Directions and Lodging

Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Center

 

Driving Directions:

From SR-520

Take the Montlake Exit and follow Montlake Blvd. (also called 24th AVE E) to the North. Turn left on NE Pacific, UW Medical Center is on your left. See parking information below.

If you are being dropped off; once you have turned left onto NE Pacific Street, turn left again at the second stoplight, just past the Medical Center, this leads you into the Health Sciences turnaround, where you can be dropped off.

From I-5

Use the 45th/50th Street Exit. Head East on 45th Street until you reach 15th NE. Turn right and proceed down the hill, turn left on NE Pacific Street , Health Sciences Building and the UW Medical Center complex is on the right side of this long block.

If you are coming from SEA-TAC airport, follow the signs for I-5 to Seattle and then head north, through downtown. The exit for UW is #169.

For more information see "Getting to UW Medical Center"

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Maps

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Parking and Finding A-300

Suggested areas for parking are either the E-12 parking lot, near Husky Stadium (corner of Montlake Blvd. and NE Pacific St.) or Triangle Garage directly across from UW Medical Center (NE Pacific Street). Office of Admissions cannot validate parking.

Walking from parking lot E-12

Cross Montlake Blvd and NE Pacific Street, walk along the front of Medical Center and enter through main entrance on 3rd floor.

Walking from Triangle Garage

Take the tunnel (under Pacific Street) to UW Medical Center. Enter the Medical Center through the main entrance on 3rd floor.

Finding A-300

Turn right at information desk on 3rd floor of Medical Center, walk down the long hallway, that leads you into the Health Science Building. Continue down this hallway and A-300 is located off the main lobby in the Health Sciences Building.

For more parking information and fees see Commuter Services for the Campus Parking Lots and Gatehouses.

 

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Transportation from Sea-Tac Airport

Shuttle Express

425.981.7000
A shared shuttle bus offering door-to-door service. The approximate cost is $26.00 per passenger, and can be accessed outside of doors #6 and #26 on Sea-Tac's lower level.

Taxi cabs

All Seattle taxi cabs operate at the same rate set by King County. $2.50 meter drop, $2.00 per mile. Extra person charges may apply. Taxi service, one way, from Sea-Tac Airport - estimated cost $36.00 - $45.00.

For more information on rates for local taxi service, visit: http://www.yellowtaxi.net/.

Orange Cab........ 206.522.8800
Yellow Cab......... 206.622.6500

Ask to be taken to 1959 NE Pacific Street or the Health Sciences/University of Washington Medical Center.

Rent a car:

A complete list of rental car options and rates is available.

Further information regarding ground transportation from Sea-Tac Airport is also available.

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Lodging

Hotel Deca
4507 Brooklyn Ave.
206.634.2000
800.899.0251
 
College Inn
4000 University Way
206.633.4441
Silver Cloud Inn
University District
5036 25th Ave. NE
206.526.5200
800.205.6940
University Inn
4140 Roosevelt Way
206.632.5055
800.733.3855
  University Motel
4731 12th Ave. NE
206.522.4724
800.522.720
University Travel Lodge
4725 25th Ave. NE
206.525.4612
  Watertown Hotel
4242 Roosevelt Way NE
206.826.4242
866.944.4242

These hotels/motels are in the University District and are either within walking distance of the Health Sciences Center or on a direct bus route. There are a number of other hotels in the area and this list is not comprehensive.

 

Student Host Program:

If you are interested in staying with a current student, the Medical Student Association has established an applicant hosting program for individuals interviewing in Seattle.

 

If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, please fill out and submit this form as soon as possible and keep in mind a response may take up to a week. Accommodations will vary and are not guaranteed. You may email somhost@uw.edu for questions about this program.

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