Loading…
This event has ended. Create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
View analytic

Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

Sunday, August 6
 

11:00am

Meet VIA at SFO Airport (early arrivals)
After exiting customs, you will be on the Arrivals floor of the international terminal. Please look for the friendly VIA staff members holding signs. If you arrive early and do not see any staff, please wait at the Starbucks in the middle of the Arrivals hall (there is only one Starbucks on this level).

Sunday August 6, 2017 11:00am - 1:30pm
SFO Airport (outside customs)

1:30pm

2:30pm

3:30pm

Tech Check (Bring your laptop)
Come to the Stern Hall Lounge to:
  • Check that your SUNet ID is functioning
  • Get your wifi set up
Or use this time to move in and get settled in your new room!

Sunday August 6, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)

5:30pm

6:00pm

8:00pm

Meet VIA at SFO Airport (late arrivals)
After exiting customs, you will be on the Arrivals floor of the international terminal. Please look for the friendly VIA staff members holding signs. If you arrive early and do not see any staff, please wait at the Starbucks in the middle of the Arrivals hall (there is only one Starbucks on this level).

Sunday August 6, 2017 8:00pm - 10:00pm
SFO Airport (outside customs)

10:00pm

Evening Shuttle from SFO to Stanford
Sunday August 6, 2017 10:00pm - 11:00pm
TBA

11:00pm

Dorm Check-in (late arrivals)
Receive your room keys, ID cards, and meal cards.

Sunday August 6, 2017 11:00pm - 11:30pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)
 
Monday, August 7
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Monday August 7, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

8:30am

Walk to English Class together
Stanford's campus is large and can be confusing for new students.

Meet a Coordinator outside Stern Hall at 8:30 to walk together to English Class Orientation and Placement Testing. Don't be late!

Monday August 7, 2017 8:30am - 8:45am
Stanford (Stern Hall)

9:00am

English Class Orientation (everyone)
Meet your English teachers and learn more about what to expect in your English classes.

Monday August 7, 2017 9:00am - 9:30am
Stanford (Bishop Auditorium)

9:30am

10:30am

English Class Placement Interviews (everyone)
Your English teachers will conduct an oral interview with you to determine the appropriate English class for you to be placed into. 

Monday August 7, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
Stanford (Bishop Auditorium)

12:00pm

Lunch with Coordinator Groups
Get to know the other people in your Coordinator Group!

Monday August 7, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

1:00pm

English Class Placement Interviews (continued)
Your English teachers will conduct an oral interview with you to determine the appropriate English class for you to be placed into. 

Monday August 7, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Stanford (Bishop Auditorium)

2:30pm

ALC Orientation
During this Orientation session, you will: 
  • Learn about ALC program policies.
  • Introduce yourself to your new friends.
  • Reflect on what inspired you to join ALC.

Monday August 7, 2017 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Econ 140 (Ralph Landau Economics Building)

4:30pm

5:30pm

6:30pm

Coordinator Group Check-in!
Get to know your Coordinator and your peers in your Coordinator group!

Monday August 7, 2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)

8:00pm

Dorm Tour (evening arrivals)
Take a tour of Stern Hall and learn where to find the kitchen, laundry, lounge spaces, and more.

Monday August 7, 2017 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)

9:00pm

English Class Placement test results posted
Find out which English class you will be part of. Visit the lounges in Stern Hall to see the results posted. You will need to remember this information in order to register for classes tomorrow.

Monday August 7, 2017 9:00pm - 9:30pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)

9:00pm

Class Registration & Tech Check (Bring your laptop, Stanford ID, and SUNet ID)
Come to the Stern Hall Lounge to:
  • Register for your English Class
  • Check that your SUNet ID is functioning
  • Get your wifi set up if you're having issues


Monday August 7, 2017 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)
 
Tuesday, August 8
 

7:30am

Breakfast
After breakfast, meet back at the dormitory. Coordinators will escort participants to the classrooms.

Tuesday August 8, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

8:30am

Walk to Class together
Finding your way around campus can be confusing.

Make sure you get to class on time by walking with your new classmates. 

Tuesday August 8, 2017 8:30am - 8:45am
Stanford (Stern Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Tuesday August 8, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Tuesday August 8, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Tuesday August 8, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

1:00pm

Intro to Organization Visits & Workshops
Find out what kinds of organization visits and workshops you can participate in during ALC! 

Tuesday August 8, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
TBA

2:30pm

3:30pm

Campus Landmark Tour in Coordinator group
Important places to visit: 
Vaden
Hoover Tower (landmark)
Meyer Green
Coupa Cafe
Cecil Green Library (printing machine information) 
Lathrop Library
Tressider
Post Office
Book store  
Market at Munger  
Gym
Marguerite Bus Stop
Oval
Main Quad  
Student Union

Tuesday August 8, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
TBA

6:00pm

Dinner
Tuesday August 8, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Tuesday August 8, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Wednesday, August 9
 

7:00am

EARLY Breakfast
Wednesday August 9, 2017 7:00am - 8:00am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:45am

Walk to English Class Group Photo together
Finding your way around campus can be confusing.

