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NOTICE as of 3/17/2020

The Welcome Center is suspended to comply with county shelter-in-place regulations. Review the agenda to ensure your onboarding addresses these key topics, and view newly created videos that contain important guidance.


Previous information:

  • The Welcome Center is in the Mackenzie Room(Room 300) in the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center at 475 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305. 

  • Additional location details here.

  • Parking will be located in Parking Structure 2 (285 Panama St, Stanford, CA 94305).  We have reserved spaces for Welcome Center attendees.  Parking Enforcement has asked that you put your car's information in the link provided in your information.

  • The Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center is about a 10 minute walk due east of Parking Structure 2.  

Please arrive by 8:00 a.m. to enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast


Driving Directions

From San Francisco

  • Take I-101 South. Exit at University Avenue/Palo Alto/Stanford. Continue through downtown Palo Alto, crossing the El Camino Real overpass. On campus, turn right onto Campus Drive. Follow Campus Drive, then turn left on Panama Street; follow signs to turn left into the parking garage at Panama and Via Ortega (285 Panama Street).
  • Take I-280 South. Exit at Alpine Road and turn left at the end of the off ramp. Turn right onto Junipero Serra. Turn left on Campus Drive West. Turn right on Panama Street; follow signs to turn left into the parking garage at Panama and Via Ortega (285 Panama Street).

From San Jose

  • Take I-280 North. Exit at Alpine Road and turn right at the end of the off ramp. Turn right onto Junipero Serra. Turn left on Campus Drive West. Turn right on Panama Street; follow signs to turn left into the parking garage at Panama and Via Ortega (285 Panama Street).
  • Take I-101 North. Exit at University Avenue/Palo Alto/Stanford and cross back over 101. Continue through downtown Palo Alto, crossing the El Camino Real overpass. On campus, turn right onto Campus Drive. Follow Campus Drive, then turn left on Panama Street; follow signs to turn left into the parking garage at Panama and Via Ortega (285 Panama Street).

Building Location

  • The Huang Engineering Center is in the Science & Engineering Quad. From Via Ortega, it is the building behind the the Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment & Energy Building (Y2E2) and across a courtyard.
  • Signage will direct you to the reserved parking spaces in the Via Ortega garage at the corner of Via Ortega and Panama Way. Signage will also help you find the Huang Engineering Center and the Mackenzie room on the third floor where the Welcome Center is being held.

 

Alternative Commute Options

If you will be taking public transportation to the Welcome Center, visit Stanford's Parking & Transportation website for information and maps to help you plan your commute.