Contact Us

info@commu.stanford.edu
tel: 650.723.1941
fax: 650.725.2472

Department of Communication
Building 120, Room 110
450 Serra Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2050

Directions and Maps

The Department of Communication office is located on the first floor of McClatchy Hall, Building 120, on the left side of the Main Quad, close to the Stanford Oval. Turn left after entering the building to locate the office (Room 110). A majority of faculty offices are also located in the building.

McClatchy Hall

Parking

Visitor parking is available on Roth Way (see directions).  One-day scratch-off parking permits are sold at the Visitor Information Center in Memorial Hall, directly opposite the Hoover Tower, over to the left as you face the Main Quad.

Directions

From Highway 101 North & South

Take the Embarcadero Road exit west towards Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero becomes Galvez Road as you enter the campus. Stay in the right lane and continue onto Arboretum. At the first light, turn left onto Palm Drive and continue until you near The Oval and turn right on Roth Way.  Visitor parking is available on the right side of Roth Way – be sure to pay for your space at the payment kiosks.

From Highway 280 North or South:

Exit Alpine Road. Travel down hill to major intersection. Right on to Junipero Serra and then left onto Campus Drive West. Follow Campus Drive to Roth Way. Turn right onto Roth Way. Visitor parking is available on the left side of Roth Way – be sure to pay for your space at the payment kiosks.Two blocks to Palm Drive. 

From El Camino Real:

Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue. Turn towards the hills (away from downtown Palo Alto). University Avenue becomes Palm Drive. Continue straight ahead along Palm Drive, continue until you near The Oval and turn right on Roth Way.  Visitor parking is available on the right side of Roth Way – be sure to pay for your space at the payment kiosks.

Directions to McClatchy Hall from CalTrain

Palo Alto Station

  • Board Marguerite (free) shuttle bus marked “Palm Drive Express” during commute hours (7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. weekdays) or “P Line” (6 a.m. – 7:45 p.m. weekdays).
  • Get off at “Main Quad” stop (ask driver if unsure).
  • McClatchy Hall is first building on the left as you walk up the steps to the Quad.

California Avenue Station

  • Board Marguerite (free) shuttle bus marked “C Line” (6 a.m. – 8 p.m. weekdays).
  • Get off at “Main Quad” stop (ask driver if unsure).
  • McClatchy Hall is first building on the left as you walk up the steps to the Quad.