The short course will be held on the Arastradero campus of Stanford University, Room 202 A/B.
The address of the venue is:

1070 Arastradero Rd.
Room 202 A/B

Palo Alto, CA 94304

How to get there

The closest airports are the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and the Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC).

If you are driving

You can find driving instructions to 1070 Arastradero here, or use Google Maps to plan your trip. Parking is free at the Arastradero campus.

If you take public transportation and the free Marguerite shuttle

Stanford provides the free Marguerite shuttle to get around the campus. You can take line RP (Research Park) to get you to the course location. You will likely board line RP at the intersection of California Ave & Yale St, which is close to several accommodation options. If your hotel is not in walking distance from this bus stop, you can use the Santa Clara public transportation (VTA), or Caltrain (California Ave station) followed by a 10 minutes walk, to get to a RP line stop.

Where to stay

You will find the best hotel rates on the specialized travel sites, such as,, and others.

If you are not planning to drive, we recommend to find accommodation close to the intersection of California Ave and El Camino Real, so that you can have easy access to the free Marguerite shuttle line RP (see instructions above).

Stanford has also put together a lodging guide based on the proximity to the campus, which includes website links, rates and contact information. You may also take a look at the Palo Alto lodging guide.

You will be responsible for arranging your own accommodation and transportation.

Getting around

You may use the free Marguerite shuttle to get to the venue and to visit the campus (see for example line 1050). You may also use the Santa Clara public transportation (VTA). Also, you may consider using Uber or Lyft, which are very popular around the area.

Visitor information

There are many fun and interesting things you can do on the Stanford campus. For example, you may take a self-guided or a 1-hour guided tour of the campus, get a panoramic view of the area at the Hoover Tower, visit the Cantor Arts Museum, and many more!