Office of the University Registrar

About OUR

Restricted Operations

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The mission of the University of Washington is to preserve, develop, and disseminate knowledge. Read more about the Office of the University Registrar’s mission statement.

  • The Office of the University Registrar, located on the second floor of Schmitz Hall, provides administrative services to students, faculty, and staff in support of this mission.
  • To find the list of offices within Office of the University Registrar and their contact information, please visit Contact Information.

Registrar & Admissions Affiliations

  • WaACRAO – The Washington Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. Serving Washington’s Higher Education Community
  • PACRAO – The Pacific Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers site includes constitution and bylaws, leadership position descriptions, executive board, conference information, and a searchable directory.
  • AACRAO – American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Academe Today – A service of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Registrars Throughout the Years

A strong connection to the University’s history is an important part of the Registrar’s duty. In the spirit of that duty, here is a list of those who’ve held the title of University of Washington Registrar:

  • Helen B. Garrett (2016-Present)
  • Virjean Edwards (2010–2015)
  • Todd Mildon (2005–2010)
  • Van Edward Johnson (1991–2004)
  • Melanie Bell (1986–1991)
  • W. W. Washburn (1970–1986)
  • Patsy M. Christensen (1969–1970)
  • John Gardner (1965–1969)
  • Carl G. Young (1964–1965)
  • Ethelyn Toner (1945–1963)
  • Irvin Hoff (1941–1944)
  • Dean Newhouse (1936–1941)
  • Edward Bicknell Stevens (1925–1935)
  • Edward Noble Stone (1910–1925)
  • Herbert Thomas Condon (1903–1910)
  • William John Meredith (1901–1903)
  • Clark Davis (1897–1901)
  • Edmond S. Meany (1894–1897)