The Life-span Development Lab is located on the first floor of Jordan Hall (Building 420) in the Department of Psychology. We are on Stanford's main campus near the Oval. Please note that our street was renamed Jane Stanford Way in late 2019. The previous name was Serra Mall.
Directions and Parking
Directions from Highway 101
Take the University Avenue exit west towards Palo Alto. Continue on University Avenue for approximately 2 miles. University will turn into Palm Drive once you cross El Camino and enter the campus. Continue on Palm Drive until you reach the Oval.
Directions from Highway 280
Take the Sand Hill Road exit and follow signs for Sand Hill Road East. Continue east on Sand Hill Road for approximately 2.5 miles and turn right on Arboretum Road. Turn right on Palm Drive. Continue on Palm Drive until you reach the Oval.
Directions from El Camino Real (Highway 82)
From the south: Take El Camino north to the University Ave/Caltrain/Stanford exit. Once you exit, keep left, follow signs for Stanford/Hwy 82, and then turn left onto Palm Drive/University Avenue. Continue on Palm Drive until you reach the Oval.
From the north: Take El Camino south to the University Ave/Stanford Univ exit. Once you exit, keep right, follow signs for Stanford, and turn right onto Palm Drive. Continue on Palm Drive until you reach the Oval.
On weekdays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, parking fees are $2.50/hour on the Oval. Parking is free on weekdays after 6:00 pm and all day on weekends. There are metered parking spots located on Roth Way, which runs perpendicular to the Oval. Additional metered parking spots are located on Lomita Drive, in front of the Cantor Arts Center.
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