Info for Parents Counselors

Getting Here

University of Puget Sound is located in the North End neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington, approximately 35 miles south of Seattle and 30 miles north of Olympia. Students and families attending Discover Puget Sound should check-in at Wheelock Student Center for registration.

Driving to Campus from the North

  • From I-5 South, 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 to North 30th.
  • Continue through the traffic signal in Old Town and up the hill.
  • Turn left at North Alder. Continue approximately one mile. The campus will be on your right.

Parking is available by turning right onto North 15th Street. Please do not park in accessible parking spaces without a permit, carpool spaces, or fire lanes (red zones).

Driving to Campus from the South

  • From I-5 North, take exit 132 and stay in the right lane.
  • Take the exit marked for Downtown Tacoma and Interstate 705 North, then continue following the signs for 705 North, City Center.
  • 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 to North 30th. Continue through the traffic signal in Old Town and up the hill.
  • Turn left at North Alder. Continue approximately one mile. The campus will be on your right.

Parking is available by turning right onto North 15th Street. Please do not park in accessible parking spaces without a permit, carpool spaces, or fire lanes (red zones).