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Parking, Transportation & General Resources

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Disability Parking

Disability parking spaces, marked in blue, are located throughout the campus. These spaces are reserved for vehicles displaying any state-issued disability placards or license plates; all others will be cited. All vehicles may park in any other marked spaces on campus, including permit, metered, and time-limit areas.

Please note: The temporary permits issued by the Diversity & Access Office will only be valid in specially designated lots for the Baccalaureate celebration and the main Commencement ceremony.

If you already have a state-issued disability placard or license plate, you do NOT need the Stanford temporary permit.

Electric Golf Carts & Wheelchairs

The use of golf carts on campus is highly restricted and not encouraged during this weekend. Only authorized Stanford golf carts are allowed to operate on campus for liability reasons. For limited golf cart service provided at certain events, please contact the Diversity & Access Office. 

Please Note: The Diversity & Access Office does not have wheelchairs to rent or loan.

Local supplier of wheelchair rental:

Bischoff's Medical & Mobility
225 N Bascom Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: (408) 286-6651
Toll Free: (877) 286-6651
Fax: (408) 286-5028

Bowman Medical Supply
1200 Industrial Road, Suite 16
San Carlos, CA 94070
Phone: (650) 654-5525

Jefferson Plaza Pharmacy
(650) 366-3784
3137 Jefferson Ave, Redwood City, CA 94062

Supplies are limited, so reservations should be made as early as possible.

Sign Language Interpreting Services

Sign language and oral interpreting services for the deaf and the hearing impaired are available upon request for most Commencement activities.

Braille Material

Most printed materials for Commencement can be made available in Braille upon request. please contact the Diversity & Access Office.