Seattle: How to get here, What to do
Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest and the county seat of King County. Our temperate climate and waterfront proximity makes for the perfect location for a summer symposium. We've compiled useful links below for you to make the most of your visit to Seattle and the University of Washington.
Perhaps the best resource is the City of Seattle Visitor's Information Guide which has information on local activities, transportation, points of interest, weather, and other services.
University of Washington Visitor's Information Guide has information on campus-specifics, including maps, information on parking, and information on getting to the University district.
- Getting to Seattle and University of Washington
- Finding your way around Seattle
- Accessibility Services
- University of Washington Interactive Map
- Services around the University district
- University Village (upscale outdoor shopping and dining center in close proximity to the UW campus)
- Alder Commons (facility where Symposium will be held)
- Seattle Neighborhood Guide
Getting to Seattle and University of Washington
- Getting to and from Sea-Tac Airport
- Driving to University of Washington
- Public transportation to University of Washington
The conference venue is fully accessible, but for accessibility related to University of Washington or Seattle follow the links below.
University of Washington accessibility:
Taxi Companies offering Wheelchair-accessible taxis:
Sea-Tac airport accessibility:
- Super Shuttle offering accessible transportation from airport
- Sea-Tac Airport Accessibility Services Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs
To request disability accommodation at University of Washington, contact the Disability Services Office at: 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), or email at . The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.