Stanford University

Directions

The Environmental Safety Facility (ESF) houses most of the offices and facilities used by The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) at Stanford University. Our phone number for information is (650) 723-0448. Our mailing address is:

Environmental Health and Safety
480 Oak Road
Stanford, CA 94305-8007

From on campus

View the searchable campus map and type in the following to display EH&S:

Building Name: Environmental Safety Facility, or
Department: Health & Safety, or
Address: 480 Oak Road

From Tresidder Union

This is a pleasant 20 minute walk.

  • Take Santa Teresa Street West
  • Turn right onto Governor’s Ave
  • Turn left on Searsville Road (this is a residential area)
  • Cross Campus Drive West
  • ESF is at the end of Searsville at the intersection of Oak Rd.

From the Stanford Medical Center

This is a pleasant 20 minute walk

  • Take Campus Drive West
  • Turn right on Stock Farm Road
  • Turn left on Oak Road
  • ESF is the second building on the right

Take the Marguerite to ESF

The Marguerite Campus Shuttle offers Shuttle services weekdays except University holidays. Check the Marguerite website for route maps and more information or call (650) 723-9362

Lines A, B, SLAC Shuttle

Line A

  • Runs every 15 minutes from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Runs from the California Ave. Station to the University Ave. Station
  • You can transfer to the SLAC Shuttle at Hoover Tower and the Gates Center stops.
  • The Gates stop is the closest stop to walk to ESF.
  • Walk on Campus Drive
  • Turn on Searsville Road
  • ESF is at the Corner of Searsville and Oak Rd.

Line B

  • Runs every 15 minutes from 6:00am to 8:00pm.
  • Runs from the University Ave. Station to the front of the Stanford Hospital
  • You can transfer to the SLAC Shuttle at Hoover Tower and the Gates Center stops.
  • The corner of Campus Drive and Welch Road is the closest stop, to walk to ESF.
  • Walk on Campus Drive
  • Turn on Searsville Road (through the bullards)
  • ESF is at the Corner of Searsville and Oak Rd.

SLAC Shuttle

  • Runs every 30 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Runs from Hoover Tower to SLAC
  • Also serves the Gates Center and ESF
  • The stop for ESF is at Campus Drive and Searsville Rd. (Please tell the driver you want to get off at Searsville Rd.)
  • It is a short 5 minute walk West on Searsville Road to ESF on your Right.
  • The SLAC Shuttle will stop if you wait on the other side of Campus Drive at Searsville, when you make the return trip.
  • You can transfer to Line A at either the Gates Center or Hoover Tower
  • You can transfer to Line B at the Gates Center

From off campus

Stanford’s Transportation Programs and SF Bay Area Transit Information provides information on taking other public transit to Stanford University.

Taking CalTrain from San Jose or San Francisco

CalTrain runs from downtown San Francisco to San Jose daily. Check the schedule for CalTrain, or call for info at (800) 660-4287.

The Marguerite Campus Shuttle offers Shuttle services from the University Ave. and California Ave. train stations weekdays, except University holidays. Check the Marguerite website for more information or call (650) 723-9362.

Driving a car from 280 (North & South)

Take Sand Hill Road exit, east. Turn right onto Stock Farm Road. Right turn onto Oak Road. The Environmental Safety Facility is the second building on the right side of Oak Road.

Driving a car from 101 (North & South)

Take the Embarcadero Road exit, west. Continue on Embarcadero Road to El Camino Real. Proceed onto Stanford Campus on Galvez. Take Galvez to Campus Drive. Turn right onto Campus Drive and follow it (past the Stanford Medical Center) to Stock Farm Road. Turn right on Stock Farm, left on Oak Road. The Environmental Safety Facility is the second building on the right side of Oak Road.

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