Frequently Asked Questions
You can search by building name, address, facility ID and department name. Enter the search criteria in the box and click on Search. Results will be displayed to the left of the map. Click on the name of the building you are searching for, and the map will zoom in and a marker will be placed on top the building.
Navigation (Google Map)
The navigation controls you see at Campus Map are shown on the left.
1. Arrows - Click the appropriate arrow buttons to move the view north, south, east or west.
2. Street View - Click to view street-level imagery
3. Palm tool – Use this tool to pan the map around
4. Street View - Drag the yellow man on the map's zoom controls to a location on the map to view and navigate street-level imagery.
5. Zoom - Click + to zoom in on the center of the map. Click - to zoom out.
6. Zoom slider - Drag the zoom slider up or down to zoom in or out incrementally.
Internet Explorer 7/8/9
Firefox 3/4 (PC/Mac)
How can I expand the map area?
You can expand the map window to display more area. Simply click the double arrow on the toolbar, the map window will be expanded.
Type in the building name, address, aliases or ID (Partial entries are accepted) you are looking for in the text box. Click Search. All buildings that match the search criteria will be displayed to the left of the map. Select the building you are looking for by clicking on the link, and the map will zoom in and a marker will be placed on top the building.
Auto-completion of Search Entries: When users type in the search box, the Auto-Complete feature offers suggestions for the search entries. The feature currently includes building name, building ID, aliases and departments.
In the Search Results panel, selected building will be displayed along with hyperlinks. Clicking on the hyperlink will show a marker indicating the exact location of the building on the map. By clicking the marker on the map, building picture and building address will be displayed in the Map tool tip.
Users will be able to get driving, biking and walking directions on the “Driving Directions” tab to the selected building. This feature uses Google’s “get directions” gadget. Directions using public transit are also available from Google’s transit module) The “Get Direction” feature automatically populates the current selected building in box “B” (the To address). To generate directions, user is required to provide the starting location (this can be an address or zip code) in box “A”. The returned results include turn-by-turn directions and a highlighted direction route on the map.
First, try narrowing your search. Instead of searching for Tresidder Union, try Tresidder. The full name is actually Tresidder Memorial Union which is why it is not found.
Or try Admission instead of Admissions for the department search.
If you are still having trouble, please contact HelpSU.
Updating pictures for the buildings is an ongoing undertaking by Maps and Records. If you would like to submit a photograph(jpg format) for your building, please file a HelpSU.
Please contact Parking and Transportation Services.
campusmap.stanford.edu is developed and maintained by by Land, Buildings and Real Estate (LBRE). Department information is updated nightly and reflects information in iSpace, the system of record for space. The basemap, road networks are maintained by Google Map.
Please file a HelpSU.