The Mediterranean Studies Forum
Stanford Global Studies Division
615 Crothers Way
Encina Commons, Suite 124
Stanford, CA 94305-6045
Email and Phone
Email: medstudies [at] stanford.edu (medstudies[at]stanford[dot]edu)
Phone: (650) 725-9098
Fax: (650) 723-3010
Directions and Parking
Our offices are located on the ground floor of Encina Commons on the Stanford Campus. Enter from the doors on Crothers Way or through the Encina coutryard between Galvez Mall and Arguello Way.
By train, bus and Marguerite Shuttle:
Take CalTrain to the Downtown Palo Alto station or Buses to the Palo Alto Transit Center (adjacent to the train station). Catch the free Marguerite Shuttle Line Y from the station. Get off at the stop at the intersection of Galvez and Serra Streets.
For detailed directions, please consult Stanford University’s Maps & Directions site.
From 101, take the Embarcadero Road exit. Head east on Embarcadero St. toward the Stanford campus. After crossing El Camino Real, Embarcadero Street changes names to Galvez Street. Continue east on Galvez Street until you reach Serra Street. Please note that only Stanford vehicles are allowed past this point, so you will need to be dropped off or find parking nearby. Encina Hall and Encina Commons will be directly across the street on the left.
From 280, take the Sandhill Road exit, head west toward campus. Turn right on Stock Farm Road, then left on Campus Drive West. Follow Campus Drive to Galvez St. Take a right on Galvez Street until you reach Serra Street. Please note that only Stanford vehicles are allowed past this point, so you will need to be dropped off or find parking nearby. Encina Commons will be directly across the street on the left.
Parking is free on campus after 4:00 pm on weekdays and is free all day on weekends. Before 4:00 pm, Limited meter parking is available on Galvez Street and Memorial Way (between the Alumni Center and SIEPR Building on Galvez Street). The closest parking garage is the Knight Management Center Parking Garage, which is located in the Graduate School of Business. The closest parking lot is the Track House Lot, next to Cobb Track & Angell Field. For more information, please consult Parking and Transportation.