Our thriving residential campus is home to a community of creative and accomplished people from around the world.
Comprising more than 25 offices and centers, Student Affairs provides a broad range of services and support to Stanford students, including leadership development, residential programs, public service, career exploration and community engagement.
Housing & Dining
Nearly all undergraduates and about 72% of graduate students reside in 81 undergraduate student residences and 151 graduate on-campus residences. Nine dining halls, a teaching kitchen, and organic gardens provide the campus community with healthy, sustainable meals.
Community Engagement & Diversity
Other programs supporting the student community:
The Arts at Stanford
Stanford has a rich tradition of fostering creativity and the arts. A vibrant campus “arts district” is situated along Palm Drive near the Oval.
The Stanford campus is home to two world-class art museums.
Stanford Live presents a wide range of performances and distinctive performing arts experiences.
Recreation and Wellness
Students, faculty, and staff enjoy state-of-the-art recreational facilities and wellness programs.
Stanford students compete in 36 varsity sports and 43 club sports.
Stanford offers incentives, programs, and activities that promote health and wellness.
Biking is a popular way to get around campus. Transit options also include a free campus shuttle and car-share. Public Safety provides police and emergency services 24 hours a day.