Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the world. (Read more about the UW's history)
The UW educates a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning environment informed by cutting-edge scholarship.
We discover timely solutions to the world’s most complex problems and enrich people’s lives throughout our community, the state of Washington, the nation and the world.
University of Washington DirectoriesFaculty, Staff, and Student Directories
UW Faculty/Staff/Student Directory - Search for faculty, staff, and students at the UW.
UW Degree Validation - A service for employers to verify UW degree recipients from 1983 to the present.
The University of Washington Information and Visitors Center is on the ground floor of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library ( see map ), located in the southwest corner near the statue of George Washington.
Maps of the Seattle Campus - Maps and the building directory.
Printable Campus Map - PDF file of UW campus and vicinity.
Access Guide for Persons With Disabilities
Campus Mobility Map - Wheelchair entrances and routes. PDF file.
Computing Lab Map
UW Libraries Map
UW Health Sciences Center Map
UW Bothell Campus Map and Directions
UW Tacoma Campus Map and Directions
Directions to Various Campus Locations - Driving directions for campus locations and buildings, with links to appropriate campus maps.
Travel Information - Plane, train, bus, and driving directions for the Seattle campus.
Parking at the UW - Information about parking at the Seattle campus and the UW Medical Center.
Where to Stay and What to Eat
Accommodations near the UW - Hotels, motels, and Bed & Breakfasts (B&B).
University District Restaurant Guide - Maintained by the Greater University Chamber of Commerce.
Burke Museum - The state museum of natural and cultural history.
Henry Art Gallery - Exhibitions and programs on contemporary and modern art.
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery - Gallery space located in the School of Art.
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts - Hosts a variety of events, ranging from academic arts units to internationally acclaimed performers.
UW Botanic Gardens - Sustaining managed and natural ecosystems through plant research, display, and education.
UW Libraries Exhibits - Exhibits on the web.
Gallager Law Library - Exhibit of contemporary Native American art in the library.
UW Fish Collection - The Fish Collection supports teaching and research in the areas of ichthyology, fisheries biology, aquatic biology, conservation, and biodiversity, and provides a source of ichthyological information for the public.
• View a selection of current and upcoming events at www.washington.edu/artsuw
The University of Washington's main campus is located in Seattle. Branch campuses are located in Bothell and Tacoma.
UW Office Directory - Complete listing of UW departments, both administrative and academic. Postal Addresses and Box Numbers at the UW
Addressing Letters to the UW - How to find the postal address for a department.
UW Box Numbers - Box numbers for UW departments. More Telephone Directories
Dex Phone Book - Search for people and businesses.
Washington State Government Telephone Directory - Listings for state agencies, educational institutions, and local government organizations.
Telephone Books - A list of directory services.