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Visitor Center

Welcome to the University of Washington! We’re here to help you find the information you need. Whether you’re a prospective student, a UW graduate, a tourist or a Seattle local, connect with the Visitor Center to learn more about the UW.

About the UW Visitor Center

Before you stop by, please review our office policies.

Visitor Center Guide

Visitor resources

Student-led tours

What’s it really like to attend the UW? Our guides will show you campus from the student’s perspective.

Take a tour

Campus highlights

Explore noteworthy campus locations.

View Guide

Arts UW

Explore contemporary art at the Henry Art Gallery and Jacob Lawrence Gallery. Interact with natural and cultural collections at the Burke Museum. Or attend a performance at Meany Hall to enjoy dance, drama and music.

Make plans

Husky Athletics

From football to crew, the Dawgs run — and row — circles around the competition. Our Division I athletes host their rivals in the Pac-12 conference and beyond at Husky Stadium and nearby Athletics Village, as well as on the Montlake Cut.

Cheer on the Huskies

Hidden gems

Explore Campus

General resources

A family poses for a portrait at a UW event

Parents and families

Learn more about our Parent & Family Programs!

A woman in a UW shirt takes a picture on a downtown street corner.

General visitors


Accessible parking, routes, building entrances and other accommodations

Questions? We’re happy to help!

Connect with us at or 206-543-9198.

Note: Each photograph above was taken following the appropriate safety protocols at the time.