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Spouses, Partners and Families

Friday Morning Coffee at Bechtel

Welcome to Stanford


Bechtel International Center extends a warm welcome to the spouses of international students and visiting scholars at Stanford. It is our hope that your time at Stanford will be an enriching experience for every member of your family.


Here is how to get started:

Stop by at the Friday Morning Coffee

Friday Morning Coffee is held every Friday, from 10 am–12 pm, in the Assembly Room at Bechtel International Center. This is a great way to meet other international families and learn about programs and classes offered at the Bechtel International Center.

Upcoming special Coffees:

10/18 Diwali celebration

10/25 Halloween celbration

Join our Activities and Events at Bechtel

Every Quarter, an enthusiastic team of volunteers offers a great variety of programs. You can participate in a wide range of activities, such as language classes, cooking sessions, or art workshops, just to name a few.

Our current program                                                          

Register here for classes

CCIS English classes

Sign up for our email list

Once you subscribe, every Monday we will send you information about upcoming events, meetings and workshops, as well as updates about our program. How to sign up? Just send an email (blank) to

icenter-spouseprograms-join@lists.stanford.edu