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Thursday, April 28
 

9:00am

Admit Weekend Check-In for Admits and Parents

Welcome to Admit Weekend 2011! Check-in is available all weekend but begins Thursday at 9:00 a.m. Your first stop should be at Check-in at the Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center to let us know you've arrived, confirm we have your signed Medical Release form, get an up-to-date schedule of events, and receive information about the dorm you'll be staying in for the weekend. You will receive a designated time to return to the Alumni Center later in the day to be greeted by your dorm's House Hosts, the student leaders who assist with Admit Weekend. Remember to give your Room Host's contact information to your parents at this time. Check-in for Thursday will end at 5:00 p.m. You may also check in on Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - noon at the office of Undergraduate Admission, Montag Hall. Late arrivals should call (650) 736-8363 for Check-in information.


Thursday April 28, 2011 9:00am - 4:45pm
Arrillaga Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street, Stanford

1:15pm

University Welcome
Limited Capacity seats available

Stanford rolls out the red carpet for all admitted students and their families.

Come hear the official welcome to the admitted Class of 2015 by University Provost, John Etchemendy and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Richard Shaw.


https://admission.stanford.edu

Speakers
avatar for John Etchemendy

John Etchemendy

Provost on September 1, 2000. He has been a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy since 1983 after receiving his doctorate at Stanford in 1982. He is also a faculty member of the Symbolic Systems Program and a senior researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and... Read More →
avatar for Rick Shaw

Rick Shaw

Richard H. Shaw began his tenure as Stanford’s Dean of Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid as of September 1, 2005. Upon his appointment Stanford Provost John Etchemendy said, “Rick Shaw offers proven experience in several areas of vital importance to Stanford, including... Read More →


Thursday April 28, 2011 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Memorial Auditorium 551 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA

2:25pm

Approaching Stanford: A Conversation about Undergraduate Education

Make the most of your Admit Weekend explora­tion of Stanford! Join Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Professor Harry J. Elam Jr., as he outlines our philosophy of undergraduate education. He will also introduce you to a group of undergraduates who are eager to share with you their path of intellectual exploration, from small seminars to funded undergraduate research, to honors work, to overseas study, and beyond. (Until 3:45 p.m.)


http://ual.stanford.edu/

Thursday April 28, 2011 2:25pm - 3:45pm
Memorial Auditorium 551 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA
 
Friday, April 29
 

8:00am

Admit Weekend Check-In for Admits and Parents

Welcome to Admit Weekend 2011! Check-in is available all weekend but begins Thursday at 9:00 a.m. Your first stop should be at Check-in at the Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center to let us know you've arrived, confirm we have your signed Medical Release form, get an up-to-date schedule of events, and receive information about the dorm you'll be staying in for the weekend. You will receive a designated time to return to the Alumni Center later in the day to be greeted by your dorm's House Hosts, the student leaders who assist with Admit Weekend. Remember to give your Room Host's contact information to your parents at this time. Check-in for Thursday will end at 5:00 p.m. You may also check in on Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - noon at the office of Undergraduate Admission, Montag Hall. Late arrivals should call (650) 736-8363 for Check-in information.



Friday April 29, 2011 8:00am - 4:30pm
Arrillaga Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street, Stanford

9:00am

Home Sweet Home: A Visit to the Headquarters of Undergraduate Education

Sweet Hall will become your academic resources and support “home” at Stanford. Come meet the people who will open doors for you as you chart your path at Stanford. The Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising, the Senior Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and representatives from advising, overseas studies, undergraduate research, tutoring, introductory seminars, the freshmen writing and humanities curriculum, orientation, and freshmen years programs will be on hand to answer your questions and share their enthusiasm for working with Stanford undergraduates.

