Driving Directions

Parking Structures

Please be careful to observe all posted signs.

An “A” parking pass can be used for any parking spot labeled “A” or “C” but cannot be used at spots with metered or pay parking. The two parking lots closest to the law school are Wilbur Field Garage at Campus Drive East and Arguello Mall and the Tresidder Lot near Tresidder Union and the Faculty Club, off Mayfield Ave.

Parking Fee Hours

Wilbur Field Garage: Monday–Friday, 6am–4pm.
Tresidder Parking Lots: Monday–Friday, 8am–4pm.
You are free to park in those areas after enforcement hours.

Taking Highway 280

From San Francisco via Highway 280 ( see map )

  1. Take 280 South in the direction of San Jose.
  2. Proceed to the Alpine Road exit (after Sand Hill Road).
  3. Turn left on Alpine Road.
  4. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Junipero Serra Boulevard.
  5. Turn left at the second traffic light onto Campus Drive East. (The first traffic light is Campus Drive West).
  6. Follow directions below to go to the Wilbur Field Garage or the Tresidder Lot.

From San Jose via Highway 280 ( see map )

  1. Take 280 North in the direction of San Francisco.
  2. Proceed to the Page Mill Road exit, turn right onto Page Mill Road at the end of the off-ramp.
  3. At the second traffic light, turn left onto Junipero Serra Boulevard.
  4. Proceed approximately one mile to the first traffic light at Campus Drive East.
  5. Turn right onto Campus Drive East.
  6. Follow directions below to go to the Wilbur Field Garage or the Tresidder Lot.

To Wilbur Field Garage (560 Wilbur Way) from the West (280)

  • From Campus Drive East, go through several stop signs and turn left at Bowdoin Lane. Then turn left at stop sign; the entrance to the parking garage is on the right. Visitor parking is located on the first level.

To Tresidder Parking from the West (280)

  • From Campus Drive east, turn left on Mayfield and follow the road as it curves to the left, the visitor parking lot located on the right. Visitor pay stations are in one lot and “A” parking spaces are located in an adjoining lot.

Taking Highway 101

From San Francisco via Highway 101 ( see map )

  1. Take 101 South in the direction of San Jose/Los Angeles.
  2. Proceed to the Embarcadero/Oregon Expressway exit.
  3. Follow the signs to Embarcadero West/Stanford University.
  4. Stay on Embarcadero for approximately two miles.
  5. After crossing El Camino Real, Embarcadero will become Galvez.
  6. Stay in the left lane, proceeding straight into campus. (The stadium will be on the left).
  7. Turn left at the first stop sign after the stadium onto Campus Drive East.
  8. Follow directions below to go to the Wilbur Field Garage or the Tresidder Lot.

From San Jose via Highway 101 ( see map )

  1. Take 101 North in the direction of San Francisco.
  2. Proceed to the Embarcadero/Oregon Expressway exit.
  3. Follow the signs to Embarcadero West/Stanford University.
  4. Stay on Embarcadero for approximately two miles.
  5. After crossing El Camino Real, Embarcadero will become Galvez.
  6. Stay in the left lane, proceeding straight into campus. (The stadium will be on the left).
  7. Turn left at the first stop sign after the stadium onto Campus Drive East.
  8. Follow directions below to go to the Wilbur Field Garage or the Tresidder Lot.

To Wilbur Field Garage (560 Wilbur Way) from the East (101)

    • From Campus Drive East, go through several stop signs, and turn right on Bowdoin Lane. Then turn left at stop sign; the entrance to the parking garage is on the right. Visitor parking is located on the first level.

To Tresidder Parking from the East (101)

  • From Campus Drive East, turn right on Mayfield and follow the road as it curves to the left, the visitor parking lot located on the right. Visitor pay stations are in one lot and “A” parking spaces are located in an adjoining lot.

Walking Directions from the Wilbur Field Garage

SEE MAP FROM WILBUR FIELD GARAGE

  • At the opposite end of the garage from the entrance ramp, there are stairs and an elevator to ground level. When you are at ground level, a large grassy field should be behind you, and the large Munger Housing construction will be in front of you.
  • Keeping the Munger Housing to your left, walk along Bowdoin for one block, on the sidewalk next to Stern Hall.
  • When this sidewalk ends at the corner of Galvez Mall, the Law School will be directly ahead of you.
  • Cross Galvez and follow the sidewalk to the right side of the Law School building, until you see the Law School Courtyard and Calder sculpture on your left.
  • As you face the sculpture, the classroom building is in the wing to the right, and the library and faculty offices are in the wing to the left.

From the Parking near Tresidder

see map from Tresidder

  • The parking lot near the Faculty Club has two sections: a large visitor pay parking lot, and a smaller, “A” parking lot, as well as limited “A” parking spaces on the street nearby. If you have an “A” permit, please park in a spot marked “A,” and not in the “visitor” or “pay parking.”
  • Walk east towards Braun Music Center.
  • Walk down the right side of the Braun Music Center, all the way to the end of the building. The Law School will now be ahead of you across a small lawn.
  • Walk towards the bike racks, and turn left to go through the arched arcade of the Law School. You will see a small courtyard with tables on your right.
  • Continuing through the arcade, the classroom building is on your left. The library and faculty offices will be in the building to your right.