Maps & Directions

Getting to the Stanford Urban Studies Program

The offices of the Program on Urban Studies are located in the Main Quad on the Stanford campus – in Building 120 (also known as McClatchy Hall) .  The main office is in room 160, on the first floor. 

Arriving from off campus

  • By Car: Our street address is 450 Serra Mall, Stanford CA 94305-2048.  This address can be entered into a mapping and directions website such as Mapquest or Google Maps.

    The nearest metered parking is available on the Oval at the end of Palm Drive.  Please note that parking is monitored Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.  You can find a downloadable parking map of the entire campus here.
  • By Transit: Caltrain is the commuter train serving the San Francisco peninsula. VTA buses serve Santa Clara County (south of campus); SamTrans buses serve San Mateo County (north of campus). 

    All three systems serve the Palo Alto Transit Center.  From there, you can walk or bicycle to the end of Palm Drive (approximately 1 mile), or take a free Marguerite Shuttle to the Main Quad.
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