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Enviable Resources

Covering 8,180 acres—with its own post office, police department and zip code—Stanford’s campus has the resources of a small city. In this multifaceted, forward looking community, staff members enjoy numerous opportunities for expanding, enriching and bettering their social, cultural, civic and personal lives, including:

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Discounted tickets for performances in the lively arts at the new Bing Concert Hall, Memorial Auditorium, Pigott Theater, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Kresge Auditorium and Frost Amphitheater—which host some of the world’s best music, dance and theatre, in addition to exceptional university ensembles and productions.

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Convenient access to the Cantor Arts Center’s 24 galleries and gardens, with 30,000 art objects  spanning 5,000 years of art history, along with rotating exhibits—and one of the largest collections of Rodin bronzes outside of Paris.

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More than 20 libraries, with online catalogs, research assistance and a wealth of special services.

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Access by staff members of all faiths to religious services, weddings and other ceremonies at Stanford Memorial Church.

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Eligibility for membership in the Stanford campus recreation association — a private swim and tennis club for faculty and staff.

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On-campus medical facilities with an unparalleled standard of health care: Stanford Hospital & Clinics has been named one of the top 20 hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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Campus services including ATMs and banking; a hair salon, bike shop, post office and car rental; free Caltrain, VTA bus and Marguerite shuttle service; Zipcars; and a recycling center.

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Nearly 20 Athletic, recreation and wellness facilities including one of the world’s finest golf courses, a driving range, tennis courts, a 75,000-square-foot sports and recreation center, playing fields and an aquatic center.

Approximately 140 retail stores at Stanford Shopping Center just off the northern end of campus.

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Discounted tickets for select sports in the Stanford Athletics program.

Outdoor equipment rentals for camping, backpacking, surfing, snow travel and more.

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Discounts on clothing, gifts, books, office supplies and computers at the Stanford Bookstore.