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Welcome Weekend

What to Expect

Welcome Summer Session Students!

  • Check-In and Orientation Sessions (guests welcome): June 24, 2023
  • Kick-Off Programming and Community Building (students only): June 25, 2023
  • Courses Begin and Student Services Center Check-In for Late Arrivals: June 26, 2023

We invite family, guardians, and guests to accompany students to the first day of Welcome Weekend, Saturday, June 24. Check-In will open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 4:00 p.m. Welcome events for students and guests will be held throughout the day. Residential students should plan to say their goodbyes in the late afternoon, so that students can join their new community for dinner.


Saturday, June 24
Location Roble Field Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 200 Building 420, Rm. 040 - Main Quad
10:00:00 a.m. Check-in Opens
11:00AM - 11:45 a.m. Campus Tour The Stanford Experience: Director Introduction and Student Q&A
12:00PM - 12:45 p.m. Campus Tour The Stanford Experience: Director Introduction and Student Q&A
1:00PM - 1:45 p.m. Campus Tour Residential High School Orientation - Mandatory (pick 1 of 2) Commuter High School Orientation
2:00PM - 2:45 p.m. Campus Tour Residential High School Orientation - Mandatory (pick 1 of 2) Commuter University Level Orientation
3:00PM - 3:45 p.m. Campus Tour Residential University Level Orientation - Optional (2 of 2) The Stanford Experience: Director Introduction and Student Q&A
4:00:00 p.m. Check-In Closes
4:30 p.m. Family Farewell at Wilbur Courtyard

Checking In

  1. Arrive to Roble Field
  2. Start at Health Check-In to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 24 hours of your arrival on campus.
  3. Students will proceed to Student Check-In while Guests move to Family Check-In. (If you are a residential student arriving after 4pm on June 24, either planned or a change in plans, you will need to notify us on the Arrival Form so that we can prepare to receive you.) Be ready to show a Passport, US Driver’s license / State ID card, or a Birth Certificate plus a photo ID (ex. current school ID card).
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Family Registration

Registration will be required for all family members or guests accompanying their student to Welcome Weekend. Each student may bring up to four (4) guests. Students may access the family/guest registration form on their application status page. Log in using your application email and password.

Masking Policy

Masks will be required for students and family/guests for all crowded indoor activities during the first week of the program, including Welcome Weekend. Student check-in, dorm move-in, orientations, and info sessions may be indoors


Welcome Weekend Map (opens in Google Maps app)
Welcome Weekend Map (PDF)


Free parking for the day is provided in the Roble Field Garage, located underneath the field. Students/guests parking in the garage should leave luggage securely stowed (out of sight) in the car. The garage entrance is off of Via Ortega.

Other Transportation to Campus

For general information about traveling to campus on public transit please visit the Stanford Transportation Transit page. Ride share services will be directed to drop off at Panama Mall, which runs between Via Ortega and Roble Gym. 

On-Campus Transportation

Special Welcome Weekend Marguerite Shuttles will be stopping at select locations around campus from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 


Accommodations are available for those with accessibility or disability needs during Welcome Weekend. Contact us for disability access information and/or to request assistance for Welcome Weekend. All Welcome Weekend event locations are wheelchair accessible. 

On-Campus Resources

As a Stanford student—whether residential or commuter—you'll have access to a host of resources this summer: health services, academic support, transportation options, and more.

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