Maps and Directions

Our Location

Stanford University
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge (LKSC)
Goodman Immersive Learning Center (ILC)
291 Campus Drive, Ground Floor 
Stanford, CA 94305-5134

t: 650-724-8100
f: 650-725-7368

ILC Floor Map

Getting to the Goodman Immersive Learning Center at the LKSC

If driving to the LKSC, we recommend parking at Stock Farm or Searsville parking lots.

Location of Stock Farm and Searsville parking lots (encircled in blue) and walking routes (red arrows) to the LKSC:

Driving Directions to Stock Farm and Searsville parking lots

From Highway 101 North & South

  1. Exit at Embarcadero Road west
  2. Follow Embarcadero Road to El Camino Real
  3. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero Road turns into Galvez Street; stay to the left lane & continue
  4. Turn right on Campus Drive East
  5. Campus Drive East turns into Campus Drive West at Palm Drive; continue
    1. To Stock Farm lot:
      • Turn right on Stock Farm Road – Stock Farm lot is on the right
    2. To Searsville lot:
      • Turn right on Searsville Road - Searsville lot is on the left

From Highway 280 North & South

  1. Exit at Sand Hill Road East
  2. Turn right on Stock Farm Road
    1. To Stock Farm lot:
      • Stock Farm lot is on the left
    2. To Searsville lot:
      • Turn right onto Oak Road
      • Turn left on Searsville Road; Searsville lot is on the right

Parking Permits and Payment Options

  • Refer to map provided for parking permit locations
  • Parking is free weekdays after 4pm and weekends all day unless otherwise posted
  • More parking information and options available at the Parking & Transportation Services (PT&S) office, open weekdays 7:30am-5pm


Visitors traveling to Stanford have several options for parking:

  • One-day Visitor “A” Parking Scratcher Permits
    Allowed to park in Visitor Pay Parking lots and at meters. Available for $16 each at the P&TS office. One-day “scratcher” permits must be prominently displayed (hung from the rear view mirror) with the date of use properly scratched off. Posted time limits apply.
  • Parking Permit Machines
    Allowed to park at any machine in the lot or structure ($2.00 - $2.50 per hour). Most of the machines accept Visa, MasterCard, or Discover, bills, or coins; if you do not use your credit card, please bring cash in smaller denominations because these machines do not issue change.

Standardized Patients (SPs)

SPs traveling to Stanford for an exercise or training session will be provided with “E” parking scratcher permit:

  • Take only the number of permits needed for an exercise; return unused permits (as they do cost money).
  • Do not dispose of expired permits; please return them so that they can be updated with current year sticker.
  • “E” parking is available on the 4th floor of the Stock Farm parking structure, or in the lot next to the structure on the SW side (closest to Stock Farm Road) and Searsville parking lots (see map).
  • Scratcher permits must be prominently displayed (hung from the rear view mirror) with the date of use properly scratched off
  • Park ONLY in spaces marked “E”.

Persons with Disabilities

Stanford honors any state's disabled person placards in the following parking spaces on campus:

  • Designated blue spaces.
  • Service vehicle spaces (a posted time limit may apply).
  • "A", "C" and “Residential” permit spaces.
  • Metered/visitor pay parking spaces, with the exception of the Li Ka Shing Center / Beckman lots where "Pay-by-space-number". is enforced at specific parking spaces.

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. CISL and Stanford University are not responsible for any parking citations. 


While Stanford is located in a fairly safe area, theft is always a possibility. It’s recommended that valuables be placed out of sight in your vehicle at all times.


Designated bicycle racks are located near the LSKC and around campus. Bicycles are NOT allowed inside any university buildings. When parking your bike, don’t obstruct walkways, railings, doorways or ramps intended for use by pedestrians or people with disabilities. The Department of Public Safety is not responsible or liable for lost, stolen, or damaged bicycles and may:

  • Remove and impound improperly parked bikes. 
  • Tag unattended bikes as abandoned with a warning notice.
  • Tag and remove bicycles found inside the LKSC.

More Transportation Options and Information