Parking & directions

Parking

Parking at the Dome is $10 and they accept CASH ONLY. Parking is available in the lots A, D, F and G. Lots E and K are open for disabled visitors. Parking staff will do their best to get you parked as quickly as possible.

Off-site parking around the Dome, including the Pierce Transit parking garages three blocks away are also available for the public. Consider parking on campus and taking the Light Link rail. It runs every 10 minutes beginning at 7 a.m.

Driving directions

Commencement is held at the Tacoma Dome located at 2727 East D Street in downtown Tacoma.

**IMPORTANT NOTE: For better traffic flow, the Tacoma Dome off-ramp from exit 133 will be closed on Friday morning. To access the Tacoma Dome from I-5, please follow the directions below**

From Northbound I-5: Take Exit 134 (Portland Avenue) and turn left at the light on to Portland Avenue, then immediately left again onto 27th Avenue/Wiley Avenue. This street will end at East D Street. Turn right on East D Street and follow signs to parking.

From Southbound I-5: Take Exit 134 (Portland Avenue) and continue straight through the light at the base of the exit onto 27th Avenue/Wiley Avenue. This street will end at East D Street. Turn right on East D Street and follow signs to parking.

From the UW Tacoma campus you can ride the Link light rail train to the Tacoma Dome station. The Dome entrance is approximately a two-block walk from the station.


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