Pacific Lutheran University
Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 2:30 p.m., Tacoma Dome
2727 East D Street Tacoma, WA 98421

University Congregation Toweling Sunday & Holy Communion
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 11 a.m.
Lagerquist Hall, Mary Baker Russell Music Center, PLU

Venue Information

Ceremony Venue:  Olson Auditorium, PLU, Tacoma, WA

Driving Directions (From Interstate-5):

Campus Map
Check out the interactive Campus Map to for parking options.
  • Take exit 127 off I-5 and head east on Hwy 512
  • Continue on Hwy 512 for approximately two miles to Pacific Avenue S. (Parkland- Spanaway exit)
  • Turn right (south) on Pacific Avenue S.
  • Turn right on Garfield St. S.
  • Go straight two blocks (campus will be in front of you)
  • Turn left on Park Ave. S.
  • Turn right on 125th St. S.
  • Turn left on Yakima Ave. S. (the road then curves left and becomes 124th St. S.)
  • Approximately two blocks down, Olson Auditorium will be on your right

Parking:  Guests are welcome to park in all PLU Parking Lots.  Parking is also available on many of the county streets surrounding the campus (street parking is subject to Pierce County parking regulations).  Please allow ample time to find parking when leaving for the ceremony.

Guest Seating:  Olson Auditorium opens at 9:30 a.m. for seating.  Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis; there is no assigned seating.  Reserving seats is not permitted.

Wheelchair Accessibility:  Olson Auditorium is wheelchair accessible; volunteers are available to direct guests to open wheelchair seating.  Should space be limited, one companion is permitted to sit with the wheelchair user.  It is recommended, when possible, that guests with mobility concerns (and a companion) be dropped off in front of Olson Auditorium while another person in their party locates parking.