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Welcome to the Farm

Stanford University is a place where pioneering spirit meets 21st-century possibility.


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.

New to Stanford? Start Here!

Campus entrance

Tourists and First-time Visitors

The Stanford campus offers a wealth of sightseeing and educational opportunities for tourists and first-time visitors.

Quad walkway

Prospective Undergraduates

Considering Stanford University? Come spend a day on The Farm and get a feel for campus and student life.

Young couple enjoying a day on campus

Prospective Graduate Students

Stanford offers graduate and professional degrees in more than 65 departments and programs. Learn first-hand about our vibrant graduate community.

Group of students sitting and talking on the Quad

Large Groups

Large groups will find plenty to do on the beautiful Stanford campus. Check out the opportunities we have for tours, meals, and sightseeing.