Office of the University Registrar

Residency Contact Information

Update: Our office will be closed on Thursday, September 21, to student services (via in-person and phone) as this is our peak review period for residency. Thank you for your patience.

Office phone: (206) 543-5932


The 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 the high volume of emails received.

Office Hours


Monday through Thursday (1 pm to 4 pm)

Friday (Closed)

Closed on major holidays

Please note: Schmitz 226 entry is locked to walk-in students/parents. Students/parents will be re-directed to the self-serve computer 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. The state regulations (WAC/RCW) are also linked on our homepage as additional residency resources. If you still have specific questions, please check in at the kiosk and a staff member will be available to assist you in the lobby. Or you can email your questions to

Submit information:

For UW Seattle/Bothell students:

By Express Mail

University of Washington

Residence Classification Office

226 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 Bothell students:

(applying for residency effective Autumn Quarter 2017 and forward)

University of Washington, Bothell

Office of the Registrar

Box 358500

18115 Campus Way NE

Bothell, WA 98011

For UW Tacoma students:

University of Washington, Tacoma

Office of the Registrar

Mattress Factory 253

Box 358400

Tacoma, WA 98402