UW Tacoma is on a 31-acre campus in an urban setting in Tacoma, Washington, not far from Seattle. There are many activities and organizations for UW Tacoma students to participate in – theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
UW Tacoma does not have fraternities or sororities.
UW Tacoma has a thriving Accounting Student Association. In fact, more students participate in Accounting Student Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UW Tacoma include HuSCII Coding Club, NAMI On Campus, Analytics Innovation Club and International Friends Club.
UW Tacoma students' favorite campus events are Block Party, O.S.C.A.R.S and RSO Canned Food Drive.
UW Tacoma offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most UW Tacoma students live off campus. In 2021, 2% of undergrads at UW Tacoma lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 98% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UW Tacoma. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.UW Tacoma does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Washington, Tacoma is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UW Tacoma campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
UW Tacoma offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, UW Tacoma has key card access to buildings after hours.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UW Tacoma, take Interstate 5 to Tacoma, WA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Seattle Tacoma International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UW Tacoma's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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