.S. (Travel + Leisure magazine, 2023)
"This campus should be on a postcard." — Prettiest College Campuses in America, Architectural Digest, 2022
PACCAR HALLPACCAR HALL: Home of the Foster School of Business, embodying the UW’s focus on leadership development, strategic thinking and collaboration.
CHERRY BLOSSOMSCHERRY BLOSSOMS: The glorious Yoshino cherry trees on the Quad are so famous, they have their own live cam and social media accounts.
DENNY HALL: Finished in 1895, the first building constructed on the present-day UW campus.
WƎⱢƎBʔALTXʷ – INTELLECTUAL HOUSE WƎⱢƎBʔALTXʷ – INTELLECTUAL HOUSE:  A longhouse-style learning and gathering space for American Indian and Alaska Native students, faculty and staff and the broader UW community.
Suzzallo LibrarySUZZALLO LIBRARY: This Gothic-style library is a majestic place for studying and quiet contemplation.
HUSKY STADIUMHUSKY STADIUM: The most scenic venue in college football — and one of the largest and loudest!


Looking for other ways to connect with the UW? Find out about upcoming events through the Office of Admissions.

Save the date! April 20 is Admitted Student Day.

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