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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.

► Please join our virtual Friday Coffee Hour (starts every Friday at 10:30 AM). Register here.

► Our wonderful team of volunteers will offer a wide range of great virtual classes and workshops. See current program details here.

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

Please join us for a virtual Friday Coffee Hour

Chat with old friends, and meet new ones.

Learn more about various program activities.

Fridays, starts 10:30 AM

Register here, the Zoom invite will be emailed to you.




Join our Virtual and In Person Activities at Bechtel

Every quarter, an enthusiastic team of volunteers offers a great variety of programs. You can participate remotely in a wide range of activities, such as language classes, conversation groups, or well-being workshops, just to name a few. Additionally, you are welcome to explore the Stanford Campus in person with Bechtel To Go: We meet regularly in small groups for a campus walk - a great opportunity to meet others and learn about sights & places nearby.

Our virtual program activities in Fall Quarter

Register for Bechtel To Go 

CCIS English classes

Sign up for our email list

Join our email list, and you will receive weekly updates on Bechtel's programs as well as great tips and ideas for your time here. How to sign up? Just send an email (blank) to