Stay Informed

A parent t-shirt displayed during Parents' Weekend.
Parents’ Weekend is Feb. 26 and 27, 2016.

Stanford offers a myriad of methods through which parents can stay in touch with Stanford news and events.

  • The Stanford parents’ website contains information about events and programs.
  • The quarterly Stanford Parents’ Newsletter is automatically sent by email to parents of undergraduate students. You can view an archive of past articles, catalogued by date and subject, here.
  • Call the Parent Help Line with questions at (650) 725-0649 or send email to
  • Subscribe to Stanford Report, the university’s daily online, enews news source.
  • Stanford on iTunes U allows parents and others to listen for free to Stanford faculty lectures, interviews, music and sports.
  • Stanford magazine is sent to parents while their son or daughter is an undergraduate.
  • Facebook users can become fans of Stanford, and Twitter users can receive regular campus news updates.

Many departments that communicate with Stanford parents maintain their own websites: