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General Catalog

General Catalog for Seattle Campus

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-assisted institutions of higher education on the Pacific coast. From its original site on a 10-acre tract of wooded wilderness that is now located in downtown Seattle, the campus has grown to comprise 703 acres of trees, landscape, and buildings. Located between the shores of Lake Washington and Lake Union, it is in a residential section of the city that long has been considered one of the most attractive in the nation. Two additional campuses, one south of Seattle in Tacoma, and one north in Bothell, were opened in 1990.

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The University and its colleges and schools reserve the right to change the fees, the rules, and the calendar regulating admission and registration; the instruction in and the graduation from the University and its various divisions; and any other regulations affecting the student.  The University also reserves the right to withdraw courses and programs at any time.

It is the University’s expectation that all students follow University regulations and procedures as they are stated in the General Catalog.  Appeals may be filed with the student’s dean or with the Vice President for Student Affairs in non-academic matters.  Students are expected to observe the standards of conducts contained in the Student Conduct Code (WAC 478-120)