Answered By: Gabe Gossett
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2016     Views: 92

Directions & Parking (click here to view Google Map)

  • Take the Samish Way Exit (Exit 252) from Interstate 5.

  • Turn west on Bill McDonald Parkway heading up the hill toward Western Washington University. You will pass Sehome High School on the left-hand side.

  • Turn left on 25th Street and immediately left into Lot 33G (directly opposite the main entrance to the Goltz-Murray Archives Building).

  • Parking in Lot 33G is free for non-WWU researchers visiting the Archives Building. Please request a daily pass at the Archives Building front desk upon arrival. 

  • Archives staff are not permitted to provide parking passes to WWU faculty, staff or students. WWU faculty, staff and students should stop by the Parking Services Desk at the Campus Services Building to request a pass (or to temporarily reassign an existing pass) for Lot 33G.


Bus Service

Whatcom Transportation Authority provides bus service via the Goltz-Murray Archives Building, including from the following locations:

  • WWU Viking Union - Routes 105, 107, 190

  • WWU Lincoln Creek Park and Ride - Routes 190, 90A*, 90B* (*During WWU term-time only)

  • Downtown Bellingham Bus Station - Routes 105, 107, 108, 190, 25X, 28X

WTA Route information provided by the WWU Transportation Office, updated August 6, 2008. Additional information about traveling to and around campus is available on the WWU Transportation website at