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Welcome to Stanford!   

Whether you've come to this page to plan your visit or simply to know Stanford better, we are thrilled that you are here. We hope you enjoy the many campus offerings, rich history, and quiet beauty of the campus. Please contact us if you can't find what you're looking for.

The Muwekma Ohlone

Stanford sits on the ancestral home of the Muwekma Ohlone tribe. This land was and continues to be of great importance to the Ohlone people. Consistent with our values of community and inclusion, we have a responsibility to acknowledge, honor, and make visible the university‚Äôs relationship to native peoples. 

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Our Favorite Places

Arts, nature, science and music: Here are our favorite hidden and not-so-hidden gems of Stanford.

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Spend some time on campus enjoying public lectures, concerts, and performances.

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International Visitors

Learn how Stanford hosts scholars, dignitaries and visitors from around the world.

Palo Alto, University Avenue

Explore Palo Alto

Visit our neighboring city just a few minutes away from Stanford (photo credit: Flickr, Allie Caulfield).

A Stanford student at the start of a campus tour for community college students

Tours for prospective students

Find information about guided tours for prospective undergraduates, both individually and in approved groups (e.g., schools or organizations), organized by the Visitor Center.