Northwest Majors IX (April 7-9, 2016)
Highline College
2400 South 240th Street
Des Moines, WA 98198


The official hotel of Northwest Majors is Best Western Plus Plaza By The Green, located in Kent, Washington.  Located only 2 miles away from Highline College, and only 20 miles south of Seattle, you can book your room today for the price of $95/night.  All you need to use is the promo code “Northwest Majors IX” in order to secure this price.  Note: You need to CALL the hotel in order to book this rate.  Do not go through the Best Western site or a third party vendor like Expedia or Priceline.

Shuttle information: Plaza By The Green has an hourly shuttle that commutes between the hotel, Highline College and Sea-Tac Airport.  The shuttle leaves the hotel on or around the 45 minute mark of each hour (7:45, 8:45, etc.).  If you are planning on using the Shuttle to commute between Highline College and the hotel, please arrange transportation NO LATER than one hour before your planned departure.

Air Travel information:

Flying in from Sea-Tac Aiport (SEA)

To Highline College: To get to Highline College from Sea-Tac Airport, you drive South on Pacific Highway S (99) until you get to S 240th St where you make a right turn.  Then you will be at Highline College.

Google Maps LINK: From Sea-Tac Airport to Highline College

To get to Plaza By The Green: To get to Plaza By The Green hotel, head East on Washington 518 until you reach I-5. Head South on I-6 until exit 149 (WA-516) toward Des Moines and keep left at the fork.  Turn left on Des Moines Rd, Left onto W Meeker St then left onto Russell Rd.

Google Maps LINK: From Sea-Tac Airport to Plaza By The Green hotel


Free parking is available at Highline College all weekend and no permit is required for this event.

Highline College Map

Northwest Majors in held in the Highline Student Union (Building 8) and is accessible from all three parking lots.

East Parking Lot: Entry only from Pacific Highway S, Entry/Exit from S.240th St. Also accessible from North Parking Lot.
South Parking Lot: Entry from S. 240th St.
North Parking Lot: Entry from 20th Ave. South.
Disabled parking is located in all three parking lots.