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A reception is staged in front of Memorial Church in the Main Quadrangle.

Plan Your Event

This page provides a summarized view of the things to consider when planning an event at Stanford. Each linked page or section will have detailed information about the topic and policies that may apply. If you have questions about the planning process or policies, contact our office.

Who Can Help?

An overview of the various departments that can help plan events. A list of campus partners and the services they provide.

Who Can Help?

Campus Partners Guide

Planning Guide

The basic requirements for planning events at Stanford. Resources and tools to help with the planning process.

Planning Guide

Panel discussion in Memorial Auditorium for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Special Events

Highlights different types of special events and any special requirements those events may have.

Special Events

Planning Sustainable Events

Planning tips and resources to help make your events more sustainable, saving resources, time, and money.

Planning Sustainable Events

Venue Reservations

Explains the process for reserving space on campus and an overview of freqently requested venues.

Venue Reservation

Venue Guide

Equipment Rentals

A list of the different types of equipment commonly rented for events.

Equipment Rentals

Parking and Transportation

Organize event parking, shuttles and alternative transportation options. 

Parking and Transportation

Press and Media

Guidance for working with the press and media at events.

Press and Media

Photography and Video

Policies and information for filming and photographing events.

Photography and Video