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. You may have to check in at the security desk in the building lobby before proceeding to the SAS training facility.
- 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.
- Courtesy phones: Phones are available as a courtesy for our students. Please be considerate and limit your calls to approximately 5 minutes.
- 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.
SAS is a tobacco-free companySmoking 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.
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 you a message during class hours by calling the Training Center Coordinator at 949-852-9935, ext. 51326.
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 the Hyatt may 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 the Hyatt, please use the Hyatt Regency 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 the Hyatt Regency Hotel 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 the Hyatt Regency Hotel 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 the Hyatt Regency/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.
|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, 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 Street
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
|Hyatt Regency Irvine
17900 Jamboree Blvd.
Irvine, CA 92614
Reserve online (corporate # CR36476)
within walking distance
|Courtyard by Marriott
2701 Main St.
Irvine, CA 92614
|contact hotel directly for current rates; on-site café; within walking distance|