- From Interstate 5 (North or South)
- Take exit 127 off Interstate 5 and head east on Highway 512
- Continue on 512 for approximately two miles
- Take the WA-7/Pacific Ave exit.
- Turn right on Pacific Avenue S.
- Turn right on Garfield St.
- Turn right on Park Ave.
- Turn right on Wheeler St.
- Park in the Library Parking Lot
For more information and directions from your doorstep to PLU use our online map.
You’ll need a visitors parking pass to park on campus. You can obtain a free parking pass from Campus Safety, located across the street from the Library Parking Lot in the basement of Harstad Hall.
Need help getting to our campus using public transit?
Here are some suggestions for hotel reservations. Please mention “Pacific Lutheran University” for our “Special Rate.”
|Best Western Lakewood Motor Inn||253-584-2212
|Best Western Premiere Plaza, Puyallup||253-848-1500|
|Clarion Inn, Tacoma||253-475-5900|
|Holiday Inn Express, Puyallup||253-848-1500|
|Fairfield Inn & Suites, Puyallup||253-770-3100|
|Hampton Inn & Suites, Tacoma||253-539-2288|
|Hampton Inn & Suites, Puyallup||253-770-8880|
|La Quinta Inn & Suites, Tacoma||253-383-0146|
|Marriott Courtyard Downtown, Tacoma||253-591-9100
|Shilo Inn, Tacoma||800-222-2244|
|Silvercloud Inn, Tacoma||866-820-8448|
|TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Tacoma||253-582-1055|
Other hotels in the area
|Best Western Tacoma Dome||253-272-7737
|Holiday Inn Express, Tacoma||1-800-Holiday|
SeaTac International Airport is approximately 45 minutes north of PLU. If you are a prospective student planning to visit and will be traveling alone, the Office of Admission will send a shuttle to pick you up and drop you off again at the airport at no cost to you. Please make arrangements with the Office of Admission at least one week in advance. Students enrolled at PLU who fly home for vacation need to make their own ground and air travel arrangements.
|Around the Clock Shuttle Service||253-539-9299|
|Five Star Shuttle Service||253-589-9299|
|Yellow Cab Taxi Service||253-472-3303|