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Beckman Center

279 Campus Drive West
Stanford, CA 94305
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Parking: Stock Farm & Searsville Parking Lots

Parking Permits & Payment Options

  • Visitors may park by the hour or by the day.
  • Visitor parking will be enforced on weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., unless otherwise posted.
  • Visitor parking at Beckman Center/Li Ka Shing Center Lot (L-15) will be enforced Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • For more information on parking enforcement, visit Stanford Transportation Parking Enforcement


For Persons with Disabilities

Stanford University complies with all state, federal and local laws regarding equal access for persons with disabilities. Individuals with state-issued disability parking placards (from any state) can park in any marked space on campus. This includes:

  • Designated blue disabled-access spaces
  • Commuter (‘A’, ‘C’, ‘Z’, etc.) and residential permit spaces (‘ES’, ‘EA’, etc.)
  • Visitor pay parking spaces
  • Service vehicle spaces


Locations of disability parking throughout campus can be found via the searchable campus map by selecting the Parking & Transportation section and then by checking the "Disabled Parking" box. 

More information available at Stanford Transportation

Reach administrative staff and service center directors

Reach Biochemistry, Developmental Biology, Molecular and Cellular Physiology, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute personnel

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Public Transit

Parking Citations

Please observe all posted signs to avoid being cited or towed. If you receive a parking citation while on campus, you will be responsible for paying the fine. 


Please refrain from bringing valuables or keep them stored away and out of sight in your vehicle at all times. Theft can happen on campus and it's best to be prepared. 


  • There are bicycle racks located near The Beckman Center and around campus. 
  • It is prohibited to bring bicycles inside any university buildings. 
  • When parking your bike, please don’t obstruct walkways, railings, doorways or ramps intended for use by pedestrians or people with disabilities.