Stanford University

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About Stanford University

Established in 1885, Stanford University is one of the top academic institutions in the world. The school was founded and named after Leland Stanford, the former governor and U.S. Senator of California. Located in northern Silicon Valley, the school’s academic programs primarily focus on research in arts and science.

Parking Costs

Residential Parking

Stanford University students and employees residing in the College Terrace neighborhood can purchase a residential parking permit on the 1st Level of Civic Center at Revenue Collections.

For more information, please visit our College Terrace Residential Parking Permits page

All Day Visitor Parking

Visitors may purchase a one-day permit. All day permits may be purchased on the 1st Level of Civic Center at Revenue Collections.

For more information, please visit our All Day Visitor Parking Permits page.

Transferable Permits

Transferable permits are sold to one individual and can be used on multiple vehicles. Transferable permits are sold at a two-quarter maximum. Visit Revenue Collections on the Ground Floor of the Palo Alto Civic Center or call (650) 329-2252 for more information.