Applicants and prospective students are encouraged to visit the School of Medicine and Stanford campus.


For your upcoming visit to Stanford Medicine, please refer to the following listings and resources for accommodations, food, dining, shopping and more:

  • Yelp. Search for hotels, motels, restaurants and rental car in area.
  • AAA. Travel guides, accomodation listings and more.
  • Stanford Linear Accelerator Guest House. The Stanford Guest House welcomes individuals and groups affiliated with or visiting Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, and the Stanford University Medical Center.

Please Note: All rates subject to change. Please contact your choice of accommodation to get current information. Stanford University makes no representation regarding the quality and accuracy of resources listed herein.

Campus transportation

Whether you are driving to Stanford, need a quick lift across campus, or want to find a local bike shop, your best resource is Parking and Transportation Services. Visit Parking & Transportation Services for just about anything related to getting around campus and the Bay Area.

SUMMA Conference

Stanford University Minority Medical Alliance (SUMMA) student organization hosts one of the largest pre-medical conferences on the west coast, typically drawing approximately 500 attendees each year. The goal of the conference is to increase diversity in the health professions to better care for underserved communities. 

Getting to campus

Stanford is easily accessible from throughout the San Francisco Bay area, including San Francisco, Berkeley, and San Jose.

Campus tours

Spend an hour with a guide exploring the highlights of Stanford’s beautiful campus. No reservations required.