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Thursday, April 25

10:30am PDT

Office of Accessible Education Open House

Visit the Office of Accessible Education (OAE), which oversees the Student Disability Resource Center, the Schwab Learning Center, and the Assistive Learning Center. Learn about services and resources available to students with disabilities and learning differences. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.

Thursday April 25, 2013 10:30am - 12:00pm PDT
Office of Accessible Education 563 Salvatierra Walk, Stanford

4:00pm PDT

Challa for Hunger

Come bake challah with Challah for Hunger! CfH is a social action project of the Jewish Students Association and Hillel at Stanford, and we bake challah bread on Thursdays at Hillel. All of our proceeds go to hunger and disaster relief organizations, including the American Jewish World Service Darfur Initiative, the Second Harvest Food Bank, and the Opportunities Center in Palo Alto. We work with a variety of groups around campus, including social action groups, interfaith groups, and Greek life.

We have 3 shifts on Thursday for making challah: 4:00 - 5:30 pm dough-making 8:00 - 9:30 pm braiding and baking 9:30 - 11 pm baking, cleaning and selling If you are interested in volunteering, please email Lauren at lsweet@stanford.edu.


Thursday April 25, 2013 4:00pm - 10:45pm PDT
Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center 565 Mayfield Ave., Stanford

4:15pm PDT

ProFro Pick Up - Admits Only

Admits head to Frost Amphitheater to meet their House Hosts (HoHos) before collecting their bags and heading off to the residence halls. We recommend that parents say their farewells after the sessions in Memorial Auditorium and before the Pick Up. 


Thursday April 25, 2013 4:15pm - 5:15pm PDT
Frost Amphitheater 396 Galvez Street, Stanford

4:45pm PDT

Residence Hall Tour - Parents Only

Join a student guide for a tour of Ujamaa (the African American theme house) and Roble Halland get an insight into life on campus. Space is limited; additional dorm tours for parents are held on Friday and Saturday mornings.

Thursday April 25, 2013 4:45pm - 6:00pm PDT
Lagunita Court and Roble Hall

7:00pm PDT

Spotlight on Stanford Muslim Life

Come listen to a spotlight on a current freshman, senior, and graduate student about Muslim life at Stanford and how to integrate being Muslim with life on the Farm! Students will share their personal experiences while attendees enjoy a delicious halal dinner. All are welcome regardless of religion or beliefs.



Thursday April 25, 2013 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Old Union - Room 200 (2nd Floor) 520 Lasuen Mall, Stanford

9:30pm PDT

Okada Café Hour

Mix and mingle with current residents of Stanford’s Asian-American theme dorm and enjoy some captivating entertainment and yummy treats. Okada residents will share their artistic talents and talk about their experiences living in a four-class, ethnic theme dorm. 


Thursday April 25, 2013 9:30pm - 10:30pm PDT
Wilbur Hall - Okada 658 Escondido Rd, Stanford

9:30pm PDT

BROC Kick Back at Ujamaa

Come kick it with the Black community and hang out with your fellow admits and current students. See why Stanford is the place to be and experience the energy that is uniquely us. Sponsored by the Black Recruitment & OrientationCommittee (BROC).


Thursday April 25, 2013 9:30pm - 11:00pm PDT
Lagunita Court - Ujamaa Stanford

9:30pm PDT

Ice Cream Galore - the Scoop on Student Leadership at Casa Zapata Dining Hall

Come to the Casa Zapata Dining Hall and meet members of Chicano/Latino student organizations on campus. Learn about the many campus leadership opportunities that await you, or just relax making your own special ice cream float or banana split. Everyone is welcome.



Thursday April 25, 2013 9:30pm - 11:00pm PDT
Stern Hall - Casa Zapata

9:30pm PDT

Muwekma-Tah-Ruk Community Social
Thursday April 25, 2013 9:30pm - 11:00pm PDT
Muwekma-Tah-Ruk 543 Lasuen Mall, Stanford
Friday, April 26

10:00am PDT

Where Should I Live Freshman Year? Part I: Residence Halls - Admits Only

Discover the differences between some of the more than 70 dorms on campus. A panel of students and advisors will explore the setup, program, myths and cultures of Ethnic Theme,All-Freshman and Four-Class dorms. 

Friday April 26, 2013 10:00am - 10:45am PDT
Building 420, Room 041 (Main Quad) 450 Serra Mall, Stanford

10:00am PDT

Residential Hall Tour — Parents Only

Join a student guide for a tour of Casa Zapata (the Chicano/Latino theme dorm) and Crothers Hall and get an insight into life on campus.

