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Family Weekend Survey

All families that registered to attend Family Weekend 2023 were sent an email with a link to complete a survey. We appreciate your time and look forward to hearing from you.

If you attended Family Weekend and did not receive a link to complete the survey, please email and we will send you a link to share your feedback.

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Learn about the various programs and activities you can participate in during Family Weekend 2023. Additional details and information will be added as they are confirmed. Subject to change.

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell
Friday, February 24 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Welcome Q&A with the President and Provost

Join President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Provost Persis Drell, and other Stanford leaders in Memorial Auditorium or via livestream as they welcome you to Family Weekend and answer audience questions. 

Woman gets food at buffet in dining hall during Family Weekend.
Friday, February 24 11:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Residential Neighborhood Experiences

Enjoy lunch with your student in their dining hall followed by residential neighborhood welcome receptions.

Dancers perform at El Centro
Friday, February 24 2:00 - 5:30 p.m. - various times

Community Centers and Other Campus Open Houses

A variety of community centers and other campus organizations will be hosting open houses during Family Weekend 2023.

Parents approach information table decorated with red balloons outside at Family Weekend.
Saturday, February 25 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Resource Fair

Meet with various representatives from campus-wide departments and groups to learn about student support resources.

Panel of four graduates on stage looking at moderator speaking at lectern.
Friday, February 24th and Saturday, February 25th

Special Topic Discussions and Academic Lectures

Attend special panel discussions and academic talks on topics of interest to families specifically selected for the weekend.

Student Winter Showcase banner with image of two people holding snow cones and smiling, student musical group performing, and group of students playing lawn games
Saturday, February 25, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Student Winter Showcase

Join us on Saturday, February 25 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. for a special student event on the Farm!  See student performances, share food, play games and celebrate the closing of Family Weekend.  This is a quarterly student event.  All registered families welcome.  Meet your student there and join the fun!

Family walking together in the Rodin sculpture garden outside of Cantor Arts Center.
Friday, February 24th and Saturday, February 25th

Self-Guided Tours

Explore the Stanford campus and iconic destinations with self-guided and interactive virtual tours.

Student dancers perform for families in front of Tresidder.
Friday, February 24th and Saturday, February 25th

Additional Activities

Check out exhibits at the museums, cheer on the Cardinal at Athletics events, watch student group performances, and more. See everything that is happening at the Farm during Family Weekend.