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The campus is located just off Interstate 5 in downtown Tacoma:
University of Washington Tacoma
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, Washington 98402-3100
Please note that ongoing construction on I-5 around the City Center exits frequently changes the best route to campus. We advise checking your route with a mapping app before you leave to find the best route.
From I-5 Northbound (coming from Lakewood or Olympia): Take Exit 133 to I-705/WA-7 and follow the signs for City Center. From I-705 take the exit to South 21st Street. Turn left at the traffic light onto 21st Street. Go through the light at Pacific Avenue and the campus will be on your right.
From I-5 Southbound (coming from Federal Way or Seattle): Take Exit 133 to I-705/City Center and stay to the right. Take the exit to S. 21st Street and turn left at the light at the top of the exit. Continue through the light at Pacific Avenue and the campus will be on your right..