Friday April 26, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Stern Hall and Crothers Hall

10:00am PDT

Multi-faith Welcome with Student Panel

Religious life is diverse and intriguing at Stanford.Come explore the rich variety of religious opportunities available on campus. Gather literature, meet the Dean (Rev. Scotty McLennan),Senior Associate Dean (Rabbi Patricia KarlinNeumann) and Associate Dean (Rev. JoanneSanders) for Religious Life, representatives fromStanford Associated Religions — the umbrellagroup of the campus’ religious communities — as well as students from our Fellowship for ReligiousEncounter program.

Friday April 26, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
The Circle, 3rd Floor, Old Union 520 Lasuen Mall, Stanford

10:00am PDT

Women’s Community Center Open House

Come have light refreshments at the Women’s Community Center (WCC) and learn about exciting events and opportunities available to students interested in women’s issues. This open house will provide you with a brief overview of the Center’s programs and a chance to mingle with current Stanford students involved with the WCC and a variety of women’s groups on campus. 


Friday April 26, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Women's Community Center (WCC)

2:00pm PDT

LGBTQ Student Panel and Open House

Want to know what LGBTQ life at Stanford is really like? Come hear about it first-hand from current students. Whether you are LGBTQ or allied, feel free to bring questions or just chill, listen and snack. All are welcome! Please stay after the panel for an informal open house where you can chat with LGBT Community ResourcesCenter staff, students, and other ProFros. (Until 3:50 p.m.)The LGBT Community Resources Center is open and staffed from 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Feel free to stop by, meet the staff, and learn about Stanford’s resources.


Friday April 26, 2013 2:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
Fire Truck House, 2nd Floor 433 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford

3:00pm PDT

Where Should I Live Freshman Year? Part II: The Program-Based Residences

In this second session, learn about the differences between the program-based residential housing options. Presentations from students and faculty will explore the setup, programs, myths and cultures of Structured Liberal Education (SLE), Freshman/Sophomore College (FroSoCo), and the newest additions, Science in the Making Integrated Learning Environment (SIMILE) andImmersion in the Arts: Living in Culture (ITALIC). Parents and admits are welcome. 

Friday April 26, 2013 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Building 420, Room 041 (Main Quad) 450 Serra Mall, Stanford

4:00pm PDT

Haas Center for Public Service Open House

Interested in exploring the variety of ways students get involved in public service during their years at Stanford? Drop by the Haas Center and visit with students and staff who will tell you about opportunities for direct service, advocacy, activism, research, philanthropy and policy work in the local community and around the world. 

Friday April 26, 2013 4:00pm - 4:45pm PDT
Haas Center for Public Service 562 Salvatierra Walk, Stanford

5:15pm PDT

American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Community Welcome

The Native American Cultural Center (NACC) is the home base of the Native community. Come see the center, meet community members, and hear from current students and staff. With over 260 current undergraduate students, nearly 20 student groups, and the largest student-run powwow in the U.S., the Native community offers something for everyone! Refreshments will beserved. Everyone is welcome.

Friday April 26, 2013 5:15pm - 6:15pm PDT
Native American Community Center 524 Lasuen Mall, Stanford

5:15pm PDT

Asian American Activities Center Welcome

The Asian American Activities Center (A³C, pronounced ‘a cubed c’), the resource center for the Asian American community at Stanford, is home to more than 40 Asian organizations and the site of many gatherings and community events. Come for a brief program with leaders, students, faculty, and staff. Refreshments will beserved. Everyone is welcome.

Friday April 26, 2013 5:15pm - 6:15pm PDT
White Plaza 519 Lausen Mall, Stanford

5:15pm PDT

Chicano/Latino Community Welcome at the Old Union Courtyard

El Centro Chicano, the center of the Chicano/Latino Community at Stanford, houses more than 25 voluntary student organizations and provides important academic, cultural, social, and mental health and wellness support to students. Come to El Centro Chicano and meet keystudents, staff and faculty all while enjoying performances by El Mariachi Cardenal and Ballet Folklórico de Stanford. 

Friday April 26, 2013 5:15pm - 6:15pm PDT
Old Union Courtyard 520 Lasuen Mall, Stanford

5:15pm PDT

Black Community Welcome

Come and experience Black@Stanford by watching student performances, hearing from world-renowned faculty, and meeting a host of current students and alumni. Once you see the diversity within our diversity, you will know there is no other choice! 

Friday April 26, 2013 5:15pm - 6:45pm PDT
Oak Lounge, 2nd Floor, Tresidder Union 459 Lagunita Drive, Stanford

6:15pm PDT

FroSoCo - That's Freshman-Sophomore College

Come visit FroSoCo, a dorm that offers extensive academic and social programs designed to integrate classroom and residential learning. Special programs offered include Dean’s Dinners with faculty members, Friday barbecues, courses and mentoring offered by sophomore residents, and academic workshops on oral communication, study skills, and internships. Everyone is welcome.

