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On-campus access is severely limited currently due to COVID-19. Information and requirements for coming to campus are available at

Health Information for the Stanford Community During COVID-19

The Stanford Health Alerts ( website provides important updates about infectious diseases, travel warnings, and other public health issues, including the university’s operations and policies in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The site includes resources for targeted populations of the University.


McMurtry Building: 355 Roth Way, Stanford, CA 94305.

Stanford Art Gallery: 419 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305


Building hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, except on major holidays.


Access to facilities and classrooms in the McMurtry Building and the Stanford Art Gallery are granted based on the program you are in and the role(s) you serve in the Department. A Stanford ID card is required for all access privileges.

Library access is managed by the Bowes Art & Architecture Library.

Lecturer building access is active only during the active appointment dates listed in your signed offer letter.

Further card reader access accommodations can be made for those with accessibility needs.

Should you encounter issues outside the scope outlined above, please contact Facilities Manager Joe Lewis at

ID Cards

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the ID Card Office is available by appointment only.

The ID Card Office is currently issuing cards only to those that are required to perform their job duties in a University building. Once restrictions are lifted, the ID Card Office will be able to issue all other cards.

If your courses will be online in the 2020-21 academic year, securing a Stanford ID Card is not required.

Please note that you cannot obtain an ID card until your employment record is active, after the first day of your appointment.

To get your picture identification card, you will need to go to the Stanford ID Card Office. Be sure to bring identification with you, such as a driver’s license or passport, and a copy of your offer letter. For more information, including office hours and location, please visit

Locked out?

If you are locked out of your office or classroom during non-business hours, please call Maintenance Customer Service at (650) 723-3381 (there will be a charge to the Department for this service).