2018 APS Bridge Program & National Mentoring Community Conference

Travel to Palo Alto, California

From San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Distance: 21.2 mi SE
Approx. Cab Fare: $50.79 USD (one way)
Public Transportation: $2 - $5 USD (samTrans)
CalTrain: $8.25 USD (one way)
Full list of ground transportation options

From Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Distance: 15.7 mi NW
Approx. Cab Fare: $30.35 USD (one way)
CalTrain: $6.00 USD (one way)
Full list of ground transportation options

From Oakland International Airport (OAK)
Distance: 28.1 mi S
Approx. Cab Fare: $51.53 USD (one way)
Full list of ground transportation options

Driving and Parking

Please contact your hotel for parking information (see the hotel information page).

Transportation Between Hotels and Conference Site

We will provide shuttles to Google HQ and to Stanford campus from conference hotels and back again. Information on shuttle services will be posted on the website. Please note that parking on campus is generally not an option, so you should plan to take a shuttle to the conference. A downloadable version of the shuttle schedule can be found here.

Getting Around

Since it may be difficult for some attendees to navigate around the campuses, we have provided maps below:

View Google Campus Map

View Stanford Campus Map

Travel Funding Support

Travel Awards are now closed.

The American Physical Society Bridge Program (APS-BP) and the National Mentoring Community (NMC) are efforts by APS to increase the number of physics degrees earned by underrepresented minority students, defined by the project as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1143070. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.