Riverpoint Campus

The Riverpoint campus is part of Spokane's University District, located near the heart of downtown along the beautiful Spokane River, and can be reached easily by bikers, walkers, and roller-bladers via the Centennial Trail that runs along the river from beyond downtown into neighboring Idaho.

The campus houses programs of both Eastern Washington University and Washington State University Spokane, with Gonzaga University a neighbor right across the river. Some of the buildings you will frequent while in the MFA program will include:

Phase I Building

Many of the MFA program's classes are held in the Phase I building. Dedicated in 1996, the Phase I Classroom Building also houses the university's College of Business and Public Administration. The building contains a 205 seat auditorium,  classrooms, office space, the Riverpoint Campus Computer Lab.

Computer lab hours:
Monday—Thursday: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m.-5.p.m.
Saturday—Sunday: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.


The EWU Bookstore has a Spokane Center location for Riverpoint Campus students. For more information regarding the EWU Bookstore services, go to http://bookstore.ewu.edu/store1/home.aspx .

Monday—Thursday: 10:00 - 6:00
Friday: 10:00 - 5:00
Saturday—Sunday: Closed


Riverpoint LibraryThe Riverpoint Campus Library is a shared library between Eastern Washington University and Washington State University, located on the second and third floors of the Academic Center. The library provides access to numerous full-text periodical indices, more than 4,000 on-line databases for PC users, a journal collection of more than 400, and a small circulating and reference collection. Professional reference librarians provide support for academic programs located on the Riverpoint campus.

Library hours:
Monday—Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Contact 509.358.7930 or go to the Riverpoint Library website

Riverpoint Parking

Parking permits or parking meter payments are required for on campus parking all day, all hours. See the Parking Operations office in the South Campus Facility for details. Office hours are Monday—Thursday 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m.-noon. For more information, go to http://www.spokane.wsu.edu/aboutWSUSpokane/Visiting/Parking/visitors.html.

For a map of the campus, click here.

For more details about the campus, click here.

Phone: 509.359.4956 || Address: 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd, Suite 425, Spokane, WA 99202