Summer 2014

Visiting campus this summer? While our student center is being renovated, check out the alternative parking and temporary move of our Admission department.

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The University of Puget Sound is located at 1500 North Warner in Tacoma, Washington, approximately 30 miles south of Seattle and 15 miles north of Olympia.

Driving to Campus

From I-5, take exit 133, Interstate 705 north, City Center exit. Exit at Schuster Parkway. Continue for approximately one mile, and stay to the left. Exit to the left (Schuster Parkway), and follow Schuster along the water. Stay to the right and proceed approximately 1.5 miles. Exit right onto North 30th. Continue through the traffic signal in Old Town and up the hill. Follow the appropriate directions below for the target campus destination.

To visit Admission

At the top of the hill, turn left at North Alder. Continue approximately one mile to North 15th. Turn right and proceed into campus. Go through the first stop sign and enter the parking circle reserved for our guests. You may park in the parking circle in front of Jones Hall, or in the lot just south of Wheelock Student Center. Admission is located on the first floor of Jones Hall, at the top of the parking circle.

Please note: Through August 21, 2014, visitors to the Office of Admission should check in at the office's temporary location in Commencement Hall (#7 on the campus map found on the right). Parking is available in the Themed Row (#42) parking lot off of N. Alder St. directly before N. 11th St. 

To visit West Side of Campus

Thompson Hall, Harned Hall, Wyatt Hall, Music Building (including Schneebeck Concert Hall), President's House, Kilworth Memorial Chapel
Continue on 30th past the blinking light at North Alder. Turn left on Union Ave. Continue approximately one mile. The campus will be on your left. Parking is available in the Thompson Hall parking lot.

To visit East Side of Campus

Wheelock Student Center, Kittredge Hall/Gallery, Communications House, Human Resources, Theme Houses, Commencement Hall
From 30th Ave, turn left at North Alder. Continue approximately one mile. The campus will be on your right. Parking is available by turning right into the visitor parking area in front of Jones Hall off of 15th Street, or in lots located at 14th Street (Wheelock Student Center) or 13th Street.

To visit South Side of Campus

Weyerhaeuser Hall, Memorial Fieldhouse, Athletics Facilities, Facilities Services Complex
From 30th Ave, turn left at North Alder. Continue approximately one mile. The campus will be on your right. Turn right on 11th Street. Parking is available outside Weyerhaeuser Hall on the right, just past the intersection of 11th and Lawrence streets or outside the athletic facilities on the left.

See the Campus Map for building locations near the designated parking sites.