Conference Services

Driving Directions to Evergreen

Welcome to Olympia and The Evergreen State College!

Our campus is an hour's drive from the Seattle-Tacoma international airport. Evergreen and the State Capital are located at the southernmost tip of Puget Sound, situated between Portland and Seattle along I-5. We serve as a gateway for travel to and from the Olympic Peninsula and Pacific Ocean beaches, as well as Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.

How To Get Here

Whether you are coming from the north or south, take Interstate 5 into Olympia, then turn onto Highway 101 at exit 104 and follow 101 west for three miles to The Evergreen State College exit.

Stay to the left and continue on the Evergreen Parkway another two miles. Exit to the left onto McCann Plaza to reach the main campus entrance. Parking permits for B and C lots are sold at the information booth.

If You Are Staying In Campus Housing

Drive past the main campus entrance and take the next left onto Overhulse Place. When you reach Driftwood Road, turn left and travel ½ mile to parking lot F. After you park, you will have a short walk to our Summer Guest Services office in residence hall 'A' where you will check in, receive your apartment key and purchase your single or multi-day parking permit. Please display the permit on your vehicle dashboard.

To the Organic Farm House

Continue on the Evergreen Parkway past the main campus to Overhulse Road, turn left on Overhulse road, left on Driftwood road, left on Lewis Road. The Organic Farm will be on the left hand side of Lewis Road.

Campus Area Map

This Olympia Area Map (PDF) can be viewed and printed using the free Adobe Reader.

Please click on the following link for a detailed Campus Map (PDF).

More maps and information about Evergreen's campus are available on our Tour site.