Make sure you get to the class photo on time by walking with your new classmates. 

Wednesday August 9, 2017 7:45am - 8:00am
Stanford (Stern Hall)

8:00am

ALC 2 Group Photo
Wednesday August 9, 2017 8:00am - 8:45am
History Corner

9:00am

Effective Communication
Wednesday August 9, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Wednesday August 9, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Wednesday August 9, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

1:00pm

Coordinator Presentations
Wednesday August 9, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Building 320-105

3:00pm

Campus Scavenger Hunt
Meet your Coordinator Group at Stern Hall to start the Campus Scavenger Hunt!

Work as a team to get the most points for a chance to win a prize!

Link to Stanford Searchable Map: https://campus-map.stanford.edu/#

Wednesday August 9, 2017 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)

6:00pm

Dinner
Wednesday August 9, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TBA

7:00pm

Toastmasters' Meeting
Limited Capacity seats available

Toastmasters is an international organization committed to helping people become better public speakers. Our fabulous Amy Russo has received an invitation from the Stanford Toastmasters group for interested ALC students to join.

If you're interested in joining, meet in the Zapata Courtyard to walk over together!

Wednesday August 9, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Zapata Courtyard

7:30pm

Coordinator Group Check-ins: SF DAY PREP!
Learn what to expect for your SF Day Trip!

Wednesday August 9, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)

7:30pm

Study Hours
Wednesday August 9, 2017 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)
 
Thursday, August 10
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Thursday August 10, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
TBA

9:00am

Effective Communication
Thursday August 10, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am
TBA

10:00am

Topic Development
Quiz

Thursday August 10, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
TBA

11:00am

12:00pm

Lunch
Thursday August 10, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

1:30pm

Discussion Section 1: Social Stratification
Discuss what you learned in this morning's Social Stratification lecture.

Thursday August 10, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Building 200, Room 105

1:30pm

Discussion Section 2: Social Stratification
Discuss what you learned in this morning's Social Stratification lecture.

Thursday August 10, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Building 360, Rm. 361A

2:30pm

Discussion Section 3: Social Stratification
Discuss what you learned in this morning's Social Stratification lecture.

Thursday August 10, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Building 200, Rm.105

4:30pm

Conversation Circle! (Optional)
Limited Capacity seats available

Come practice English with your friends in an informal setting. Share what you've experienced at organization visits, cultural activities, and your own adventures around town.

Thursday August 10, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Twain East Courtyard

6:00pm

Dinner - Special Guest!! Dwight Clark, VIA Founder!
Thursday August 10, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TBA

7:00pm

 
Friday, August 11
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Friday August 11, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
TBA

9:00am

Effective Communication
Friday August 11, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Friday August 11, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Friday August 11, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

1:00pm

Coordinator Presentations
Friday August 11, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm
Building 320-105

4:30pm

Conversation Circle! (Optional)
Limited Capacity seats available

Come practice English with your friends in an informal setting. Share what you've experienced at organization visits, cultural activities, and your own adventures around town.

Friday August 11, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Twain East Courtyard

6:00pm

Dinner
Friday August 11, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TBA

7:00pm

Activity Fee Collection
Come to the Zapata Lounge, Conference Room to pay the activity fees in person, or follow the instructions to pay by credit card.

Option 1: Pay by Credit Card
  1. Go to: viaprograms.org/activity-fee-payment-form/
  2. Enter the total amount listed above
  3. Enter your payment information
  4. Click "Submit" at the bottom
Option 2: Pay in Person
  1. Prepare cash or a traveler's check for the total amount above
  2. Bring payment to Zapata Lounge, Friday, August 11, 7-8 PM
  3. You will receive a receipt by email later

Friday August 11, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zapata Lounge Conference Room

7:00pm

Trip to Downtown Palo Alto
Explore downtown Palo Alto with your coordinator groups!

Friday August 11, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
TBA

8:00pm

Movie Night
Friday August 11, 2017 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Twain East Lounge
 
Saturday, August 12
 

7:00am

EARLY Breakfast
Saturday August 12, 2017 7:00am - 8:00am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

8:00am

Depart for SF (Don't be late!)
Depart for SF Day

Saturday August 12, 2017 8:00am - 8:15am
TBA

9:00am

San Francisco Day
Remember to:
  • Carry your Emergency Contact Card
  • Charge your phone
  • Stay with your Coordinator Group

Saturday August 12, 2017 9:00am - 8:30pm
Downtown San Francisco

8:30pm

Shuttle (Union Square to Stanford)
Saturday August 12, 2017 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Downtown San Francisco
 
Sunday, August 13
 

7:30am

Shuttle (Stanford to Glide Memorial)
Sunday August 13, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
TBA

9:00am

Visit Glide Memorial
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn about the work of Glide Memorial and pack lunches for people in the local community. Learn more about Glide Memorial: https://www.glide.org/aboutus

Sunday August 13, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

9:00am

California Avenue Farmers' Market
Walk to 490 California Ave to pick up some fresh produce and mingle with people in the local Palo Alto community!

