Offices & Services

Mathematics and Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers courses in support of students who need a general introduction to these fields and students who need specific tools and techniques in support of their own fields of study.
Thompson Hall

Music, School of

As an undergraduate program at a liberal arts college, we are dedicated to the tradition of training musicians for successful professional careers in music and to supporting students who wish to study music, regardless of major.
Music Building, 253.879.3700,


The Neuroscience program offers a general introductory course in neuroscience as an elective for all students, and also offers a curricular concentration (interdisciplinary emphasis) that may serve as an enhancement of, or complement to, any major of a student's choice. This interdisciplinary emphasis provides additional opportunities for students to develop skills necessary to become successful scientists and is recognized with a designation on the transcript upon graduation.
Weyerhaeuser 307, 253.879.3307,

Occupational Therapy, School of

The School of Occupational Therapy offers high quality educational opportunities at the master's level for individuals seeking to become an occupational therapist (entry level) as well as for occupational therapists who seek to advance their knowledge and skill level (post-professional level).
Weyerhaeuser 204, 253.879.3514,

Outdoor Programs

Puget Sound Outdoors coordinates a variety of adventure-based outdoor opportunities for the campus community.
1506 N. Alder St., 253.879.3403,


Philosophy can be described as the application of reason to the most general and fundamental questions of human concern, in order to give them the best justified possible answers. Students find that courses in the Philosophy Department develop an unusual range of intellectual abilities.
Wyatt 333, 253.879.2649

Physical Education

The Physical Education program offers Puget Sound students 39 different activity courses including fitness, recreational activities, sports skills, and dance.
Memorial Fieldhouse


The Physics department addresses the needs of physics majors, Dual Degree Engineering students, and other science majors. The department also supports the university's liberal arts emphasis by providing coursework for students majoring in all areas, in order to broaden their intellectual reach.
Thompson 165, 253.879.3127

Politics and Government

Politics is about the struggle over power, authority, freedom, security and peace-the core issues of public life. The Department of Politics and Government trains students to understand these issues at the local, national, and international level, by providing a wide-ranging yet integrated study of politics and governance.
Wyatt 231, 253.879.3165