Tacoma Dome Arena
2727 East D Street
Tacoma, WA 98421
Pacific Lutheran University
Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 2:30 PM
2727 East D Street Tacoma, WA 98421
Traveling North on I-5 (Exit 134)
Follow the off-ramp to Portland Ave. Take a left on Portland Ave and take a left again at E 27th Street (first light). E 27th Street becomes Wiley Ave. Follow the directional signs to the Parking Lots.
Traveling South on I-5 (Exit 135)
Follow the off-ramp toward Portland Avenue. Follow E 27th Street (Bay Street) across Portland Avenue as it turns into Wiley Avenue. Follow the directional signs to the Parking Lots.
Traveling Northbound on Pacific Avenue
Take a right onto S 26th Street. Follow S 26th Street. Turn right onto C Street to enter the Tacoma Dome parking lots or continue onto D Street for additional parking.
From Downtown Tacoma
Take Pacific Avenue Southbound. Take a left on S 26th Street. Follow S 26th Street to D Street. Turn right onto D Street to enter the Tacoma Dome Parking lots.
Given that Commencement is held on Memorial Day weekend it is recommended that graduates and guests allow ample time to get to the Tacoma Dome and park. The Tacoma Dome is located just off Interstate-5 where congestion is frequent this time of year due to holiday travelers and summer construction projects. Visit the Washington Department of Transportation website for current traffic conditions.
There is no fee for parking in the Tacoma Dome parking lots for the PLU Commencement Ceremony. The Tacoma Dome has 10 public parking lots with over 3,000 spaces. Lots E and K are reserved for guests with disabilities and are van accessible. All lots are wheelchair accessible.
The Tacoma Dome Arena opens at 1:30 p.m. for seating. Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis; there is no assigned seating. Reserving seats is not permitted. The Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall opens to Graduation Candidates at 1:30 p.m. to form the Academic Processional.
The Tacoma Dome Arena is wheelchair accessible; volunteers are available to direct guests to open wheelchair seating. One companion is permitted to sit with the wheelchair user.