Note: This open house program includes a formal presentation from 9:00 – 9:30 A.M., followed by an informal conversation with faculty and staff. (Until 10:30 a.m.)


http://ual.stanford.edu/

Speakers
avatar for Julie Lythcott-Haims

Julie Lythcott-Haims

Julie received her undergraduate degree at Stanford in American Studies in 1989 and her law degree from Harvard Law School in 1994. She practiced law in Silicon Valley for several years prior to rejoining the Stanford community in 1998. From 1998-2000 she held the position of Associate... Read More →


Friday April 29, 2011 9:00am - 10:30am
Canfield Court 37.425174°N 122.166653°W

11:00am

Q&A with President John Hennessy

Admitted students and their families are invited to join President John Hennessy for one of his very popular question-and-answer sessions. This is an opportunity to get answers to all your tough questions about Stanford. (Until 11:50 a.m.)


http://president.stanford.edu/

Speakers
avatar for John L. Hennessy

John L. Hennessy

John L. Hennessy joined Stanford’s faculty in 1977 as an assistant professor of electrical engineering. He rose through the academic ranks to full professorship in 1986 and was the inaugural Willard R. and Inez Kerr Bell Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from... Read More →


Friday April 29, 2011 11:00am - 11:50am
Memorial Auditorium 551 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA
 
Saturday, April 30
 

9:00am

Admit Weekend Check-In for Admits and Parents

Welcome to Admit Weekend 2011! Check-in is available all weekend but begins Thursday at 9:00 a.m. Your first stop should be at Check-in at the Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center to let us know you've arrived, confirm we have your signed Medical Release form, get an up-to-date schedule of events, and receive information about the dorm you'll be staying in for the weekend. You will receive a designated time to return to the Alumni Center later in the day to be greeted by your dorm's House Hosts, the student leaders who assist with Admit Weekend. Remember to give your Room Host's contact information to your parents at this time. Check-in for Thursday will end at 5:00 p.m. You may also check in on Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - noon at the office of Undergraduate Admission, Montag Hall. Late arrivals should call (650) 736-8363 for Check-in information.



Saturday April 30, 2011 9:00am - 12:00pm
Montag Hall 355 Galvez Street, Stanford

4:00pm

YSU: The Official Close to Admit Weekend

Join us for the Official Close to Admit Weekend where special guest, Tim Westergren ‘88 will share an insight into his Stanford experience and reflect on the role Stanford has played in his life after he left the Farm.

Tim is an award-winning composer, an accomplished musician and a record producer with 20 years of experience in the music industry. In January 2000, Tim founded Pandora Internet Radio and now serves as its Chief Strategy Officer.

Tim received his B.A. from Stanford University, where he studied computer acoustics and recording technology. In addition to guiding Pandora’s overall strategy and vision, Tim now spends most of his time as Pandora’s chief evangelist - traveling the country to meet with listeners to collect feedback, research local music, and spread the word of the Music Genome Project.

In 2010, he was listed by Time Magazine as one among the 100 most influential people in the world.

(Until 5:00 p.m.)


http://admission.stanford.edu

Speakers
avatar for Rick Shaw

Rick Shaw

Richard H. Shaw began his tenure as Stanford’s Dean of Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid as of September 1, 2005. Upon his appointment Stanford Provost John Etchemendy said, “Rick Shaw offers proven experience in several areas of vital importance to Stanford, including... Read More →
avatar for Tim Westergren

Tim Westergren

Tim Westergren ‘88 is an award-winning composer, an accomplished musician and a recordproducer with 20 years of experience in the music industry. In January 2000, Tim founded Pandora Internet Radio and now serves as its Chief Strategy Officer. Tim received his B.A. from Stanford... Read More →



Saturday April 30, 2011 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Memorial Auditorium 551 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA

6:00pm

The 2nd Annual Student Works Festival

Stanford Lively Arts and SiCa collaborate with Admit Weekend to present a program of faculty-nominated student art works from across the departments and disciplines, celebrating the wealth of artistic creativity at Stanford.  Student composers, choreographers, filmmakers, musicians, and interdisciplinary artists present their original works created in courses with visiting artists and arts faculty throughout the school year.  A reception following gives prospective students and their families a chance to meet and converse with Stanford student artists.


http://arts.stanford.edu/index.php

Saturday April 30, 2011 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Dinkelspiel Auditoirum 471 Lagunita Dr, Stanford