Stanford Pre-Orientation Trips (SPOT)
…are immersive experiences that take place the week before New Student Orientation and are designed to ease the transition of students to life at Stanford as well as foster Stanford Identity, community, and personal growth through activity, self-reflection, and mentorship.
Welcome Stanford Class of 2018! SPOT 2014 will run Wednesday, September 10 to Tuesday, September 16.
Registration window for SPOT 2014 will open June 23 and close end-of-day June 27. In 2013, there was a placement for everyone who entered the lottery! Be sure to comb the links to the right for important dates, FAQs and pertinent information! For 2014, there will be multiple trip types:
- Wilderness Backpacking
- Sustainable Farming
- Service Learning
- leadership team Crew staffing field-Command Centers
Our purpose is to provide a foundational immersive experience that cultivates Stanford Identity by fostering student engagement and personal growth.
SPOT Vision & Goals
Leading the Stanford Experience by…
… empowering personal growth through challenge, self-reflection, and mentorship.
… developing awareness of interconnectedness and the value of community within the Stanford environment.
… contributing students to the campus community prepared to actively participate and lead.
SPOT 2014 Brochure
SPOT 2014 Brochure coming soon!
Download SPOT 2013 Brochure! (included in Approaching Stanford mailing)