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DIRECTIONS

Please note: Commencement at Oregon State University in Corvallis is planned for the same time as WOU’s ceremony, so traffic likely will be heavier than normal on highways between Monmouth and Corvallis.

 

Interstate 5 Northbound

Take Exit 249 (Commercial Street). Follow Commercial Street into Salem, and as you near downtown, Commercial will curve to the right and become Liberty Street. Stay on Liberty until you reach Marion Street. Turn left, cross the bridge onto Highway 22, and follow the signs marked “Dallas/Ocean Beaches.” Stay on Highway 22 until you take Exit 16, which is Highway 99W. Go south about six miles to Monmouth. Turn right at the stop light onto Main Street. Follow Main Street to Monmouth Avenue and turn right.

 

Alternate Northbound Route

From I-5, take Exit 228 and follow Route 34 towards Corvallis. After crossing the Willamette River into Corvallis, turn right at the second light onto scenic highway 99W. Continue north about 20 miles until you reach Monmouth; turn left at the stop light onto Main Street. Follow Main Street west to Monmouth Avenue and turn right.

 

Interstate 5 Southbound

Take Exit 260A (Salem Parkway). Follow the Parkway into Salem. The Parkway will curve to the left and become Commercial Street. Stay on Commercial until you reach Marion Street. Turn right, cross the bridge on to Highway 22, and follow the signs marked “Dallas/Ocean Beaches.” Stay on Highway 22 until you take Exit 16, which is Highway 99W. Go south about six miles to Monmouth. Turn right at the stop light onto Main Street. Follow Main Street west to Monmouth Avenue and turn right.

 

General Parking

All parking lots on campus will be available for public parking. Church Street will be closed to traffic and parking.

 

Disability Parking

Lot G will be reserved for disability parking only. Access to the lot is on the west side of the stadium, off of Stadium Drive.

Wheelchair users should park on the south end of Lot G for easiest access to the wheelchair seating area at the stadium. Visitors who are dropping off a wheelchair user can do so before continuing to the general parking area. Ushers will be available to take wheelchair users to the seating area at the stadium.

 

Other transportation

Airplane: The closest major airport to Monmouth is Portland International Airport. Upon arrival there, visitors would need to rent a car to drive to Monmouth via Interstate 5.

Train: Amtrak serves the Interstate 5 corridor, and the closest stop to Monmouth is in Salem. Upon arrival there, visitors would need to rent a car to drive to Monmouth via Highway 22.

Bus: Although Monmouth is accessible from Salem using Cherriots CART buses, they do not run on weekends.

Bicycle: Highway 99W is a bike-friendly road. For more information about popular routes that connect with 99W and Monmouth, see our bike route page.

 

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University Registrar

503-838-8327 | or e-mail: registrar@wou.edu