Contact Info

Main Contact

Renée Chao
Email:
renee.chao@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 723-5436

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 4:30pm

Office: Building 550 (Peterson Laboratory), Room 151

Mailing Address
Design Impact Program at Stanford
416 Escondido Mall
Building 550, Rm 151
Stanford, CA 94305-2203

Stanford Internal Campus Mailcode: 4021

Driving Directions

From Highway 280 North & South

  1. Exit Sand Hill Road east towards Stanford.
  2. Continue downhill and turn right onto Santa Cruz Avenue.
  3. At the first stoplight, make an immediate left onto Junipero Serra Boulevard.
  4. At the first stoplight, turn left onto Campus Drive West.
  5. At the first stop sign, turn right onto Santa Teresa Street.
  6. Turn left on Morris Way and left again on Panama Street.
  7. Park in the parking structure at Panama and Via Ortega.
  8. See parking map.

From El Camino Real

  1. Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue.
  2. Turn towards the hills (away from Palo Alto).
  3. University Avenue becomes Palm Drive.
  4. After the traffic light, turn right at the first stop sign: Campus Drive.
  5. Follow Campus Drive around the campus to Via Ortega.
  6. Turn left on Via Ortega.
  7. Park in the parking structure at the end of Via Ortega (at Panama Street).
  8. See parking map.

From Highway 101 North & South

  1. Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford.
  2. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero Road turns into Galvez Street.
  3. Continue on Galvez to Campus Drive (stay left at the fork at Arboretum).
  4. Turn right on Campus Drive.
  5. Follow Campus Drive around the campus to Via Ortega.
  6. Turn left on Via Ortega.
  7. Park in the parking structure at the end of Via Ortega (at Panama Street).
  8. See parking map.

Parking

The parking lot at Tresidder Union on the corner of Mayfield Avenue and Lagunita Drive and the parking structure at Via Ortega and Panama Streets are both fairly convenient to Bldg 550. Hourly visitor parking is available at both locations at a rate of $1.50/hr between the hours of 6am and 4pm, Monday through Friday. You can find up-to-date information about parking permits and other places to park at the Stanford Parking & Transportation web site.

Walking directions to Building 550 (the Peterson Building)

From the Tresidder Parking Lot

On foot, leave the parking lot, cross Lagunita Drive and cut through the Tresidder Union courtyard towards the corner of Santa Teresa Street and Duena Street. Continue on Duena Street and take a left at Panama Mall. Building 550, also known as the Peterson Building, will be the second building on the right.

From the Via Ortega Parking Structure (Parking Structure 2)

On foot, leave the parking structure, cross Via Ortega, and walk down Panama Street. At the end of Panama Street, near the intersection of Panama and Samuel Morris Way, continue straight ahead past the Mitchell Earth Sciences building on your left, and the next building on your left will be Building 550, also known as the Peterson Building.