School of Medicine Central Loading Dock

The Dock is located at the corner of Campus Drive and Welch Road with the entrance on Welch Road.

1291 Welch Road Stanford, CA.  94305

Hours of Operation

7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday.  


  • 15 Minute parking OK
  • You may park here to drop something off to the Loading Dock Manager
  • If you need to park for a longer period, please use metered spaces

Shipping Services and Contractors


All Deliveries to the School of Medicine must come through the Central Loading Dock.

  • The Dock will be staffed Monday to Friday between 7:00am and 4:00pm
  • Trucks will be allowed to enter until 4pm, after which access will be prohibited
  • Gates will be locked upon departure of the final vehicle, but in no case later than 6pm
  • There is No Overnight Parking of vehicles or ancillary equipment
  • See Delivery Guidelines   for more information

Buildings linked by the Tunnel System

  • Alway Building 07-307
  • Clark Center 07-340
  • CCSR 07-590
  • Beckman Building 07-530
  • Boswell Building 07-305
  • Edwards Building 07-309
  • Fairchild Science Center 07-520
  • Grant Building 07-306
  • Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC) 07-515
  • Lane Building 07-308 Lane Medical Library 07-308A
  • Lorry I. Lokey Stem Cell Research Building (SIM 1) 07-535
  • Research Animal Facility (RAF 1) 07-330
  • Research Animal Facility (RAF 2) 07-335

Mail Delivery

There are two ways to receive a delivery through the loading dock: (1) The carrier delivers the package directly to the consignee at their office, or, (2) the consignee makes arrangements with the carrier to sign for the package at the loading dock.

For mail services, such as Inter Department mail or USPS, please refer to the Mail Room or contact them at 723-5130.

Surface Parking Lots