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Fleet Management

Manage maintenance of all vehicles (carts and vehicles, electric or gas) across campus with ASE certified vendors.

Services provided

  • Preventative Maintenance:
    • Annual or bi-annual Inspection.
    • DMV Renewal & SMOG (when required).
    • Manufacturer recalls.
  • Reactive Maintenance:
  • Vehicle acquisition, disposal, transfer & asset updates:
    • Assist with new vehicle specifications (as needed)    
    • Stanfordize (intake) & De-Stanfordize (disposal)
    • Interdepartmental Transfer (IDT)
    • Asset updates such as PTA change, point of contact change, etc.
  • Bonair Service Station access

Owning a Vehicle

Please visit our Owning a Vehicle page for more information.

Using a Stanford Vehicle

Please visit our Using a Stanford Vehicle page for more information.

Fleet Management FAQ

Please visit our Fleet Management FAQ page for more information.

Machine Shop

Is the metal handrail on your stairs falling apart? Do you need to cut an opening into a steel surface? Whatever you need, if it involves metal, we can help. Our staff of certified welders is ready and waiting to assist you with your needs.

Services provided

  • Custom metal fabrication (i.e. new product, historical replicas, etc.)
  • Repairs to existing metal structures (i.e. handrails, doors, seismic bracing, etc.)
  • Plasma arc cutting
  • Portable welders for on site repairs, all processes (TIG, MIG, etc.)
  • Automotive metal fabrications (i.e. hitch or crane installation, etc.)
  • All fabrications comply with University design standards


For urgent assistance, please call our 24/7 dispatch center at 650-723-2281.

For general questions or status on a work order, you can reach us via email at

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