Campus Safety & Security is a team of men and women committed to ensuring the safety and security of the UW Tacoma campus community, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
The UW offers free advocacy and support for students and employees affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, domestic violence, stalking, sexual harassment and other related experiences. Advocacy is a safe and confidential starting point for UW students and employees affected by these issues. Meeting with an advocate will not automatically trigger any kind of investigation by the University or the police.
UW Tacoma Transportation Services offers information and services related to commuting like public transportation, rideshare, parking, biking and more.
UW Tacoma offers students the opportunity to live on-campus in a community-based living environment. As a resident in UW Tacoma’s Court 17 Residence Hall, you will have the opportunity to live with other UW Tacoma students in a vibrant and engaging community.
Off Campus Housing Information
Below are sites that provide off-campus rental listings for apartments and houses:
The Childcare Assistance Program at UW Tacoma offers students with dependents financial assistance to cover the cost of childcare (ages: birth–12 years and 11 months) while attending classes. Students who apply and meet the eligibility requirements will receive financial assistance on a quarterly basis. The program is offered autumn through spring. Funding for summer quarter is not available.
The Veteran and Military Resource Center at UW Tacoma is here to help military veterans and their dependents access their VA educational benefits and Washington state tuition waivers. Our benefits advisors can provide you with general benefit information as well as certify your educational benefits. We also serve as a resource for students providing support and referrals throughout campus and in our community. We look forward to assisting you with any questions and needs.
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is a part of the Office of Global Affairs (OGA) at UW Tacoma. The work of ISSS is comprised of three functional areas: F-1 Student and J-1 Scholar Advising, Programming & Outreach.
The Associated Students of the University of Washington Tacoma (ASUWT) is the elected student government of UW Tacoma. We are here to listen to your concerns and ideas relative to technology, various academic resources, and general needs as a student of the University. Our primary concern is being a resource to make your voice heard to the administration and the legislature.
Disability Resources for Students (DRS) is dedicated to ensuring access and inclusion for all students with disabilities on the UW Tacoma campus. Any enrolled student at UW Tacoma who has an appropriately documented physical, emotional, or mental disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities (including walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning and working), is eligible for services from DRS.
The Career Development and Education office assists undergraduate, graduate students and alumni with developing, evaluating, and implementing career and educational decisions. The staff supports students’ endeavors toward a rewarding college experience and successful professional growth beyond UW Tacoma.