The School of Social Work is located at 4101 15th Ave. NE, adjacent to the University of Washington Seattle campus. Our main office is on the building's second floor in Room 220A.

Our building business hours are 7:30 a.m.– 6 p.m. After hours entry to the building requires a valid UW card key. For questions about operations or access, send an email to

Bus Routes
Multiple bus routes serve the University of Washington. For more information on bus service, contact Metro Transit at 206-553-3000. For Community Transit, contact 1-800-562-1375.

Some of the major Metro bus routes that serve the University District are 9, 43, 44, 45, 48, 70, 71, 72, 73.

Driving Directions
From I-5, north or south, take the NE 45th Street exit and head east on 45th to 15th Avenue NE (eight blocks). Turn right (south) and travel on 15th Avenue NE until reaching NE 41st Street. The School of Social Work is on the northwest corner of the intersection.

Directions from Sea-Tac Airport
If you are traveling by air and require directions to and from the airport, go to the Port of Seattle website and select Maps & Directions at the top of the homepage.

University Parking
When you come to the University campus, please stop by a staffed gate house to purchase a parking permit. Faculty, staff, students, visitors and department guests may purchase parking for the day at the Central Plaza Garage located at 15th Avenue NE and NE 41st Street across from the School of Social Work. Complete parking information is available at UW Commuter Services

Campus Map
For details about parking, building locations and more, refer to the UW Campus Map with the School of Social Work highlighted in red for easy reference.

Campus Tour App
For a tour of the UW, whether on campus or miles away, download the self-guided tour app for either iOS or Android devices.

UW Information & Visitors Center
For information about the campus, places to stay and eat, Seattle tourism sites and more, visit the UW Information & Visitors Center located on the ground floor of Odegaard Undergraduate Library.