University of Puget Sound

1500 N Warner St,
Tacoma, WA 98418
(503) 683-2454

 

Location

The University of Puget Sound is located at 1500 North Warner in Tacoma, Washington, approximately 30 miles south of Seattle and 15 miles north of Olympia. The closest airport to the university is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

Interested in sharing a ride between SeaTac Airport and Summer Camp? Go to our RideShare Connector, input travel information, and coordinate with other attendees.

Some transportation options are listed below:

 

Private Car Service:

Quality Town Car

Mention "Aikido Summer Camp"/"Birankai"/""BNA" when booking.
Quality Town Car offers curbside pickup and vehicles for various-sized groups.
Prices below include gratuity.
Sedan (3 pax): $90;     SUV (6 pax):$126;     Van (10 pax): $216
Please make your reservations early.
206.458.5315
www.qualitytowncar.com

Shared Airport Shuttles :

Shuttle Express (Call for rates)
425.981.7000
800.487.7433 (Washington toll free)
www.shuttleexpress.com

Capital Aeroporter (Call for rates)
800.962.3579
www.capair.com

Please reserve your shuttle in advance. Both companies pick up in the Sea-Tac Ground Transportation zone.

Uber and Lyft rates vary depending on time of day. We recommend checking ahead of time for exact costs.

Bus route #574 runs from Sea-Tac airport to the Tacoma Dome station (the closest station to University of Puget Sound). It departs every 30 minutes from the end of the airport baggage claim until around 11:30 pm. You will need exact change to purchase your ticket. Lyft/Uber from the Tacoma Dome station to campus is approximately $10.

 

Driving Directions


Driving to Campus from the North:
From I-5 South, take exit 133, Interstate 705 north, City Center exit.
Exit at Schuster Parkway.
Follow the directions below...

Driving to Campus from the South:
From I-5 North, take exit 132 and stay in the right lane.
Take the exit marked for Downtown Tacoma and Interstate 705 North, then continue following the signs for 705 North, City Center.
Exit at Schuster Parkway.
Follow the directions below...

Driving Directions Continued:
Continue for approximately one mile, and stay to the left.
Exit to the left (Schuster Parkway), and follow Schuster along the water.
Stay to the right and proceed approximately 1.5 miles.
Exit right onto North 30th.
Continue through the traffic signal in Old Town and up the hill.
From 30th Ave, turn left (south) at North Alder.
Continue approximately one mile.
The campus will be on your right.

Turn right at 14th Street, into the Wheelock Student Center parking lot (P1 on the map, below).
Parking lots P1 and P10 are the closest parking lots to Trimble Hall.

No special parking permits or fees are required to park on campus for summer groups. Attendees will all be able to park in all campus lots. We do ask that attendees use the campus parking lots rather than choosing to park on residential streets.

After parking, follow the posted signs to Registration.

See the Campus Map for building locations and designated parking sites.

 

Checking-In

Regular check-in begins on Friday July 20th at 11am and will be located inside Trimble Forum... look for the posted signs.
(Early Day check-in on July 19th will be held starting at 2pm, inside Trimble Forum).
If you arrive during class times, please come to the dojo and our Registration Coordinator will check you in there.