Visitor Calendars

The tours and programs calendar below shows current availability for all of our regularly scheduled tours. (Visit the Group Tours page for information on booking tours for groups of 9 or more.) Some tours and programs require reservations. Make or modify reservations using links located on the tours and programs calendar.


Tour & Program Registration for Winter and Spring 2015

All Discover Stanford programs, golf cart tours, and other Special Interest tours for January, February, and March, 2015 are now available for online registration. Registration for tours and programs in April, May, and June will be posted online at 5:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, November 25. We strongly encourage prospective students planning to visit this spring to do so before March 14 or after April 7 in order to maximize the opportunities available to them during their visit.

Tour & Program Registration for the Remainder of 2014

All Discover Stanford programs, golf cart tours, and Engineering Quad tours offered for the remainder of calendar year 2014 are available for online registration. Please note that our last scheduled golf cart and EQ tours for 2014 will be on Friday, December 5. Our last scheduled campus walking tours for 2014 will be on Friday, December 12. These programs and tours will resume on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Though the Visitor Center will remain open from December 13-19, no tours will be offered on these dates.

November Closures and Tour Availability

The Visitor Center will be closed from Thursday, November 27 through Sunday, November 30 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Beyond this closure, please note also that no tours are scheduled from Saturday, November 22 through Sunday, November 30, as our student guides are not available during that period.

Stanford Winter Closure from December 20 – January 4

The Stanford Visitor Center and most campus facilities and departments will be closed from December 20, 2014 through January 4, 2015 in accordance with annual Stanford University practice. No tours or programs will be offered during this period.

Visitor Center hours

  • Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PT)
  • Open Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PT)
  • Hours subject to change (refer to the announcements).

Operating calendar

You may also want to view our operating calendar for the current academic year (8/15/2014 - 8/13/2015), which indicates dates of operation and closure for the Visitor Center, all Visitor Center tours, the Hoover Tower Observation Platform, and the Discover Stanford program, as well as drop-in hours for the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

Tours and programs calendar

Use this calendar to check the schedule of walking tours and register for the Discover Stanford program, engineering quad tour, or golf cart tour.

Updated on October 29, 2014 2:45 PM