All of Stanford Jazz Workshop’s activities are held in Braun Music Center and Dinkelspiel Auditorium near Tresidder Student Union on the Stanford University Campus in Stanford, California, about 35 miles south of San Francisco, and 20 miles north of San Jose. The campus is accessible from two major north-south highways (U.S. 101 and I-280) between San Francisco and San Jose.
Driving from 101
Take the Embarcadero Road Exit and head west approximately three miles toward Stanford University, and cross El Camino Real to enter the Stanford campus. At this point, Embarcadero Road becomes Galvez Street. Continue to Campus Drive and turn left. Follow Campus Drive until Mayfield Avenue. Turn right onto Mayfield Avenue. At the next stop sign turn left and then make a quick right at the next stop sign into the Tresidder Student Union parking lot, which also serves Braun Music Center and Dinkelspiel Auditorium. Parking is free on weekends and after 4:00 p.m.; there is a fee at all other times. Once inside the parking lot, follow the Stanford Jazz signs to locate our venues.
Driving from 280
Take the Page Mill Exit and go east. At the second light, turn left on Junipero Serra Boulevard. At the second light turn right on Campus Drive East. At the next stop sign turn left on Mayfield Avenue. At the next stop sign turn left and then make a quick right at the next stop sign into the Tresidder Student Union parking lot, which serves Braun Music Center and Dinkelspiel Auditorium. Parking is free on weekends and after 4 p.m.; there is a fee at all other times. Once inside the parking lot, follow the Stanford Jazz signs to locate our venues.
From the Airport
Stanford Jazz Workshop does not arrange transportation for participants arriving or departing going to or coming from the airport. San Francisco International Airport and Mineta San Jose International Airport are equally convenient to the Stanford University campus; check their respective web sites for information about ground transportation.
Caltrain and Marguerite
It’s easy to get to the Stanford Jazz Workshop’s programs via Caltrain and Stanford University’s free Marguerite shuttle bus system. Take Caltrain to the downtown Palo Alto station. Board the B line Marguerite Shuttle bus, which will serve Tresidder Student Union. For more information about the Marguerite schedule, visit transportation.stanford.edu/marguerite or call 650-723-9362. For more information on Caltrain’s schedule, visit caltrain.com or call 800-660-4287 or 650-817-1717.
Buses and BART
Stanford University is served by public transit agencies AC Transit, SamTrans, and Santa Clara VTA. Visit 511.org and use the 511TakeTransit Trip Planner for information on bus and BART transportation options and schedules.