The Department of Asian Languages & Literature main office is located in 225 Gowen Hall (map) on the University of Washington campus in Seattle.
**The office staff are working remotely during Summer 2020. Please contact us by email or telephone.**
Monday-Friday 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-4:30pm
Closed for lunch 12:00-1:00pm
Department of Asian Languages & Literature
University of Washington
225 Gowen Hall, Box 353521
Seattle, WA 98195-3521
Telephone: (206) 543-4996
Fax: (206) 685-4268
Parking for Gowen Hall:
The most convenient place to park for Gowen Hall is the Central Plaza Garage located at 15th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 41st Street. Enter the underground garage and stop at the manned gatehouse to purchase a parking permit. Ask the gatehouse attendant if you may park on the C3 or C5 levels of the garage as those provide the most direct access to Gowen Hall. If you need to park in a disability stall, just inform the gatehouse attendant and they will designate disability parking on your permit.
After you park, display your permit face-up on the dashboard. Then, take the Kane Hall elevator up to the street level. Gowen Hall is located across the pedestrian path, at the south end of the Quad (map). If the Central Plaza Garage happens to be full, the gatehouse attendant will redirect you to the nearest available parking.
You may also contact us by filling out the form below.