The Bechtel Conference Center at Encina Hall (BCC) is the university’s premier full-service event venue that uniquely reflects the historical beauty and character of the Stanford campus. Painstakingly restored to its 1881 grandeur, the BCC’s exquisite ambiance and central location make it ideal for your most important events.  The intimate setting belies its large capacity and robust technical capabilities.

Tours are available.  Please contact the BCC coordinator.

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Conference Center Features

  • Beautiful 200-seat, multi-use main hall

  • State-of-the-art technical facilities and services

  • Interpreter's room for multi-lingual events 

  • VIP room for private meetings or use as a green room 

  • Additional rooms for meals, breakout sessions, receptions, and auxiliary activities

  • Experienced audiovisual and event planning staff 




Our location is:

Bechtel Conference Center
Attention: BCC Coordinator
616 Serra Street 
Stanford, CA 94305-6055

Reservations Phone: (650) 725-2524
Facilities Phone: (650) 868-2313

Our email address is: