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New Student Orientation will take place Wednesday, September 21 to Sunday, September 25, and is required for all new undergraduate students. The variety of programs will introduce you to the university and the community as you familiarize yourself with Stanford. Please be sure to check Canvas (SUNet log-in required) for event updates, locations, and links.

To get an idea for what we have planned for you this year, review our NSO Signature Events, which includes information about our Opening Convocation Ceremony. A full NSO schedule will be posted to this website by September 1.


Be sure to check your email regularly, which will be used by University offices for official communications during NSO and throughout your time at Stanford.

Campus Map - Stanford Mobile App

Use the searchable campus map, located on the Stanford Mobile app or to find campus locations and for useful information such as campus eateries and all-gender restrooms.

Lost and Found

Contact the NSO Office, Sweet Hall 1st floor, to submit or claim items lost or found during NSO.

Disability Access

For disability access information, please contact the Diversity and Access Office at or call (650) 725-0326. Limited golf cart transportation is available for students needing help traveling to required NSO events. Please talk to your RA if you need assistance.