Travel Info

Directions and Lodging

Flight & Transportation

The closest airport is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

Recommended Ground Transportation

Link light rail, Uber or Lyft


  • Faculty from Sponsoring Schools:
    • Lodging will be at the Graduate Seattle. You do not need to contact the hotel to reserve a room. Once you confirm your attendance at the conference, we will automatically reserve your hotel room. We will provide accommodations for you on Thursday and Friday nights (Sept. 17, 18).
  • Faculty from Non-sponsoring schools:
    • Graduate Seattle (Rate $200, about 0.2 miles away from conference venue)
      • Reservations must mention “West Coast Research Symposium by UW Buerk Center” in order to receive the group rate.
      • Reservations can be made by calling 206-634-2000.
      • Via email at Reservations made via email must include the following: Guest Name, Arrival/Departure Date, Address, Phone # & Name of Group (West Coast Research Symposium by UW Buerk Center). To guarantee a reservation, one must give a credit card number and expiration date.
      • Reservation Cut Off is Wednesday, August 12th 2020.