Friday April 26, 2013 6:15pm - 7:45pm PDT
FroSoCo Deans' Residence 225 Santa Teresa Lane, Stanford

6:15pm PDT

ILEs in Burbank

Burbank is the newest dorm to host ILEs- Science in the Making: Integrated Learning Environment (SIMILE) and Immersion in theArts: Living in Culture (ITALIC). What exactly are these programs? From the history of science and technology and medicine to the integration of the arts into society, come speak with the Resident Fellows and find out how SIMILE or ITALICmight be the perfect fit for your freshman year! Everyone is welcome.

Friday April 26, 2013 6:15pm - 7:45pm PDT
Stern Hall - Burbank

6:15pm PDT

Integrated Learning Environment Open Houses – Admits Only

You’ve heard about the ILEs, but exactly what and where are they? This is your chance to come check out these freshman (and sophomore) dorms and learn more about their unique programming from the residents. All ProFros are welcome! Feel free to visit more than one before walking over to the a capella concert.

Friday April 26, 2013 6:15pm - 7:45pm PDT

6:15pm PDT

SLE in Alondra

Come visit Alondra, one of the dorms participating in a uniquely Stanford program called Structured Liberal Education (SLE). SLE provides an opportunity to fully embrace a liberal arts education by bringing it into the residential setting. Stop by and check out what Alondra has to offer! Everyone is welcome.

Friday April 26, 2013 6:15pm - 7:45pm PDT
Florence Moore Hall - Alondra 436 Mayfield Ave, Stanford

9:30pm PDT

Residential Hall Open Houses - Admits Only

Stanford guarantees undergraduates four years of on-campus housing and all freshmen are required to live on campus. Come check out the ethnic community theme dorms and houses as examples of the various housing options available to freshmen. All ProFros are welcome. Feel free to visit more than one! 

Friday April 26, 2013 9:30pm - 11:00pm PDT
Saturday, April 27

10:00am PDT

Pamcake Breakfast

This is not a typo. Come find out why! The American Indian Staff Forum will serve breakfast for ProFros and current students. Drop by on your way to Saturday events. 

Saturday April 27, 2013 10:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Native American Community Center 524 Lasuen Mall, Stanford

10:00am PDT

Brunch in Dorms - Admits Only

Have you tried the waffles in Wilbur yet? Get out and try a different dining hall and meet some new classmates and current students over brunch.

Saturday April 27, 2013 10:00am - 1:00pm PDT

10:30am PDT

Living in the Residences: A Primer for Parents

Residential life is a cornerstone of the Stanfordundergraduate experience. Learn how students are supported in their dorms by Resident Fellows,Residence Deans, Resident Assistants, Housing and Dining Staff, Academic Directors, and other University officials. Hear what the residential community is all about and ask the panel your questions. Students are welcome to join this event, however, it is intended for parents. Students are encouraged to attend the “Where Should I Live Freshman Year?” panels on Friday. Following the one hour panel session, parents and ProFros are encouraged to join us on one of four residence hall tours: Wilbur Hall, Stern Hall, Florence Moore Hall, and Roble Hall.

Saturday April 27, 2013 10:30am - 12:25pm PDT
Dinkelspiel Auditorium 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford

11:00am PDT

Desayuno at El Centro Chicano

Vénganse todos and enjoy an authentic breakfast of chorizo con huevos y frijoles at El CentroChicano. Don’t miss this taste of home right here at Stanford. Be early for the tortillas!

Saturday April 27, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
El Centro Chicano 524 Lasuen Mall, Stanford

2:00pm PDT

3:00pm PDT

Greek Life at Stanford

Come learn about Stanford’s vibrant Greek community and the exciting leadership, academic, public service, social, and networking opportunities within. Members from the Inter- Fraternity Council (IFC), Inter-Sorority Council (ISC), the African American Fraternal and Sororal Association (AAFSA), and the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) will be speaking about how Greek Life has enhanced their college experience and how you too can become involved with Stanford’s Greek Community!

(Until 3:50 p.m.)


Saturday April 27, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
Building 420, Room 041 (Main Quad) 450 Serra Mall, Stanford

8:00pm PDT

LGBT CRC Ice Cream Social

Enjoy ice cream and conversation with LGBTQ and allied Stanford students and ProFros. This unofficial event is a great way to get to know the other LGBTQ and allied folks on the Farm. (Until 10:00 p.m.)


Saturday April 27, 2013 8:00pm - 10:00pm PDT
LGBT Community Resources Center Fire Truck House, 459 Lagunita Drive, Stanford