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The Mediterranean Studies Forum
Stanford University

Stanford Global Studies Division
417 Galvez Mall
Encina Hall West, Rm. 212
Stanford, CA 94305-6045 USA

Email and Phone
Phone: (650) 736-8169
Fax: (650) 723-3010



Directions and Parking

Our program office is located on the second floor of the West Wing of Encina Hall on the Stanford Campus. Enter Encina Hall West through the doors on the Hoover Tower side of the building. Take the elevator or stairs up to the second floor. Our office is located in Room 212.

By train, bus and Marguerite Shuttle:
Take CalTrain to the Downtown Palo Alto station or Buses to the Palo Alto Transit Center (adjacent to the train station). Catch the free Marguerite Shuttle Line Y from the station. Get off at the stop at the intersection of Galvez and Serra Streets.

By car:
For detailed directions, please consult Stanford University’s Maps & Directions site.

From 101, take the Embarcadero Road exit. Head east on Embarcadero St. toward the Stanford campus. After crossing El Camino Real, Embarcadero Street changes names to Galvez Street. Continue east on Galvez Street until you reach Serra Street. Turn left on Serra Street Encina Hall will be directly on your right.

From 280, take the Sandhill Road exit, head west toward campus. Turn right on Stock Farm Road, then left on Campus Drive West. Follow Campus Drive to Galvez St. Take a right on Galvez Street until you reach Serra Street. Turn left on Serra Street. Encina Hall will be directly on your right.

Parking is free on campus after 4:00 pm on weekdays and is free all day on weekends. Before 4:00 pm, Limited meter parking is available in front of Encina Hall and as well as on Galvez Street, Serra Street, and Memorial Way (between Alumni Center & (between the Alumni Center and SIEPR Building on Galvez Street). For more information, please consult Parking and Transportation.