Irvine Training Center
5 Park Plaza, Suite 900
Irvine, CA 92614
Class InfoYou can check in and pick up your course materials beginning at 8:30am. Classes start at 9am and end by 5pm each day. If the schedule is different, it will be noted on the Web as well as in your confirmation e-mail.
- Photo ID: For security purposes, please be prepared to show a photo ID.
- No recording devices: Recording devices, including video and audio, are not permitted in the classroom.
- Cell phones: Students are asked to turn cell phones and pagers off or to set them to vibrate.
- Children/guests: Attendees are not allowed to have children or guests accompany them in the training facility.
- Room temperature: Classroom temperatures do fluctuate. Please bring a light jacket or sweater to ensure your comfort level.
Smoking or the use of smokeless tobacco products is prohibited in SAS buildings, in company or personal vehicles, or anywhere on the SAS World Headquarters campus. Smoking is also prohibited at all third-party SAS facilities.
MealsA continental breakfast is provided each day as part of the course fee. Classes will break for lunch around 12 noon; however, lunch is not provided.
EmergenciesIn case of emergency, your family or coworkers can leave a message during class hours by calling the Irvine facility at 949-852-8550 or SAS Customer Service at 800-333-7660. In case of inclement weather, please call ahead for information on delayed openings or cancellations.
Travel InformationEmbassy Suites and Ayres Hotel provide transportation to and from the SAS training course. Please arrange this transportation through the front desk of the hotel. Students staying at Hotel Irvine can walk the short distance to the training center.
All three recommended hotels provide transportation to and from the Orange County John Wayne Airport. To request the service from Embassy or Ayres Hotel, please use the hotel courtesy phone located in the baggage claim area. For transportation to Hotel Irvine, please use the Hotel Irvine Airport Check-in Desk also located in the baggage claim area.
Parking is not included in the course fee and will not be validated at the Training Center.
- Closest parking is available directly behind Building 5 in the parking structure at the rate of $18 per day. Students will need to enter and exit through the visitor entrance located near Coronado St.
- All-Day Visitor parking is located on Level 1. If no space is available here, students should park on Level 2 or higher in any space not marked reserved.
- Best Value parking is located in our Park Plaza Center at Hotel Irvine adjacent to the Training Center. We have a negotiated rate of $6 per
day; inform the attendant at exit or payment that you are "taking a class at SAS" to get this rate. The uncovered self-parking lot is located directly
behind Hotel Irvine and signs are posted showing where to access self-parking. Once in the lot, proceed to the far left side of the
self-parking lot farthest from the hotel as this will put you closer to SAS in Building 5.
Guests who may be staying overnight at this hotel may be subject to a different parking rate.
Directions from Orange County's John Wayne Airport to Training Center and Hotel Irvine
As you depart the airport terminal/rental car area, stay in the left lanes until you see signs to MacArthur Blvd. At MacArthur Blvd., proceed straight through traffic signal onto Michelson Drive. Drive approximately 1 mile on Michelson Drive and turn left onto Jamboree Road. Stay in the left lanes as you proceed across the freeway. (The right lanes take you directly onto the freeway.) The hotel entrance will be on your right. The Training Center is located just behind the hotel in Building 5.
Directions from Orange County's John Wayne Airport to the Embassy Suites
As you depart the airport terminal/rental car area, stay in the left lanes until you see signs to MacArthur Boulevard. Turn left onto MacArthur and proceed over the 405 freeway. Turn right on Main Street. The Embassy Suites will be located on the right, just past Gillette at 2120 Main.
Directions from the San Diego Freeway (405) to the Training Center
Take the San Diego Freeway (405) exit at Jamboree Road. (If you are coming from the Los Angeles or North Orange County area, turn left onto Jamboree. If you are coming from the San Diego or South Orange County area, turn right onto Jamboree.) Just after crossing the (405) freeway, you will see the entrance to Jamboree Center on your right.
Metro Link from Los Angeles
Take the Metro Link train from the Los Angeles Union Station to the Tustin Station, which is 3.2 miles from the Training Center. From the Tustin station take the Irvine i-Shuttle Route B and exit at the Main & Park Place stop, at the entrance of Jamboree Center. SAS is located in Bldg 5 at 5 Park Plaza, Suite 900, within this center. The shuttle commute time from the Tustin Station is about 15 minutes.
Students traveling from San Diego County can take the Amtrak train to the Irvine Train Station, which is 10.1 miles from the Training Center. From there, take the OCTA bus line (Orange County Transit Authority) or a taxi to the Training Center. See North County San Diego Transit for more information.
Recommended HotelsYou are responsible for making your hotel reservation. Rates are based upon availability and subject to change without notice. For other hotels in the area, please call the training center at 949-852-9935. For hotel directions, select "Reserve online" below.
|Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa/Newport Beach
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
800-322-9992 (ask for SAS rate)
includes full breakfast buffet, internet access, parking, on-site restaurant, bar & room service, cookies each afternoon, Happy Hour specials, transportation to/from training center, John Wayne/Orange County Airport, and 5-mile radius; 3.7 miles from training center
|Embassy Suites Hotel
2120 Main St
Irvine, CA 92614
Reserve online (corporate code #0333600100 under Room Type Preferences > Special Accounts)
|S/D Suite: $175
includes complete breakfast/evening reception and shuttle (request at front desk during check-in); 1.1 miles from training center
|Hotel Irvine (formerly Hyatt Regency)
17900 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92614
Reserve online (corporate # CR36476)
includes shuttle to & from airport; on-site restaurant & café; room service; located in Jamboree Center within walking distance to training center
|Courtyard by Marriott
2701 Main St
Irvine, CA 92614
|contact hotel directly for current rates; on-site café; within walking distance to training center|