Academic Programs:
Comparative Literature
  Phone: (650) 723-3566
French & Italian
  Phone: (650) 723-4183
German Studies
  Phone: (650) 723-3266
Iberian and Latin American Cultures
  Phone: (650) 723-4977
Medieval Studies
  Phone: (650)-721-4099
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Official Name:

Pigott Hall



Location Tip:

Building 260, Pigott Hall (the "Language Corner") is located at the southeast corner (Lasuen Mall side) of the outer Main Quad. From the Oval, use the ramped path to the right of the steps to reach the arcade level. Continue along the pathway heading towards Memorial Church. Once at the front of Memorial Church, turn left and continue until the end of the arcade. Turn right at the outer arcade and Building 260 is on the right.


Building 260 is occupied by the Divisions of Literatures, Cultures and Languages, Comparative Literature, French and Italian, German Studies, and Iberian and Latin American Cultures. An elevator provides wheelchair access to all floors of the building (B, 1, 2, 3). Office spaces, conference rooms, and seminar rooms are located throughout the building. A large classroom is located just inside the entrance located at the corner of Lasuen Mall/Escondido Mall. Wheelchair seating is located in the front.

Accessible Entrance:

The main entrance of Bldg 260 is located near the corner of Escondido Mall and Lasuen Mall and is equipped with a power-operated door. There is also another accessible entrance beyond the main entrance (closer to Building 300) heading west down the arcade towards Memorial Church. Two additional accessible entrances are located near the rear of the building via the courtyard closer to Building 300 and the courtyard closer to Building 40.


Wheelchair accessible men's and women's multi-stall restrooms are located on the 1st and 2nd floor. Single-occupancy all-gender restrooms (2 on each level) are located on the 3rd floor and basement.

Parking & Transportation:

The Marguerite shuttle stop is directly in front of the Main Quad on Serra Mall. Disabled parking is located at the top of the Oval on either side for closer access to the front of the Main Quad. For closer access to buildings along the back end of the Main Quad, the closest parking is available at the end of Santa Teresa Street, near Duena Street or in a small parking lot near Duena Street and Panama Mall. There is a limited amount of disabled parking located behind MemChu via Duena Street (gate access code required). Contact the Diversity and Access Office at (650) 725-0326 for details.

Points of Interest:

While at the Main Quad, visit Memorial Church or the Rodin Collection in Memorial Court. There are also several cafes in the Main Quad area.http://www.stanford.edu/dept/visitorinfo/activities/dining.htmlUpdated: 11/2017

For disability access information about any building not listed in the Campus Access Guide, please contact the Diversity and Access Office, (650) 725-0326, disability.access@stanford.edu. We welcome your feedback about the Mobility Guide and requests for further information.