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Directions & Parking

Sieg BuildingThe University of Washington's department of Human Centered Design & Engineering is located in Lee Paul Sieg Building, on the southwest corner of the Husky Union Building (HUB) lawn, just south of Allen Library.

If you are parking in Central Garage, take the Gerberding Building exit and walk toward the fountain (with Red Square behind you). Turn left before Mary Gates Hall and continue under the Allen Library overpass. Turn right and you will see Sieg Building on your left after passing Allen Library.

Campus map to Sieg Building

Public transit

A light rail system provides quick access to campus from downtown Seattle, south Seattle neighborhoods, and SeaTac airport, and more than 50 Metro and Community Transit bus routes serve the University District. See Riding the Bus or Train for routes. 

Driving directions to the UW and parking information

The closest parking garage to Sieg Building is the Central Garage beneath Red Square.

To get to the Central Plaza Garage from I-5, 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. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit.

For information on parking fees, please visit the UW Commuter Services website.

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