[Skip to Content]
This site's design is only visible in a graphical browser that supports web standards, but its content is accessible to any browser or Internet device.
Division of Student Affairs


Family Programs

Defining "Parents & Families"

Parents and Families are defined as anyone who directly supports a UW Tacoma student financially, emotionally or otherwise. This person(s) may be a parent or guardian, a grandparent, a spouse, a partner or significant other. Regardless of their "title," Parent and Family Affairs will offer opportunities and resources that are specific to these individuals.

Helpful Links


Advising & Registration:

Campus Calendar:

Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA):

Financial Information:


Housing Options:


New Student Orientation:


Student Success