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Lost and found items

Please note, found items that were turned in during Family Weekend will be held until two weeks after the event. To inquire if your lost item was turned in and coordinate pickup, please email


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Learn about the various programs and activities you can participate in during Family Weekend 2024. Programs are subject to change.

Reminder: University academic classes are restricted to faculty and student attendees only.

Friday, February 23, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Welcome Q&A with the President and Provost

Join President Richard Saller and Provost Jenny Martinez 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 23, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Residential Neighborhood Experiences

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

Families seated in the Black Community Services Center listening to a woman speak.
Friday, February 23, 2:00 p.m. - 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 2024.

Families visit campus groups at the resource fair.
Saturday, February 24, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Resource Fair

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

Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24

Student Experience Sessions and Academic Discussions

Attend special student experience sessions and academic discussions on topics of interest to families specifically selected for the weekend.

Saturday, February 24, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Cardinal Student Showcase

Join your student and celebrate the closing of Family Weekend with special student performances, food, games and other fun activities. All registered families welcome.  Meet your student there and join the fun!

Group of people standing in Memorial Court during Family Weekend 2021.
Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24

Self-Guided Tours

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

Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24

Arts, Athletics and Moreā€¦

Check out exhibits at the museums, cheer on the Cardinal at Athletics events, watch student group performances, and more.

Please note that your student's university academic classes are restricted to faculty and student attendees only.