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Directions

The Shriram Center for Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering is located at 443 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA.  To access an interactive campus map, please link to Stanford Campus Map and type in "Shriram". 

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From Highway 101 North and South:
  • Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford.
  • As you enter Stanford Embarcadero becomes 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 Campus Drive around to the west and make a left on Panama.
  • Turn left onto Via Ortega.  Shriram Center is the second building on your right hand side.
  • There is a parking lot on the corner of Via Ortega and Panama, across the street from Shriram Center.
From Highway 280 North & South:
  • Exit Sand Hill Road, heading east.
  • Make a right turn on Stock Farm Road.
  • Turn left onto Campus Drive West.
  • Turn right on Panama.
  • Turn left onto Via Ortega.  Shriram Center is the second building on your right hand side.
  • There is a parking lot on the corner of Via Ortega and Panama, across the street from Shriram.
From El Camino Real:
  • Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue.
  • Turn toward the hills (away from the center of Palo Alto).
  • As you enter Stanford, University Avenue becomes Palm Drive.
  • Go through one traffic light, and turn right onto Campus Drive.
  • Follow Campus Drive around and make a left on Panama.
  • Turn left onto Via Ortega.  Shriram Center is the second building on your right hand side.
  • There is a parking lot on the corner of Via Ortega and Panama, across the street from Shriram.
PARKING

Parking on campus is limited. Metered visitor parking is available at the Via Ortega Garage parking structure and in several smaller lots in the area. After 4 pm, you may park free of charge in any “A” or “C” space in parking structures and parking lots.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Stanford University can be reached via several public transportation options, including Caltrain.  For more information, see the Bay Area Transit website.

Marguerite Shuttle (Stanford’s Free Shuttle Service)
  • From the University Avenue Caltrain Station in Palo Alto, take Line X (Regular or Limited) to the stop on Via Ortega between Via Pueblo and Panama Street.
  • Line X runs Monday through Friday year-round (except campus holidays), 6:05 a.m. to 8:59 p.m., approximately every 20 min.
  • TomKat is located at 443 Via Ortega (cross street is Via Pueblo) in the SEQ, Suite 377.
  • For more information, see the Marguerite Shuttle website.
Walking from downtown Palo Alto or the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel (approx. 30 minutes)
  • Follow University Avenue/Palm Drive to the Main Quad.
  • Once you are in the center of the Main Quad,in front of Memorial Church, turn right to walk out of the Main Quad. 
  • You will pass several buildings and enter the new SEQuad.
  • The Shriram Center is the last building on the right in the SEQuad.