|2017 G.A.L. Convention
Traveling to Tacoma and PLU
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The GAL Convention is being held at our usual venue, Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), located in the suburb of Parkland just south of Tacoma.
Driving Directions to PLU
Located just off of the I-5 corridor, PLU has a very accessible campus. For directions from I-5 to our Anderson University Center, please see below:
Pacific Lutheran University
Take exit 127 for WA – 512 East toward Puyallup
Getting to PLU from SEATAC Airport
SeaTac International Airport is a 45 minute drive from PLU in good traffic. You can reach PLU from the airport via rental car, shuttle service or bus.
See below for bus service.
Getting to PLU via train or bus
Amtrak and Greyhound are located in downtown Tacoma and connect with PLU by local bus (Pierce Transit) or taxi.
Pierce Transit is the local bus service which connects to Sound Transit (at the airport). To get directions and schedule to get from the airport (SEATAC) to Pacific Lutheran University: Type in Seatac Airport as your starting point and type in Pacific Lutheran University as your end point.
OUR CONVENTION SITE
This will be our 12th convention at Pacific Lutheran University, which is located close to Guild headquarters, and has received great reviews from our members. It has a beautiful campus with lots of trees, and great venues for all our workshops, lectures, concerts and exhibition.
Western Washington has a mild summer climate, with temperatures usually in the 70s, and comfortable humidity. We suggest you bring a light jacket or sweater for the possible cool evening.
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