Sunday August 13, 2017 9:00am - 1:00pm
Palo Alto

12:30pm

Shuttle (Glide Memorial to Stanford)
Sunday August 13, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
TBA

2:15pm

BBQ with Kids with Dreams (Optional)
Kids With Dreams (KWD) is an organization of Stanford students dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with special needs.  

What will you do? 
Join a Q&A and barbecue with staff and participants to learn more about KWD's work in the local community - and have fun playing outside with kids with special needs!

Date: Sunday, August 13
Time: 2:30-5:00pm
Location: Chuck Taylor Grove, Stanford campus (15 minute walk from Stern)
**Meet at Twain East Lounge at 2:15 to walk over together

Want to go to the Q&A and BBQ? Add your name to the sign-up sheet! (space is limited!!)
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScVmGfTxGFBQecH2UWjF5_1lExTsjF6tUBqkC41Kn2O4dl90A/viewform

Sunday August 13, 2017 2:15pm - 5:00pm
Twain East Lounge

3:00pm

Dish Hike with Bree (Optional)
Meet outside Stern Hall to join this beautiful hike. Remember to bring plenty of water!

Sunday August 13, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zapata Courtyard

5:30pm

Dinner
Sunday August 13, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)
 
Monday, August 14
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Monday August 14, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Monday August 14, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:00am

Campus Visitors: Design Your Future Program
If you see Japanese visitors from the Design Your Future Program, introduce yourself and share a bit about your experience with ALC! :)

Monday August 14, 2017 10:00am - 1:00pm
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Monday August 14, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Monday August 14, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

12:00pm

Lunch with ALC Alumni: Tomoya Horita & Sho Muramatsu
Meet in front of the Arrillaga Dining Hall at noon and have lunch with two distinguished alumni:

Tomoya Horita
(ALC Alum 2012)
Past experience: 
  • Business Development, Intel Japan K.K.
  • Business Designer, SOINN Inc. (machine learning)

Sho Muramatsu (ALC Alum 2006)
Past experience:
  • Graduate of Keio University (economics)
  • Computer Programmer, Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.
  • VIA Alumni Committee

Monday August 14, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Arrillaga Dining Hall

1:30pm

Visit Webster House
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Monday August 14, 2017 1:30pm - 4:00pm
TBA

4:30pm

Conversation Circle! (Optional)
Limited Capacity seats available

Come practice English with your friends in an informal setting. Share what you've experienced at organization visits, cultural activities, and your own adventures around town.

Monday August 14, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Twain East Courtyard

5:30pm

Dinner
Monday August 14, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Career Panel
Monday August 14, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Twain East Lounge

7:00pm

Study Hours
Monday August 14, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Tuesday, August 15
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Tuesday August 15, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Tuesday August 15, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Tuesday August 15, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Tuesday August 15, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

12:00pm

Shuttle (Stanford to Autodesk/Kiva)
Tuesday August 15, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)

1:00pm

Visit Kiva Microfunds (**Not for students with dog allergies)
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn about the work of Kiva Microfunds. Great for students interested in business/finance.

Tuesday August 15, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TBA

1:00pm

Visit Autodesk
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Tuesday August 15, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

5:00pm

Shuttle (Union Square to Stanford)
Students who visit Kiva or Autodesk should meet their shuttle at Union Square to return to Stanford.

Tuesday August 15, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
TBA

5:30pm

Dinner
Tuesday August 15, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

7:00pm

Study Hours
Tuesday August 15, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Wednesday, August 16
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Wednesday August 16, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:20am

Topic Development
Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:20am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Wednesday August 16, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

1:00pm

Coordinator Group Check-ins
Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 4:30pm
TBA

4:30pm

Conversation Circle! (Optional)
Limited Capacity seats available

Come practice English with your friends in an informal setting. Share what you've experienced at organization visits, cultural activities, and your own adventures around town.

Wednesday August 16, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Twain East Courtyard

5:30pm

Dinner
Wednesday August 16, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Wednesday August 16, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA

7:30pm

Talent Show!!!
Come show off your skills and cheer for your friends!!!

