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Encina Hall

Encina Hall, Stanford University

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Mailing Address

Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies
Stanford Global Studies Division

Encina Commons Suite 124
615 Crothers Way
Stanford, CA 94305-6045

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Email and Phone

Phone: (650) 725-9098
Fax: (650) 723-3010

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Directions and Parking

Our offices are located on the second floor of the West Wing of Encina Hall on the Stanford Campus. Enter Encina Hall West through the doors on the Hoover Tower side of the building. Take the elevator or stairs up to the second floor. Our offices are located in room 212.

By train, bus and Marguerite Shuttle:

Take CalTrain to the Downtown Palo Alto station or Buses to the Palo Alto Transit Center (adjacent to the train station). Catch the free Marguerite Shuttle Line Y from the station. Get off at the stop at the intersection of Galvez and Serra Streets.

By car:

From 101, take the Embarcadero Road exit. Head east on Embarcadero St. toward the Stanford campus. After crossing El Camino Real, Embarcadero Street changes names to Galvez Street. Continue east on Galvez Street until you reach Serra Street. Turn left on Serra Street Encina Hall will be directly on your right.

From 280, take the Sandhill Road exit, head west toward campus. Turn right on Stock Farm Road, then left on Campus Drive West. Follow Campus Drive to Galvez St. Take a right on Galvez Street until you reach Serra Street. Turn left on Serra Street. Encina Hall will be directly on your right.


Parking is free on campus after 4:00 pm on weekdays and is free all day on weekends. Before 4:00 pm, Limited meter parking is available on Galvez Street and Memorial Way (between the Alumni Center and SIEPR Building on Galvez Street). For more information, please consult Parking and Transportation.