Stanford has a rich tradition of fostering creativity and the arts. Among many programs open to the public are Stanford Live, who bring renowned performing arts to campus, and the Cantor Center, our world-class museum.
Stanford students compete in 35 varsity sports and 20 club sports. Students, faculty and staff also enjoy state-of-the-art recreational facilities and fitness programs.
Stanford is a residential university with over 11,000 students living on campus. Students have access not only to extraordinary campus resources but also to the Bay Area's many cultural and outdoor attractions.
The Haas Center for Public Service connects academic study with public service to strengthen communities and develop effective public leaders.
Biking is a popular way to get around campus. Transit options also include a free campus shuttle and car-share. Public Safety provides police and emergency services 24 hours a day.