Dollars for Scholars Affiliate Conference: Washington

We are happy to return to Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma for this year's Dollars for Scholars Affiliate Conference in Washington. You can find a map of the campus here. Google Maps driving directions are available here, or you can print this page with the directions below.


Registration (8:00 - 9:00), the Welcome and Keynote Addresses (9:00 - 9:45), Lunch (12:00 - 1:00) and the Wrap-Up (3:00 - 3:30) will all be held in the Rieke Science Center, Room 103.


The Affiliate Operations breakout track will be held in the same room. Beginning and Experienced ChapterNet breakouts will be held in the Morken Center; Beginning sessions will be in Room 203 and Advanced sessions in Room 124.


Visitor parking is in the Morken Lot, closest to the classroom spaces. To get there from I-5 North or South:

1. Take exit 127 for WA – 512 East toward Puyallup
2. If coming from North of PLU, turn left onto WA – 512 East, if coming from South of PLU, turn right onto WA – 512 East.
3. Take the WA – 7 South/Pacific Avenue exit toward Parkland/Spanaway
4. Turn right onto WA – 7 South/Pacific Ave South
5. Turn right onto 121st ST South
6. Take the 2nd left onto Park Avenue South.
7. Travel down the hill and take a right onto 125th St S
8. At the stop sign, take a right onto Yakima Ave S. This will turn into 124th St S.
9. Take a right onto 10th Ave S. Parking in the Morken Lot will be available on the left.

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