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Venue & Travel

Conference Venue

The 2023 International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment is being hosted by the Washington State Department of Ecology at the University of Washington Tacoma in Tacoma, Washington.

The campus is located just off Interstate 5 in downtown Tacoma:

University of Washington Tacoma
Address: 1900 Commerce Street, Tacoma, WA 98402
Building: William W. Philip Hall (WPH)

UW Tacoma

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There are many ways to arrive at the University of Washington Tacoma. Use the information below, or also check other options at Travel Tacoma website.

Sea-Tac International Airport
17801 International Blvd. [Pacific Hwy. S.]
Seattle, WA 98158

Sea-Tac International Airport is the major airport serving state of Washington.

Tacoma is 18 miles south of the Sea-Tac International Airport with easy access from Interstate-5. 

Public Transportation from Sea-Tac International Airport:

Getting from SEATAC to Tacoma is easy using public transportation. Sound Transit bus 574 runs regularly directly from the airport to Tacoma Dome Station in Tacoma. 

There are many ground transportation options available to travel from the Sea-Tac International Airport to Tacoma, WA.

Contact the Ground Transportation Booth at the Sea-Tac International Airport via phone (206) 787-5906 for additional help.


The Tacoma Washington Amtrak train station is at 422 East 25th Street and conveniently located near the University of Washington Tacoma. 

Tacoma Link Light Rail is free and easy to get around Tacoma.


Get Directions (Google maps)

Campus and parking maps at UW Tacoma can be found here.

UW Parking Map

Recommended Hotels

There are several hotel options near UW Tacoma, you can view them here.

Here are recommended hotels that are within walking distance:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tacoma Downtown, 2102 S C St, Tacoma (2-min walk to campus)

Marriott Tacoma Downtown, 1538 Commerce St, Tacoma (2-min walk to campus)

Courtyard by Marriott Tacoma Downtown, 1515 Commerce St, Tacoma (3-min walk to campus)