116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

University Map, Parking, and Conference Shuttle Info

PAMLA 2018 Conference Site and Map

The 2018 PAMLA Conference is being held on the campus of Western Washington University. Click here for campus maps, parking, and driving directions.

Or, for a lovely map of WWU, go here.

Conference registration will take place in the Miller Hall Collaborative Space of the Western Washington University campus.

Conference Parking at Western Washington University

There will be free parking on Saturday and Sunday in Lot C at Western Washington University (a 15 minute walk from our conference site).

There will be a $10 charge for parking in Lot C on Friday. If Lot C fills up on Friday, you may be directed to a more distant lot, one that has a shuttle to the campus for $1.

For more information about how to park in Lot C, please scroll to the bottom of this page.*

PAMLA 2018 Conference Shuttle Schedule

55-Passenger Shuttle Drop-off and Pick-Up Sites:

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bellingham (4260 Mitchell Way, Bellingham, WA 98226)
Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham (714 Lakeway Dr., Bellingham, WA 98229)
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (by Viking Union and Wilson Library)
Aslan Depot, Downtown Bellingham (1322 N. State St., Bellingham, 98225 – Saturday nt. only)

Shuttle service is complimentary for PAMLA members. Do please plan to arrive at your destination early as the shuttle could get delayed; arrive a bit early as well to your shuttle pickup spot.

PAMLA does not guarantee that the shuttle will be available—shuttles could be delayed, could break down, and could fill. You are wise to plan extra time to get to your destination in case of any shuttle problems.

For questions about, or during the conference problems with the shuttle service, please call or text PAMLA Executive Director, Craig Svonkin: 626-354-7526

Friday, November 9, 2018
(Bus service on Friday by Bellair Charters)

6:50 am – Leaves Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites for Four Points and then WWU (Holiday Inn: 4260 Mitchell Way, Bellingham, WA 98226—by the Bellingham Airport)
7:10 am – Leaves Four Points by Sheraton for WWU (Four Points by Sheraton: 714 Lakeway Dr., Bellingham, WA 98229)
7:20 am – Drops off at Western Washington University (WWU)—as close to the Viking Union and Wilson Library as possible (WWU: 516 High St., Bellingham, WA 98225)
7:40 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
8:00 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
8:10 am – Drops off at WWU then leaves for Four Points
8:25 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
8:35 am – Drops off at WWU then leaves for Holiday Inn
8:55 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
9:15 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
9:25 am – Drops off at WWU then leaves for Holiday Inn
9:45 am – Drops off at Holiday Inn (no pickup at this time – driver break)
10:10 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
10:30 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
10:45 am – Leaves WWU for Four Points
11:00 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
11:10 am – Leaves WWU for Four Points
11:25 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
11:45 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
12:05 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
12:15 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
12:35 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
12:55 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
1:05 pm – Drops off at Four Points (no pickup at this time – break for driver swap)
1:35 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
1:55 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
2:15 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
2:25 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
2:50 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
3:10 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
3:20 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
3:40 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
4:00 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
4:10 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
4:30 pm – Drops off at Holiday Inn (no pickup at this time – break for driver)
4:55 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
5:15 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
5:30 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
5:50 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
6:10 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
6:25 pm – Leaves Four Points for WWU
6:40 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
6:50 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
7:10 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
7:30 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
7:40 pm – Drops off at Four Points (last stop of the night)

Saturday, November 10, 2018
(Bus Service on Saturday by Starline Luxury Coaches)

