Driving Directions

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Driving directions to Campus

to Visitor's Information Center
to Central Campus
to North Campus
to Northeast Campus Residence Halls
to West Campus Residence Halls

Driving to the Visitors Information Center

From the north

From I-5, take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn left onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one quarter mile to 15th Ave NE and turn right. Head three blocks south on 15th Ave to NE 41st St. Turn left into the Central Plaza Garage and stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit. The Visitors Information Center is located on the first floor of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library.

From the south

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

From the east

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

Driving to Central Campus

From the north

From I-5 southbound, take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn left onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one quarter mile to 15th Ave NE and turn right. Head south on 15th Ave three blocks to NE 41st St. Turn left into the Central Plaza Garage. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit.

If you have an Event Parking Permit for Meany Theater, continue south on 15th Ave to NE 40th St. Turn left and stop at the West Gatehouse. You will be directed to a specific level of the Central Plaza Garage.

From the south

Drive northbound on I-5 (do not use the express lanes), and take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn right onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one quarter mile to 15th Ave NE and turn right. Head three blocks south on 15th Ave to NE 41st St. Turn left into the Central Plaza Garage. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit.

If you have an Event Parking Permit for Meany Theater, head north on 15th Ave and turn right at NE 40th St where the West Gatehouse is located. You will be directed to a specific level of the Central Plaza Garage.

From the east

Use State Route 520 and take the Montlake Blvd exit. Continue north on Montlake Blvd and at the first traffic light after the bridge turn left onto NE Pacific St. Proceed west to 15th Ave NE. Turn right and head north on 15th Ave to NE 41st St. Turn right into the Central Plaza Garage. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit.

If you have an Event Parking Permit for Meany Theater, head north on 15th Ave and turn right at NE 40th St where the West Gatehouse is located. You will be directed to a specific level of the Central Plaza Garage.

Driving to North Campus

From the north

From I-5 southbound, take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn left onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one half mile to Memorial Way NE. Turn right onto the main campus. Stop at the North Gatehouse for directions and a parking permit.

From the south

From I-5 northbound, take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn right onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one half mile to Memorial Way NE. Turn right onto the main campus. Stop at the North Gatehouse for directions and a parking permit.

From the east

From the east use State Route 520 and take the Montlake Blvd exit. Continue north past Husky Stadium. When the road splits, take the left fork onto 25th Ave NE. At the traffic light, turn left onto Pend Oreille Rd NE. Stop at the East Gatehouse located up the hill for directions and a parking permit.

Driving to Northeast Campus Residence Halls

From the north

From I-5 southbound, take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn left onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one quarter mile to Memorial Way NE. Turn right onto the main campus. Stop at the North Gatehouse and 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.

From the south

From I-5 northbound, take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn right onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one quarter mile to Memorial Way NE. Turn right onto the main campus. Stop at the North Gatehouse and 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.

From the east

Use State Route 520 and take the Montlake Blvd exit, bearing right onto Montlake Blvd. Continue north past Husky Stadium. When the road splits, take the left fork onto 25th Ave NE. At the traffic light, turn left onto Pend Oreille Rd NE and stop at the East 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.

Driving to West Campus Residence Halls

From the north

From I-5 southbound, take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn left onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one quarter mile to 15th Ave NE and turn right. Head south on 15th Ave and turn left at NE 40th St. Stop at the West Gatehouse and 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 the south

From I-5 northbound, take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn right onto NE 45th St and continue east about one quarter mile to 15th Ave NE and turn right. Head south on 15th Ave to NE 40th St and turn left. Stop at the West Gatehouse and tTell 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.

From the east

Use State Route 520 and take the Montlake Blvd exit. Continue north on Montlake Blvd, bearing right onto Montlake Blvd. At the first traffic light after the bridge turn left onto NE Pacific St. Proceed west on NE Pacific to 15th Ave NE. Turn right and head north on 15th Ave to NE 40th St. Turn right and stop at the West 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.