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 Directories
Faculty, Staff, and Student Directories
- UW Faculty/Staff/Student
Directory - Search for faculty, staff, and students at
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.
Where to Stay and What to Eat
• 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.
Postal Addresses and Box Numbers at the UW
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