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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.

► Are you new to Stanford? Let us know about you here, so that we can support you with additional information and resources.

► Our wonderful team of volunteers offers a wide range of great virtual and in-person classes & workshops this winter quarter. Read more here.

► To stay informed about upcoming events & activities, program changes and many more, consider subscribing to our program newsletter. 

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International Spouse Coffee

It is an ideal opportunity to make new friends & learn more about Bechtel’s programs, classes & workshops for spouses, the Stanford campus, and helpful resources in the nearby communities. No registration required - just stop by!

Bechtel International Center (584 Capistrano Way)

Every Wednesday

10:30 AM - 12 PM





Join our Volunteer Program Activities at Bechtel

Every quarter, an enthusiastic team of volunteers offers a great variety of programs. You can participate remotely & in-person in a wide range of activities, such as cooking classes, conversation groups, or well-being workshops, just to name a few. 

Winter quarter program

Special Events 

Bechtel To Go: We meet in small groups and exlore campus sights together (register here).

Please note that all program activities are for spouses and partners of international Stanford students, postdocs and visiting scholars.