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Directions to the CHDD

The CHDD is located directly behind the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) at the south end of the UW campus in Seattle, Washington.

Address for GPS devices:

1959 NE Pacific
Seattle, WA 98195

Mailing Address:

Box 357920

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7920

Street Address:

1701 NE Columbia Rd
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7920

CHDD location map

Click here to view UW Campus map with location of CHDD (pdf)

Public Transit to the CHDD

Buses that stop in front of the UW Medical Center at NE Pacific St. and NE Pacific Pl. may include:
King County Metro: 25, 43, 44, 48, 133, 167, 271, 272, 277
Sound Transit: 540. 542, 556
Metro bus schedules and maps (includes links to other transportation agencies: Community Transit, Everett Transi,t Pierce Transit, Sound Transit, South Lake Union Streetcar, and Washington State Ferries).
To use the King Co. Metro Trip planner, type University of Washington Medical Center into the "where does your trip end?" blank on the form.

Taxi Stop

Taxis stop in front of the main entrance to the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC).

Health Sciences Express Shuttle

Buses run between the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), UW Medical Center Roosevelt Clinics and Harborview (HS Express) Schedule Map

  • The stop is located at the SE corner of the UWMC.
  • You enter the UW Medical Center and take the elevator to the third floor and continue to the Information Desk.
  • At the Information Desk, obtain directions and maps to the CHDD.

Medical Center Shuttle Buses

The UW Medical Center stop for Shuttles listed below is located between the Surgery Pavilion and the UWMC Building.
UWMC South Lake Union Schedule Map
Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center & Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center Schedule Map

Drop-offs at the CHDD

You may drop off at the west side (lower) entrance of the CHDD clinic building on Ferry Rd. (S9 parking) using the turn-around. Please be aware of others that may need to use the area as well.

Columbia road, in front of CHDD, is for School buses for the Haring Center/EEU.

Parking Facilities for Medical Appointments, Research Participants and Other Visitors

Triangle Garage
Height Clearance: 6 feet 8 inches
Hours: (Parking Staff available): Monday – Friday 6:00 am – midnight, Saturdays 7:30 am – 4 pm
Detail map of Triangle Parking routes (pdf)
Driving Directions:

Surgery Pavilion Parking Garage
Height Clearance: 9 feet 6 inches in Level P1, 6 feet 7 inches in Levels P2 and P3
Hours: Monday – Friday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm, Closed on Weekends
Detail map of Surgery Pavilion Parking routes (pdf)
Driving Directions:

Valet Parking
There is no additional fee for valet parking.
Height Clearance: 6 feet 8 inches
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (closed on weekends)
Detail map of routes for bus/taxi/valet parking (pdf)

Driving Directions:

S1 Parking Garage
Height Clearance: 7 feet 5 inches
Hours: Monday – Friday 6:00 am – 10:00  pm
Parking is complementary at night and from noon Saturday until 6 am Monday, except during special events, such as Husky home games.
Detail map of S1 South Campus Parking routes (pdf)
Drive to east end of S1 and look for CHDD designated parking stalls. Exit S1 east end and enter CHDD Clinic building.
Driving Directions:

Parking Fees and Validation

Most CHDD clinics provide reduced rate parking validation for families with patient appointments. Validation reduces the price of parking. Request parking validation at the CHDD clinic you are visiting. The parking fee is determined by the length of your stay. The maximum fee for Surgery Pavilion, Triangle, and Valet Parking is $10 per day for patients with validation.
Fee schedule for Surgery Pavilion, Triangle, and Valet Parking
Detail map of all CHDD parking (pdf)

The maximum fee for S1 parking is $15 per day.

Parking, maps, and directions brochure

Specialty Care Clinics and S1 parking

Walking to the CHDD from UWMC Parking handout

Parking in E12 and Walking to the CHDD

Disability Parking & UW Accessibility Information

Parking for persons with disabilities is provided in all parking areas. The detailed information for each parking area (links above) provides directions to elevators. Attendants in the parking areas can also provide directions to elevators. Parking permits for disabled and wheelchair areas cost the same as permits for other UW parking areas.

For best results with taxis or online map services, use the street address for the UW Medical Center: 1959 NE Pacific Avenue, Seattle WA 98195.

University of Washington • Center on Human Development and Disability Box 357920 • Seattle WA 98195-7920 USA • 206-543-7701 •