The University of Washington: Facilities Services

Driving to the Visitor's Information Center

Driving to the Visitor’s Information Center

Coming from the north

From I-5, take the NE 45th Street exit (#169). Turn left onto NE 45th Street. Continue east about one quarter mile to 15th Avenue NE and turn right. Head south on 15th Avenue three blocks to NE 41st Street. Turn left at Gate #1 into the Central Plaza Garage. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit. The Visitors Center is in the Odegaard Undergraduate Library, First Floor.

Coming from the south

From I-5 northbound, take the NE 45th Street exit (#169). Turn right onto NE 45th Street. Continue east about one quarter mile to 15th Avenue NE and turn right. Head south on 15th Avenue three blocks to NE 41st Street. Turn left at Gate #1 into the Central Plaza Garage. (Wayfinding map for the Central Plaza Garage.) The Visitors Information Center is inside the Odegaard Undergraduate Library, First Floor. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit.

Coming from the east

Coming from the east use State Route 520. Take the Montlake Boulevard exit. Continue north on Montlake Blvd. and cross the drawbridge. At the first traffic light after the bridge, turn left onto NE Pacific Street. Proceed west on NE Pacific to 15th Avenue NE. Turn right and head north on 15th Avenue to NE 41st Street where Gate #1 is located. Turn right into the Central Plaza Garage. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit. (Wayfinding map of the Central Plaza Garage.) The Visitors Information Center is inside the Odegaard Undergraduate Library, First Floor.