The following information has been compiled for conference participants commuting just a few miles or flying in. If you have questions or need assistance making travel plans, please contact us.
The University of Washington maintains a list of child care providers
located on or near the UW campus in Seattle to help participants with children identify appropriate resources for their childcare needs.
The UW campus is well-served by Seattle Metro Transit
buses and light rail. The UW Husky Stadium light rail station provides direct service to and from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in about 50 minutes. Please note that the Husky Station stop is a 10-minute (0.5 mile) walk from central campus, but around a mile away from campus hotels (some of which may offer a shuttle or pickup service from the station).
Seattle is served by taxis (for instance, Yellow Cab
, if you're coming from the airport) as well as both Lyft
. Car sharing services such as Car2Go
, and ZipCar
have a large presence around campus and Puget Sound. The app OneBusAway
can help if using public transit.
The free UW Health Sciences shuttle
makes WEEKDAY ONLY laps around the University District, including a pickup at UW Tower across the street from the Marriott Residence Inn (also accessible to Graduate Seattle guests about a block to the east), as well as a stop near the Watertown Hotel on Roosevelt Avenue.
For participants traveling from outside the Puget Sound area, please take note of the following hotels within walking distance of the UW campus:
Note: Be wary of third parties who contact you to offer arranging your travel
accommodations, as they are not authorized and may be fraudulent.
A number of dining halls and cafes
on the UW campus are open to the public. During lunchtime, most UW students will walk directly off campus onto University Way ("The Ave"), which has a number of restaurants of varying price and quality. University Village
also has several restaurant options. Department favorites include:
To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at
206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), or
The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.
The Applied Mathematics Department is UW Green Office Certified (Gold level),
and we seek to reduce our environmental impact by inspiring and supporting
sustainable efforts by students, faculty, and staff. You can help us
accomplish our goals by:
- Bringing your own reusable water bottle to fill at nearby water fountains
- Using public transportation when possible
- Using a laptop for note taking
- Discarding items in recycling and compost