Contact & Directions
Please note that department and university offices will be closed for Winter Break from December 12, 2020 until January 3, 2021. Any mail sent during that time will not be received until January 4, 2021.
Department Chair: Krista Lawlor
Department Administrator: Karen Ajluni
Bldg. 90, Room 91AA
Phone: (650) 723-1404
Directions and Parking
Directions to Stanford University, and printable maps of the campus with parking locations, can be found at the official Maps & Directions page.
For information on options for visitor parking, please visit the Parking and Transportation Website. The closest metered lots to the department are located on the Oval at the end of Palm Drive and at the corner of Serra and Galvez Streets.
Places to Stay
Short Term Housing
Stanford's local lodging guide is available here
There are also some affordable places to stay on campus for short visits or while you look for more permanent housing, such as:
THE STANFORD GUEST HOUSE
2575 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Resources for Finding More Permanent Housing
To find available housing in the Stanford area, here are some online sources:
STANFORD COMMUNITY HOUSING SERVICES
Old Union, Room 214
Stanford, CA 94305-3012
You can search local rental listings (including on-campus listings) here to get an idea of the kinds of rentals available. They also survey housing prices, and post average cost information. Some of the information contained in the Community Housing Services Web site is available only to current Stanford affiliates. To gain access to the restricted information in the Web pages entitled "Looking for Housing in the Stanford Area," "Community Housing Listings," and "Helpful Information" you will be required to enter a user name and password.
- Stanford Report (The Stanford Report offers listings of available housing, and you can also place an ad describing the kind of housing you need.)
- Palo Alto Weekly Online