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Visitors will find the Department of Management Science and Engineering administrative offices in the Huang Engineering Center.

Huang Engineering Center
475 Via Ortega
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-4121

Visiting Stanford University


Parking is available across the street in the parking structure at Panama Street and Via Ortega. There also are multiple parking ticket kiosks in the Tressider Union lot that take coins, paper money and credit cards.

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Driving directions

From Highway 101

Take the Embarcadero Road Exit west toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez Street as it enters the university. Stay in the left lane and continue toward the center of campus. Turn right onto Campus Drive. Follow the Campus Drive loop until you reach Panama Street. Turn left onto Panama and continue to the multilevel parking structure at the corner of Panama and Via Ortega, where you will find hourly pay parking.

From Highway 280

Exit Sand Hill Road east toward Stanford. Continue east past the traffic light at Santa Cruz Avenue and turn right at Stock Farm Road. Turn left at the second road, Campus Drive West. Turn right onto Panama Street and continue to the multilevel parking structure at the corner of Panama and Via Ortega, where you will find hourly pay parking.

From Caltrain

From the station, follow Palm Drive into the center of campus, with downtown Palo Alto behind you.  Alternatively, there is a free shuttle service (the Marguerite) from the Caltrain station to the center of campus. By train, Palo Alto is roughly one hour south of San Francisco and 30 minutes north of San Jose.

Nearby airports

Shared shuttle

The easiest and economical way to get to your hotel from the airport is via shared ride through a service such as SuperShuttle*.

*Receive $6 off each way on Shared Ride and $7 off each way on Exclusive Blue Van or ExecuCar service (coupon code T9X58). For shared ride service, each additional passenger pays only $10.

Rental car

Enterprise offers discounted rate for Stanford affiliates.

Public transportation from SFO

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) operates rapid rail service directly between SFO and northern San Mateo County. The SFO BART Station is on the Departure/Ticketing Level of the International Terminal (Boarding Area G side). BART is easily accessed from any terminal by riding SFO’s AirTrain to the Garage G/BART Station stop. Take the BART to Millbrae Station and transfer to Caltrain Commuter Rail southbound and get off at Palo Alto Station. Caltrain serves communities on the Peninsula and South Bay, with service between San Francisco and Gilroy. Weekday express trains operate between Millbrae and Palo Alto during commute hours. Depending on your hotel location, you may walk or take a free shuttle to your hotel from the Palo Alto Caltrain Station.

Public Transportation from SJC

Take VTA Airport Flyer to Santa Clara Caltrain Station, board a northbound train and get off at Palo Alto Station.

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Where to Stay

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