Stanford University: Stanford University, one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions, is located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley. The university opened its doors on October 1, 1891, six years after Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane, began planning and building Leland Stanford Junior University as a memorial to their son. For more information about Stanford University and its history, please visit http://www.stanford.edu/.
Stanford University Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER): The athletics department and facilities are located on the east and west sides of the 8,180-acre campus. The Department of Athletics’ main precinct encompasses more than 100 acres of land as well as 30 acres of grounds through the main campus and 150 acres at the Stanford Golf Course.
Stanford Athletics’ world-class facilities entertain more than one million guests each year. For more information about the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, Recreation, visit http://www.stanford.edu/dept/pe/index.html.
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Traveling to Stanford: Below are just a few resources to plan your trip: