Stanford University is adjacent to Palo, Alto California, and offers an enticing lifestyle filled with outdoors events, sports and hiking-plus, a thriving nightlife centered on the exciting downtown area. For more than a century, Stanford has placed a wealth of opportunities within the reach of students on the beautiful campus located in the western foothills of Palo Alto near San Francisco Bay. Stanford University students earn undergraduate degrees in three Schools at Stanford - the School of Humanities and Sciences, the School of Engineering, and the School of Earth Sciences. The other four schools offer graduate programs in Business, Education, Law and Medicine.
Comfort Inn Palo Alto - Stanford University Special -
Stanford University students, family members, faculty, visiting professors, alumni or sports fans can enjoy a special discount of 10% off the regular rate at the Comfort Inn, which is located just 3 miles from the Stanford University campus. You will enjoy comfortable pet-friendly accommodations, a complimentary breakfast buffet, high-speed Internet, business center, guest laundry and a host of delightful amenities.
Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA -
Get the true story of the origin of Stanford University. Built in 1891, Stanford University was founded with the intent of being nontraditional, co-educational and non-denominational school, dedicated to producing "cultured and useful citizens. Stanford University covers 8,180 beautiful acres centered on the Quad, a complex of classrooms and offices in early-California style, with the renovated Stanford Memorial Church at its center. To learn more about how Stanford University was started, visit www.Stanford.edu.
Stanford University Museums -
One of Stanford University's most prominent museums is the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts. The newly renovated Stanford University Museum has been expanded and reopened as the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University and now includes the historic Museum building, a new 42,000-square-foot wing, collections and special Stanford University museum exhibitions on view in 24 galleries, plus an enhanced Rodin Sculpture Garden and other new outdoor sculpture garden areas at the museum. Call 650-723-4177.
Stanford Sports & Athletics -
The Stanford University Athletics Department has achieved victory throughout the world, capturing college titles and worldwide championships. The respected Stanford University Athletics program has won 70 NCAA team championships since 1980, as well as nine consecutive NACDA director's cup titles, awarded annually to the nation's most successful athletics program.
Bookstores & Libraries near Stanford University -
The Stanford University Bookstore provides a diverse selection of books and supplies, with over 130,000 titles, periodicals, logo apparel, gifts and souvenirs. Stanford University boasts the Art & Architecture Library, the Auxiliary Library and the Biology Library. For information on Stanford University admissions or campus lifestyle, visit www.Stanford.edu
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) -
Stanford University has operated this 426-acre facility since 1962, including a two mile-long linear accelerator, for the U.S. Department of Energy. For tours, call 650- 926.2204. The SLAC Visitor Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.