6:30 am – Leaves Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites for Four Points and then WWU
6:49 am – Leaves Four Points by Sheraton for WWU
6:59 am – Drops off at Western Washington University (WWU—as close to the Viking Union and Wilson Library as possible) and then leaves for Holiday Inn
7:20 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
7:39 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
7:49 am – Drops off at WWU and then leaves for Four Points
7:59 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
8:09 am – Drops off at WWU and then leaves for Holiday Inn
8:30 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
8:50 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
9:00 am – Leaves WWU for Four Points
9:12 am – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
9:30 am – Drops off at Holiday Inn (no pickup at this time – driver break)
9:50 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
10:09 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
10:19 am – Leaves WWU for Four Points
10:29 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
10:40 am – Leaves WWU for Four Points
10:55 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
11:15 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
11:35 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
11:45 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
12:05 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
12:25 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points 
12:35 pm – Drops off at Four Points (no pickup at this time – lunch break for driver)
1:05 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
1:25 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
1:45 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
1:55 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
2:15 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
2:35 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
2:45 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
3:00 pm – Drops off at Holiday Inn (no pickup at this time – break for driver swap)
3:15 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
3:35 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
3:50 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
4:10 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
4:30 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
4:40 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
5:00 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
5:20 pm – Leaves WWU for Holiday In 
5:40 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
6:00 pm – Drops off at Four Points (no pickup at this time – break for driver)
6:20 pm – Leaves Four Points for WWU
6:35 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
6:45 pm – Leaves Four Points for WWU
6:55 pm – Leaves WWU for Aslan Depot, Downtown Bellingham
7:05 pm – Drops off at Aslan Depot (1322 N. State St, Bellingham 98225) & leaves for Holiday Inn
7:25 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
7:45 pm –Leaves Four Points for Aslan Depot
7:55 pm – Leaves Aslan Depot for Holiday Inn
8:15 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
8:35 pm –Leaves Four Points for Aslan Depot
8:45 pm – Leaves Aslan Depot for Holiday Inn
9:05 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
9:25 pm – Leaves Four Points for Aslan Depot
9:35 pm – Drop off at Aslan Depot (no pickup at this time—dinner break for driver)
10:05 pm – Leaves Aslan Depot for Holiday Inn
10:25 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
10:45 pm – Leaves Four Points for Aslan Depot
10:55 pm – Leaves Aslan Depot for Holiday Inn 
11:15 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
11:34 pm – Leaves Four Points for Aslan Depot
11:43 pm – Leaves Aslan Depot for Four Points
11:53 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
12:10 am –Drops off at Holiday Inn (last stop of the night)

Sunday, November 11, 2018
(Bus service on Sunday by Bellair Charters)

6:30 am – Leaves Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bellingham for Four Points and then WWU
6:49 am – Leaves Four Points by Sheraton for WWU
7:00 am – Drops off at Western Washington University (WWU, near Viking Union and Wilson Library) and then leaves for Four Points
7:12 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
7:22 am – Drops off at WWU and leaves for Holiday Inn
7:41 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
8:00 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
8:10 am – Drops off at WWU and leaves for Holiday Inn
8:30 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
8:50 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
9:00 am – Leaves WWU for Holiday Inn
9:20 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for Four Points
9:40 am – Leaves Four Points for WWU
9:55 am – Leaves WWU for Four Points
10:10 am – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
10:30 am – Drops off at Holiday Inn (no pickup at this time – break for driver)
10:50 am – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
11:10 am – Leaves WWU for Four Points
11:20 am – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
11:39 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
11:58 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
12:07 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
12:25 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
12:45 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
12:55 pm –Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
1:15 pm – Leaves Holiday Inn for WWU
1:35 pm – Leaves WWU for Four Points
1:44 pm – Leaves Four Points for Holiday Inn
2:00 pm – Final drop off at Holiday Inn (last stop)

Participant parking:

C-lot parking: This lot is on South Campus. There will be signs directing participants to park in C-lot. Parking in the C lots are free on the weekend so participants will only pay to park on Friday. Parking will cost $10. It will take you approximately 15 minutes to walk from the C-lot parking to Miller Hall.

Participant parking instructions for C-lot 

To operate the pay station in C Lots: 

Step 1: Press any key to “wake up” the pay station from power save mode. 

Step 2: Enter license plate # 

Step 3: choose the option that best fits your time frame 

Step 4: Enter the duration of your parking time. Depending on the option you chose in step 3, the duration may be in hours or days. 

Step 5: Confirmation, enter ok. 

Step 6: Screen will show the amount due. Follow payment instructions on screen to complete your purchase, and receipt will print. (You do not need the receipt on your dash as it is all done by license plate readers. 

*It is important that you enter the correct license plate in the pay station. Extended Education, 516 High 

Driving directions to parking lots 

Directions from I-5 to C lot pay station and parking lot 

1. Take exit 252 to merge onto S Samish Way toward Western Washington University 

a. From I-5 South: Merge onto S Samish way, follow signs for WWU. In 0.2 mi turn left to stay on S Samish Way. 

b. From I-5 North: Turn right onto S Samish Way, merge into the far left lane 

2. Turn left onto Bill McDonald Parkway (Pass by Wendy’s fast food restaurant on your right) 

3. In 1 mile, turn right onto S College Drive 

4. In 50 ft. turn left into the parking lot, the pay station will be near the entrance to the lot