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Commencement Events


Wondering what to do before you wacky-walk? The Stanford Alumni Association has you covered with free events to cap off your senior year in style! Drop off your item for the ’19 Time Capsule, take a photo with your Class Plaque and pick up your free Class of ’19 mason jar at the Senior Class Final Happy Hour. Splash around with Class of ’19 floaties at your final Fountain Hop. Sigh under the stars as you dine and dance with your classmates at Senior Dinner on the Quad. More event info coming this spring, but when you see the words “Stanford Alumni Association presents…” it’s time to get excited.

Wine 101

Nerd Nation

Give us one hour and we’ll have you speaking sommelier! An expert in the field will take you through everything you need to know about wine.

Save the date: March 6, 2019

nerd nation

Nerd Nation

The Stanford Alumni Association loves students, and one of the ways we show our love is showering you with Nerd Nation freebies! We’ll have giveaways in White Plaza fall quarter, and keep an eye out for our Freebie golf cart!

Giveaway info will always be posted on the Stanford Student Alumni Facebook page.

senior welcome

Senior Welcome

The Stanford Alumni Association welcomes seniors back to campus with a truly memorable event. You’ll celebrate at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center with champagne and cascading chocolate. Classmates can catch up and share laughter, hugs and tales of summer—the perfect beginning to the year of a lifetime.

Save the Date: September 30, 2018

Alumni Career Services

Career Services

Looking for an internship or a job? Check out the Alumni Job & Internship Board. This is the only one exclusively for Stanford students and alums. Alumni Career Services also helps you out with great networking tools including the Alumni Directory and the private Stanford University LinkedIn group.

Senior Class Leadership

Senior Class Leadership

Your Senior Class presidents and cabinet aren’t just around for now—they’re in it for the long haul. Learn who they are and how to get in touch with them. After all, if you ever need to contact all your classmates, these are the people who can help.

Arrillaga Alumni Center

Alumni Center

Never mind the name, the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center isn’t just for alumni! Explore your future home-away-from-home as you lounge by the giant fireplace, grab a cup of coffee at the café, study in the cozy library or relax outside in Ford Gardens. Come by the corner of Galvez and Campus to relax, study or grab a snack.

Student Awards

Student Awards

Stanford students do some amazing things (and receive some amazing awards!). See past recipients and learn about the latest crop of students to win alumni-sponsored awards, including the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award, Outstanding Achievement Award and Award of Excellence.

Class Plaque and Time Capsule

The Class Plaque and Time Capsule are Stanford traditions that go back to 1892 and allow graduating seniors to forge a connection with both classes that came before and those that will soon follow.


Class Map

Get ready to yell “Go Card!” 52 times! We give students a deck of one-of-a-kind playing cards with 52 must-do Stanford adventures you’ll want to complete before you graduate. Hop in a fountain, hit the Dish and—well, why not find out for yourself?

Stanford Alumni Association Student Jobs

Class Map

The Stanford Alumni Association needs you! Find a gig that’s just your thing, from being a Reunion Team Leader to putting your social media skills to work. Email our student programs team at studentprograms@
to see what’s available when you are. Check back often as new jobs open up all year long.

Stay Connected After Graduation

Stay Connected

Long after graduation, class leaders will help your class community stay close and tied back to the university (come wind, high water or new social media platforms). The Stanford Alumni Association provides opportunities for you to stay involved as well. Be a part of the Recent Grad Reunion Team, help plan a young alumni event in your new city, or lead a Beyond the Farm volunteer project. Email our student programs team at studentprograms@
for more information.

Learn more
» Life Off the Farm Resources
» Volunteering with Alumni
» SAA Membership
» Alumni Career Services

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