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Join us for Family Weekend 2023

February 24 - 25, 2023

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Family Weekend is an annual event held to provide families of current undergraduates a glimpse into their student’s life and experience at Stanford University.

Family Weekend 2023 will feature a variety of in-person activities and virtual experiences for families throughout the weekend. Online registration is required to attend. If you have questions, please 
visit our FAQ page, which will be updated regularly.

We hope you can join us and look forward to seeing you February!

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Welcome to Family Weekend

I look forward to welcoming you to campus for Family Weekend, February 24th – 25th. Family Weekend is a long-standing Stanford tradition, offering a window into your student’s life on campus. After a couple years of primarily virtual events, we are delighted to host an in-person weekend experience this February.

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Programs and Activities

See an overview of the programs and activities to participate in during Family Weekend 2023.

Recent Communications

Top 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions

Will activities be in-person, virtual or both?
We are excited to offer the opportunity for families to visit campus in-person on Friday and Saturday. In addition, some in-person events will be live-streamed online and/or recorded for viewing on the Family Weekend website and additional virtual content will be posted closer to the weekend. See the schedule at a glance, and overview of Family Weekend programs.

Is there a cost to attend?
There is no cost to participate in Family Weekend activities, and most campus attractions are free, however there may be other events happening on campus during the weekend that require tickets to be purchased, such as athletic events and arts performances.

Must I register to attend Family Weekend?
Online registration is required for all those who plan to visit the campus, attend events, and visit buildings in-person for Family Weekend. There will be no on-site, walk-up, day-of registration available. If you do not plan to attend in person, and only wish to participate virtually, you do not need to register.

How can I be added to the email list to receive Family Weekend communications?
Parents and guardians listed as contacts for currently enrolled undergraduate students are automatically added to our email list. If you are not on this list, please complete this request form. You can also see all recent communications on our website.

What COVID-19 health and safety precautions are being taken?
All guests must adhere to the visitor guidelines and travel policies, and any other polices published on the Health Alerts website. At this time, there will be no verification of proof of vaccination or negative test status for Family Weekend attendees, however, as with all policies during the COVID-19 pandemic, this guidance is subject to changing health conditions.

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