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Meany Hall

Meany Hall is located on the west edge of the University of Washington campus, just minutes from the NE 45th Street I-5 exit. Directions from I-5. Take the NE 45th Street exit. Proceed East on NE 45th Street. Turn right at 15th Ave NE and proceed South. Turn left at NE 41st Street, into the Central Parking Garage (CPG). 

Directions to Meany Hall's Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater (formerly Meany Theater): Once inside the parking garage look for white and purple signs directing you to Meany Theater. Take the elevator to the main lobby of the theater.

Directions to the Meany Studio Theatre: The Meany Studio Theatre is located on the lower level of Meany Hall. If parking in the Central Parking Garage, the closest parking will be on level C1. Signage will direct you to the Meany Studio Theatre which is accessible from the Southwest corner of that level. If coming from campus, look for the food trucks on the brick central plaza (Red Square). Directly behind the food trucks are stairs down through the sculpture garden. The Meany Studio Theatre will be directly in front of you.

Directions to The ArtsUW Ticket Office: The Ticket Office is located at 1313 NE 41st Street, Seattle, WA 98105.


Limited paid parking is available in the Central Plaza Garage located underneath Meany Hall. There are also several surface lots and on-street parking within walking distance.

For parking rates and information, please see UW Visitor Parking. Please note that special event parking rates may apply on occasional dates. 

Meany Center subscribers may order Central Plaza Garage parking passes in advance by contacting the ArtsUW Ticket Office at 206-543-4880. Subscriber pass holders have expedited access via the West Gate entrance (near NE 40th Street and 15th Avenue NE).

New! Pay by Phone Parking

Now you may pay for parking in the Central Plaza Garage with just a few taps on your phone using Pay By Phone. To learn more and download the app, visit PayByPhone Parking. We recommend downloading the app before arriving, as reception in the garage is poor. If you prefer, you may also pay on the PayByPhone website.

Taking Transit

Over 60 bus routes serve the U-District, including many that drive on the campus itself or have stops within a few blocks of Meany Hall. King County Metro's handy Trip Planner is a great tool for finding an easy route to campus. 

There are two Link Light Rail stations within a 10-minute walk of Meany Hall:

  • The U District Light Rail station is located on Brooklyn Avenue NE between NE 45th and NE 43rd streets, with access to Meany Hall via the west side of the University of Washington campus and the University District. 
  • The University of Washington Light Rail station by Husky Stadium is southeast of Meany Hall on the corner of Montlake Boulevard NE near the intersection with NE Pacific Street.

Questions About UW Parking and Transportation Options

Call 206-616-8710 or visit UW Transportation Services.