Office of the University Registrar

Residency Contact Information


From September 6 through 23, 2016, the Residence Classification Office public service hours will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 10 am to 12 pm, and from 1 pm to 4 pm. Staff will not be available to answer phones, emails, or assist walk-ins outside of these times.

We appreciate your patience as we focus on application review and processing during this peak period. Please help us process residency applications in a timely manner by reviewing the residency website for information on residency requirements. If you have questions, please email or contact us during office hours.

Office phone: (206) 543-5932

Office fax: (206) 221-4423


Best way to contact our office is via email due to limited staff available. Please allow our office approximately 2-5 business days to respond due to high volume of emails received.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday (10 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 4 pm)

Closed on major holidays

*As of June 13, 2016, Schmitz 264 entry is closed to walk-in students/parents. Students/parents will be re-directed to the self-serve kiosk (located under the digital signage) for direction. It is recommended that before visiting our office, please review the residency information on the webpage and the residency FAQ page. If you still have specific questions, please check in at the kiosk and a staff member will be available to assist you. Or you can email us at

Submit information:

For UW Seattle/Bothell students:

By Express Mail

University of Washington

Residence Classification Office

264 Schmitz Hall

1410 NE Campus Pkwy

Seattle, WA 98195

By Standard Mail

University of Washington

Residence Classification Office

Box 355850

Seattle, WA 98195-5850

For UW Tacoma students:

University of Washington, Tacoma

Office of Registrar

Mattress Factory 253

Box 358400

Tacoma, WA 98402