Venues

Indoor Space

Cemex Auditorium

  • Seating for up to 592 guests
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • High-end acoustics
  • Latest audio/visual technology

Use of this facility requires a mandatory technology replacement fee of $75 per hour, including setup and tear down time. AV technicians are required when using the equipment; see Stanford’s Events Services Group for rates.

Seawell Family Boardroom (Bass Center Room 400)

  • Executive seating for up to 50 guests
  • Breathtaking views
  • Projector and screen are included in your room usage fee
  • AV technical support available at an additional cost

Oberndorf Event Center (North Building Room 302)

  • Seating for up to 300 guests
  • Room can be separated into three sections for smaller events
  • Moveable furnishings provide flexibility
  • Use of two projectors and screens is included in the room usage fee
  • AV technical support is available at an additional cost

Instructional Spaces (Gunn Building Rooms 101 & 102, Zambrano Room 301)

These spaces are available for reservation after each quarter’s add deadline.

  • Seating capacities range from 80 to 100 guests
  • Projectors and screens in each room
  • AV technical assistance is available at an additional cost

Vidalakis Dining Hall

Located at Schwab Residential Center, the hall’s elegant ambiance is ideal for your formal event or professional meeting.

  • Seats up to 325 guests
  • Room can be separated into three sections for smaller events
  • Moveable furnishings provide flexibility

A minimum catering order of $750 per section is required ($2,250 for the entire room), in addition to your room usage fee.

Outdoor Space

Community Court

This large, open grassy area can be used in conjunction with indoor space reservations for a full-scale conference, or alone for an expansive outdoor banquet. With tenting, the space can be used year-round.

Town Square

This easy-to-find location features attractive pavers and small shade trees, which provide a beautiful foundation for an outdoor reception or banquet. This space can also be tented and can accommodate groups up to 500.

Stanford GSB Bowl

This fairly private outdoor location can be used as an informal amphitheater with seating on the grass, or for a formal reception and banquet with up to 250 guests.

Palm Courtyard

Located in the center of Schwab Residential Center, the courtyard can host up to 400 people. Beautiful sculptures and signature palm trees adorn the space, creating a truly unique location on the Stanford campus for your event.