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Family Weekend 2023

Check back in early fall quarter for dates and information about Family Weekend 2023.

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See the Weekend Schedule

View the preliminary schedule for Family Weekend 2022. This year’s programs will be virtual on Thursday, February 24 and Friday, February 25. Additional information will be added as virtual programs and participants are confirmed, so we encourage you to visit this site periodically for future updates.

If you have registered to visit the campus on Saturday, February 26, additional updates will be added to this site to help you plan your visit.

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Thursday, February 24, and Friday, February 25, 2022

Virtual Family Weekend Programs

Join Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell on Thursday, February 24th for a welcome to Family Weekend and virtual town-hall style Q&A.

The virtual programs on Friday, February 25th will include faculty lectures and special topic panel discussions. There will also be pre-recorded content for you to explore including community center virtual open houses, virtual exhibitions, virtual experiences, virtual tours and more.

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Saturday, February 26, 2022

Visit the Stanford Campus

We invite you to come spend time with your student and explore the Stanford campus on Saturday, February 26th (prior registration required). While there will be no formal programming, there will be opportunities for you to experience the campus with your student in different ways.

Some options may include:  Self-guided tours, brunch at a residential dining hall, exploring campus destinations, arts, and more. There is always plenty to do on campus and we hope to see you there.

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell
Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. PDT

Welcome and Conversation with the President and Provost

Join Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell for a virtual town-hall style discussion to provide updates and answer your questions.

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Explore More

Stanford has many interesting places and unique experiences to explore, both virtually and in-person. Visit iconic campus destinations, immerse yourself in the arts at Stanford, get connected with important university resources, cheer on the Cardinal with Stanford Athletics, and check out other events happening throughout the weekend. There's lots of ways to experience Stanford during Family Weekend, whether you'll be joining us online and/or on the Farm!