The University of Washington: Facilities Services

Driving to West Campus Residence Halls

Driving to West Campus Residence Halls

Coming from the north

From I-5 southbound, 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 six blocks to NE 40th Street. Turn left at Gate #5 and stop at the gatehouse. Tell the traffic guide which residence hall you are going to; you will be issued a parking permit and given directions to the closest available parking area. Depending on your destination and space availability, you may need to walk several blocks.

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 six blocks to NE 40th Street. Turn left at Gate #5 and stop at the gatehouse. Tell the traffic guide which residence hall you are going to; you will be issued a parking permit and given directions to the closest available parking area. Depending on your destination and space availability, you may need to walk several blocks from your assigned parking area to your destination.

Coming from the east

Coming from the east use State Route 520. Take the Montlake Boulevard exit. Continue north on Montlake Blvd., bearing right onto Montlake Blvd. 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 40th Street. Turn right at Gate #5 and stop at the gatehouse. Tell the traffic guide which residence hall you are going to; you will be issued a parking permit and given directions to the closest available parking area. Depending on your destination and space availability, you may need to walk several blocks from your assigned parking area to your destination.