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Panel discussion in Memorial Auditorium for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

OSEP offers guidance and assistance to faculty and staff planning events at Stanford. We can advise you on all aspects of event planning and connect you to the right resources to help make your event a success.

Plan Your Event

Families and their students gather at the many community center celebrations around campus, here the Chicanx/Latinx New Student and Family welcome takes place at Old Union.

We understand that planning an event at Stanford, big or small, can be a daunting task. Our goal is to help make it easier by providing the tools, resources and policies you need for each step along the way.

Event Policy Guide

Roundtable at Stanford in Maples Pavilion.

It is important to understand the university-wide policies and guidelines you need to follow when planning your event. Learn about the policies in place for all faculty, staff, students and organizations planning events at Stanford.


In academic year 21-22 the university will experience unusual constraints on space and will need to prioritize spaces for curricular use. Learn more about the new Space Use Policy for Events and Gatherings in AY 21-22.