Area Codes and Calling Areas

Toll Free Dialing Areas

What is Regional Calling Service (RCS)?

Regional Calling Service (RCS), the UW's exclusive local calling plan, allows people with a UW telephone (including UW Medicine) to call and be called by more places in the Puget Sound area toll-free. All communities in area codes 206, 253, and 425 are part of the RCS calling area.

What is Call UW?

CALL UW refers to the RCS feature allowing calls in over 100 Western Washington communities to reach UW and UWMC telephones toll-free, use a local telephone number to reach Metro UWATS, and the UW's computer modem pools.

Area Code Map


Last modified: April 21, 2014