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Directions, Maps & Parking


Traveling North on I-5

  • Take I-5 Exit 81 (Mellen Street exit).
  • Turn right and travel east (right hand turn from exit ramp) on Mellen Street.
  • Mellen Street angles to the left and becomes Alder Street.
  • Travel three blocks on Alder until you come to Washington Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Washington Avenue, and travel three blocks.
  • You will be at the southwest corner of the college.
  • Turn right onto Pear Street, and you will be on the south perimeter of the campus.

Traveling South on I-5

  • Take I-5 Exit 82 (Harrison Street exit).
  • Turn left and travel east (left hand turn from exit ramp) on Harrison Street.
  • Harrison Street angles to the right, then to the left, and becomes Main Street.
  • Turn right from Main Street onto Rock Street.
  • Travel one block, and you will be at the northeast perimeter of the campus.

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Maps & Transportation

Parking and Permits

Parking is available with a permit during the day in any of the campus parking lots; street parking is also available. Student and guest parking permits may be obtained at the Welcome Desk in the TransAlta Commons Building, located at the corner of Pear Street and Washington Avenue. Please bring your student ID and license plate number with you. Permits are free. For more parking information, contact the Welcome Desk at 360-736-9391 or the Facilities office at 360-623-8947.

Special Parking Spaces

Students and staff who own electric cars, hybrid cars, or participate in a carpool will have reserved parking spots available. The electric car parking spots will have 120 volt, 15 amp outlet service for each spot. Vehicle owners will have to submit proof of fuel type to qualify for these designated spots. Cars will have to display proof of permit in their car. Availability of space is not guaranteed, but more spots may open up depending on popularity.

For more information, contact:
Student Parking: 360-736-9391
Electric/Hybrid Car Parking: 360-623-8947
Staff/Faculty Parking: 360-623-8947
Carpool Parking: 360-736-9391