Contact or Visit Us

Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
University of Washington
Eagleson Hall
1417 N.E. 42nd St.
Box 354875
Seattle, WA 98105-6246

Department Main Line: (206) 685-7400
Graduate Student Services: (206) 685-7402
Undergraduate Student Services: (206) 685-7403
FAX: (206) 543-1093

Campus Visits

Prospective students interested in visiting the UW campus should review the UW Information and Visitors Center website. Information is provided about campus tours, campus events, local dining and lodging, and Seattle tourism.

Departmental Visits

Prospective students interested in visiting the department should contact Student Services several weeks in advance of planned trips to schedule an appointment.

We encourage prospective graduate and post-baccalaureate students to schedule visits in advance of, or during our application period (June - January). Admissions season is an extremely busy time for us and we cannot guarantee that applicant visits can be scheduled once offers are extended in March. To arrange a visit:

Prospective masterís and doctoral students should first read our SPHSC Visitor Guidelines and then contact:

Graduate Program Assistant
(206) 685-7402

Prospective undergraduate, transfer or postbaccalaureate students should contact:

Undergraduate Advisor
(206) 685-7403

Hotels and Lodging for Visitors

The UW residence halls are an inexpensive place for prospective students to stay while visiting. Contact the UW Conference Housing and Special Services, Visiting Personnel Coordinator, Seattle, WA 98195, (206) 543-7636; e-mail: Other nearby accommodations include:

  • College Inn, 206-633-4441
  • University Inn, 206-632-5055
  • Watertown Hotel, 866-944-4242
  • Hotel Deca, 206-634-2000
  • Silver Cloud Inn, 206-526-5200
  • Travelodge University, 206-525-4612

Driving Instructions

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences is located in Eagleson Hall on the west side of the University of Washington campus at the corner of 15th Avenue NE and NE 42nd Street.

Driving From I-5:

  • Take NE 45th/50 Street Exit
  • Go East on NE 45th Street
  • Turn right onto 15th Avenue NE traveling south
  • Turn right onto NE 42nd Street west
  • Eagleson Hall will be on your left. It is an old English-style red brick building with a red tile roof.

Driving From 520:

  • Take the Montlake Blvd. exit
  • Cross over the Montlake Bridge going north
  • Stay in the left lane
  • Turn left at the stop light onto NE Pacific Street
  • Travel west on NE Pacific Street, turn right onto 15th Ave. NE
  • Travel north on 15th Avenue NE
  • Turn left onto NE 42nd Street
  • Eagleson Hall will be on your left. It is an old English-style, red brick building with a red tile roof.


In addition to street parking there is parking below George E. Russell Jr. Hall on the north side of NE 42nd Street directly across from Eagleson Hall.