Parking & Directions
Stanford parking is free after 4:00 pm and on weekends (except where 24-hour-enforced signs are posted). No permits are required. Most Continuing Studies courses are located in or near the Main Quad to allow access to parking in the Oval. Please be aware that parking can be difficult on campus. For information on where to park on campus, visit the Parking and Transportation website.
If you need special parking accommodations due to a disability, call or email the Diversity and Access office for assistance: 650-725-0326 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit our Driving Directions page for more detailed information.
The Marguerite, Stanford's free public shuttle system, offers transportation to and from the Palo Alto Transit Center. The main shuttle lines traverse the campus Monday through Friday all year (except University holidays). All buses are wheelchair-accessible and have bicycle racks. Marguerite is free and open to the public - no ID required. Lines N and O offer evening service between the Palo Alto Transit Center and top of the Oval. For more information on the Marguerite shuttle including schedules and maps, visit the Parking and Transportation website.
For more information on Bay Area Transit (Caltrain, VTA, BART, etc) options visit the Bay Area Transit page on the Parking and Transportation website.
For a close-up view of any location on the Stanford Campus, visit the Searchable Campus Map site. Type in the name of your building to see a detailed map.