Campus map, directions and parking information

Address and location

Washington State University Vancouver
14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue
Vancouver, WA, USA 98686-9600
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If you have a disability that requires special materials, services or assistance, contact the Access Center at 360-546-9238 or as soon as possible to discuss your specific needs.


Visitor parking:

  • Free 30-minute visitor parking is available on the west side of the Dengerink Administration and Classroom buildings, and the north side of the Student Services Center.
  • For longer stays, visitor parking is available in the Blue lot or at two-hour meter locations (see campus map).

Daily parking:

  • Two automated pay stations are available for purchase of parking receipts valid in the north Blue lot (exact cash or VISA/MasterCard). Daily rate is $3 and drops to $1.50 after 5 p.m. Please see map above for location of Blue lot and pay stations.
  • Green 2 and Orange parking lots require payment at one of the metered parking spots or display of prepaid parking permits.
  • Green 1 and all Gray parking lots are reserved for prepaid parking permit holders only.
  • Payment for parking is required Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Thirty-minute visitor parking, metered parking, handicapped parking, reserved and no parking spaces are enforced 24 hours, seven days a week.

For more parking information, please visit the Parking Services website.

Getting to campus

Public transportation:

C-TRAN's #19 Salmon Creek bus route offers service to WSU Vancouver during the week. Visit the C-TRAN website for more information. 


From Portland, Gresham, Vancouver (heading north):

  • From I-5 North or I-205 North, take the 134th Street exit.
  • Turn right (east) and follow 134th Street as it turns into Salmon Creek Avenue.
  • Follow the WSU Vancouver signs to the entrance on your left.

From Longview, Olympia, Seattle (heading south):

  • From I-5 South, take the I-205 exit, then immediately take the 134th Street exit.
  • Turn left (east) onto 134th Street and follow it as it turns into Salmon Creek Avenue.
  • Follow the WSU Vancouver signs to the entrance on your left.