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Stanford’s annual Family Weekend will be held February 24 – 26, 2022. All formal university events will be held virtually on Thursday, February 24 and Friday, February 25. The weekend will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday with an hourlong livestream welcome and question-and-answer session with President Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell. We also invite you to visit the campus on Saturday, February 26 for an in-person opportunity to spend time with your student on the Farm. Registration opens on Wednesday, December 1 and is required for family members visiting the campus for a day with their student. We encourage you to visit this site periodically for future updates and explore upcoming plans for virtual tours, videos, and experiences that bring a little piece of Stanford to your family, wherever you are.

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Welcome from the President

Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne

On behalf of the Stanford community, I’m writing to invite you to Family Weekend 2022 for a special window into your student’s undergraduate experience.

After a weekend of purely virtual activities last year, we are excited to be able to offer an in-person Campus Day on Saturday, Feb. 26 in addition to our online programming on Thursday, Feb. 24, and Friday, Feb. 25.

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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 student stories and performances, virtual exhibitions from the museums, 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. 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:  Docent-led or self-guided tours, brunch at a residential dining hall, visiting the iconic campus destinations like the Main Quad and the Oval. 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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More coming soon!

Keep an eye on the website for updates as we will be adding details for the virtual programs, as well as additional virtual content and experiences for you to explore. We will also be adding information to help plan your visit to campus, including things to do and places to see.