New Students

New Student Orientation 2014
Religious Life Orientation Committee Schedule of Events

Welcome to Stanford! New Stanford students (undergraduate and graduate) are invited to explore the diverse spiritual opportunities available to Stanford students. Events are hosted by the Office for Religious Life and Religious Life Orientation Committee. All from religious and non-religious backgrounds are welcome!

FROSH & FAITH: AN OPEN HOUSE OF RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS
Tuesday, September 16, 1:45 – 3:45 pm
CIRCLE Common Room – Old Union, 3rd Floor
Meet the Office for Religious Life staff and representatives of SAR (Stanford
Associated Religions) from many different traditions in the Center for Inter-Religious
Community, Learning and Experiences (CIRCLE).

MULTIFAITH PANEL
Friday, September 19, 11:00 am -12:00 pm
CIRCLE Common Room – Old Union, 3rd Floor
Ask a panel of multifaith students questions about religious life and community on
campus. Hobbee’s coffee cake – a Stanford tradition – and other goodies will be served!

LABYRINTH
Friday, September 19, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Memorial Church
Enter the labyrinth and discover that walking in circles can actually put direction back
in your life. Join us at Memorial Church to liberate your mind and sprit!

UNIVERSITY PUBLIC WORSHIP (UPW)
Sunday, September 21, 10:00 -11:00 am
Memorial Church
Christian ecumenical service, a Stanford tradition since 1903, featuring Dean Scotty
McLennan preaching and music by University Organist, Dr. Robert Huw Morgan.

LOVER, PROPHET, MYSTIC, SAGE: ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Sunday, September 21, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Old Union Courtyard
Create your own delicious ice cream sundae and meet new people! Take a quiz to
determine your “spiritual type” and take home a cool souvenir button.

MULTIFAITH CELEBRATION OF SPIRITUAL LIFE AT STANFORD
Sunday, September 28, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Memorial Church
Experience an inspiring gathering as we celebrate the many spiritual and religious
traditions that are part of the Stanford community. Featuring reflections by students,
extraordinary drumming by Stanford Taiko, stellar student acapella ensemble Talisman, and
the exceptional music of the Memorial Church Choir and University Organist, Dr.