September Weekend Closures
The Visitor Center will be closed and not offering tours during Labor Day weekend, September 5-7th. The Visitor Center will be closed, but we will still be offering walking tours on September 12-13th. Walking tours on those days will meet outside the front of the Visitor Center.
Student Forum Offerings
Student Forums will be available for prospective students periodically throughout the summer. Please check back on this announcements page closer to your visit date to see if Student Forum will be offered during your visit to campus. Currently, Student Forum is scheduled Monday through Friday on August 3rd-14th.
Tour & Program Registration
Discover Stanford programs, golf cart tours, and other Special Interest tours for the remainder of the calendar year (through December 31, 2015) are now available for online registration. Tours and programs for Winter 2016 will be posted on or before October 15, 2015.
Please note that in accordance with Stanford University practice, the Stanford Visitor Center will be closed from Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 through Sunday, January 3, 2016. No tours will be available during the Winter Closure period.
Humanities and Arts Tour
During the Spring 2015 quarter, Visitor Information Services began offering student-led "Humanities and Arts" tours. The tours last for one hour, and online pre-registration is required. The tour gives an overview of the humanities and arts at Stanford, and passes by a number of buildings on campus, including Bing Concert Hall, Anderson Collection, Cantor Arts Center, Rodin Sculpture Garden, Main Quad and Green Library. We will be adding our limited summer Humanities and Arts tours to the calendar soon.
New to Stanford? Start Here!
The Stanford campus offers a wealth of sightseeing and educational opportunities for tourists and first-time visitors.
Considering Stanford University? Come spend a day on The Farm and get a feel for campus and student life.
Stanford offers graduate and professional degrees in more than 65 departments and programs. Learn first-hand about our vibrant graduate community.
Large groups will find plenty to do on the beautiful Stanford campus. Check out the opportunities we have for tours, meals, and sightseeing.