Office of the University Registrar

Residency Contact Information

UPDATE: Our office is open from 10 am to noon on Friday, March 31, 2017.

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

*Effective March 13, 2017, our new office location is Schmitz 226.
Please note: Schmitz 226 entry is locked 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. The state regulations (WAC/RCW) are also linked on our webpage 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 us at

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 Tacoma students:

University of Washington, Tacoma

Office of Registrar

Mattress Factory 253

Box 358400

Tacoma, WA 98402