Contact Info and Directions

Contacting the Department

Department of Geological Sciences
400 University Avenue
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, Washington 98926 USA

Directions to the Campus and the Department

Central Washington University is located in the eastern foothills of the Cascasdes range, on I-90, about 2 hours east of Seattle. The city of Ellensburg is adjacent to the campus.

From the west:
Take I-90 Exit 106 and continue on the offramp northeast as it crosses above the interstate. Go straight at the 4-way stop and continue on this road as it loops up and over the railroad tracks and into town. This road becomes University Way, from which directions for Lind and Hebeler Halls continue below.

From the east:
Take I-90 Exit 109 and turn right onto Canyon Rd. As you follow it north, Canyon will become Main St. At the intersection of Main and University Way, turn right onto University Way. Follow the directions below to proceed to Lind or Hebeler Hall.

Lind and Hebeler Halls

The Geology Department resides in two buildings on the CWU campus:

The main offices of the Department of Geological Sciences are located on the first and second floors of Lind Hall, located on the NW corner of University Way and Chestnut street. There is temporary parking just north of Lind Hall on Chestnut Ave.

The Geodesy, Geophysics and Active Tectonics groups are located across campus on the first floor of Hebeler Hall, located on D street, two blocks north of University Way. There is temporary parking in a small lot just north of Hebeler Hall.