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Welcome to the Farm

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


Campus Tours resume on Tuesday, January 7

The Stanford Visitor Center will re-open on Monday, January 6, and guided tours will resume on Tuesday, January 7 with the return of our student guides.
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Resuming Tuesday, January 7, our daily campus walking tours are led by current undergraduate students and are offered daily at 11:30am and 3:30pm, lasting approximately 70 minutes. The Discover Stanford program, which combines an information session led by the Office of Undergraduate Admission with a walking tour for prospective students, will resume on Monday, January 13. During Winter Quarter, Discover Stanford is held weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, as well as on select Saturdays and Wednesdays. Check the registration calendar for details.

Spring Quarter Tours and Programs

Virtually all of our Spring Quarter tours and programs (through Sunday, June 14) have been uploaded to our website and are now available for online registration. (Saturday sessions of "Discover Stanford" for spring quarter have not yet been finalized.)
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Please note that our primary campus visit program -- "Discover Stanford" (Undergraduate Admission Session and Campus Walking Tour) will not be offered on Wednesdays during Winter Quarter (with the exception of the "Mid-Winter Break" date of February 19, upon which a session will be offered). In addition to the 5 Saturday sessions of Discover Stanford scheduled for winter quarter, we anticipate adding a selection of 4-6 Saturday dates for spring quarter as well (dates TBA). The schedule for Summer tours and programs (June 15 - August 13) are currently scheduled to be posted on or before the end of the day on Friday, February 28.

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Campus entrance

Tourists and Visitors

The Stanford campus offers a wealth of sightseeing and educational opportunities for tourists and 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.

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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.