This year’s event is being held at the Husky Union Building Building (HUB) on the University of Washington’s campus, just north of downtown Seattle Washington. The HUB offers an incredible venue that allows WordCamp Seattle to accommodate more attendees than any previous year. See the Interactive map.
4001 Stevens Way NE,
You can learn more about the venue on the HUB website, or by browsing the map we’ve embedded below, which maps the venue and nearby hotels.
Getting to the HUB
Bus Service to the HUB
When using Metro Transit, please use “UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON HUB” as the destination. There are a number of University District Bus Routes that stop at the Husky Union Building. See also UW Commuter Services.
Uber is an on-demand car service you can call straight from you iPhone, anywhere, anytime. They have flat airport specials to downtown, and are available almost anytime, anywhere around Seattle. Download the app on your iPhone or smart phone.
The University of Washington is located right on the Burke-Gilman Trail which stretches from Ballard to Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA. There are bike lockers right next to the HUB to secure your bike.
If you are staying nearby, walking to the campus is a great option, however please allow adequate time to find the building.
Parking near the HUB
If you plan to park on campus, parking passes must be purchased when you get to campus. Parking is between $5-$10 depending on which lot you park in, and can be purchased at any gate where you enter campus/garage.
- Recommended: $10 for all day parking in the Central Plaza Garage which is a 1 block walk away from the HUB Ballroom (map and directions below).
- $5 for all parking in any other lot on campus. These may be a further walk to the HUB, but depending on where you enter campus, can be cheaper all day parking.
- $5 with a disability permit in Lot N22 which is right next to the HUB Ballroom which is equipped with ramps and elevators. Contact UW or talk to the gate attendant when you arrive.
To get to the Central Plaza Garage from I-5 (Point A, below), take the NE 45th Street exit (#169). Turn East onto NE 45th Street. Continue East about one quarter of a mile to 15th Avenue NE and turn right. Head South on 15th Avenue three blocks to NE 41st Street. Turn left at Gate #1 into the Central Plaza Garage (Point B, below). Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit.
Parking is NOT allowed on the brick pavers or pathways that surround the HUB along the north, south or west sides. Additionally, HUB staff do not make parking arrangements and cannot resolve parking citations for customers.