Wednesday August 16, 2017 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Building 200, Room 002
 
Thursday, August 17
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Thursday August 17, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Thursday August 17, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am
TBA

10:00am

Topic Development
Thursday August 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
TBA

11:00am

12:00pm

Lunch
Thursday August 17, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

1:30pm

Discussion Section 1: Gender
Discuss what you learned in this morning's Gender lecture.

Thursday August 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Building 200, Room 105

1:30pm

Discussion Section 2: Gender
Discuss what you learned in this morning's Gender lecture.

Thursday August 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Building 360, Rm. 361A

2:30pm

Discussion Section 3: Gender
Discuss what you learned in this morning's Gender lecture.

Thursday August 17, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Building 200, Rm.105

5:30pm

Dinner
Thursday August 17, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Thursday August 17, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Friday, August 18
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Friday August 18, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Friday August 18, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Campus Visitors: VIA ESI Program
If you see visitors from the VIA Exploring Social Innovation (ESI) Program, introduce yourself and share a bit about your experience with ALC! :)

Friday August 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Friday August 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Friday August 18, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

1:00pm

Design Thinking Workshop
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Friday August 18, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Zapata Lounge Main Room

2:00pm

Shuttle (Stanford to Google)
Friday August 18, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
TBA

3:00pm

Visit Google
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Friday August 18, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
TBA

4:30pm

Conversation Circle! (Optional)
Limited Capacity seats available

Come practice English with your friends in an informal setting. Share what you've experienced at organization visits, cultural activities, and your own adventures around town.

Friday August 18, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Twain East Courtyard

5:00pm

Shuttle (Google to Stanford)
Friday August 18, 2017 5:00pm - 5:30pm
TBA

5:30pm

Shuttle (Stanford to Giants Game)
Friday August 18, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)

5:30pm

Dinner
Friday August 18, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

SF Giants Baseball Game
Friday August 18, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
AT&T Park, San Francisco

10:30pm

Shuttle (Giants Game to Stanford)
Friday August 18, 2017 10:30pm - 11:30pm
TBA
 
Saturday, August 19
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Saturday August 19, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

12:00pm

Lunch
Saturday August 19, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

1:00pm

Shuttle (Stanford to Santa Cruz)
Saturday August 19, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Twain East Lounge

2:00pm

Visit Santa Cruz Beach
Saturday August 19, 2017 2:00pm - 7:30pm
Santa Cruz, CA

5:30pm

Dinner
Saturday August 19, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:30pm

Shuttle (Santa Cruz to Stanford)
Saturday August 19, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm
TBA
 
Sunday, August 20
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Sunday August 20, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

12:00pm

Lunch
Sunday August 20, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

5:30pm

Dinner
Sunday August 20, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Sunday August 20, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Monday, August 21
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Monday August 21, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Monday August 21, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Monday August 21, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Monday August 21, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

4:30pm

Conversation Circle! (Optional)
Limited Capacity seats available

Come practice English with your friends in an informal setting. Share what you've experienced at organization visits, cultural activities, and your own adventures around town.

Monday August 21, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Twain East Courtyard

5:30pm

Dinner
Monday August 21, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Cross-Cultural Communication Workshop (Optional)
Come learn about Cross-Cultural Communication in an interactive and fun workshop led by Melissa Golden and Amy Russo. This is an optional workshop :) Come if you're interested!

Monday August 21, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Twain East Lounge
 
Tuesday, August 22
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Tuesday August 22, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Tuesday August 22, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Tuesday August 22, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Tuesday August 22, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

1:00pm

Coordinator Group Check-ins
Tuesday August 22, 2017 1:00pm - 4:30pm
TBA

5:30pm

Dinner
Tuesday August 22, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Tuesday August 22, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Wednesday, August 23
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Wednesday August 23, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Wednesday August 23, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Wednesday August 23, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Wednesday August 23, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

12:00pm

Shuttle (Stanford to Golden Gate National Parks)
Meet outside Stern Hall to catch the shuttle to the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.

Wednesday August 23, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Stern Hall)

1:00pm

Visit Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Learn about the work of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy to protect our local environment. Do your part in protecting the native plant life. Be prepared to get your hands dirty!!

Wednesday August 23, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA

4:30pm

Conversation Circle! (Optional)
Limited Capacity seats available

Come practice English with your friends in an informal setting. Share what you've experienced at organization visits, cultural activities, and your own adventures around town.

Wednesday August 23, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Twain East Courtyard

4:30pm

5:30pm

Dinner
Wednesday August 23, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Wednesday August 23, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Thursday, August 24
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Thursday August 24, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Thursday August 24, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Thursday August 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Thursday August 24, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

5:30pm

Dinner
Thursday August 24, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

ALC Gala
Thursday August 24, 2017 7:00pm - 9:30pm
TBA

7:00pm

Study Hours
Thursday August 24, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Friday, August 25
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Friday August 25, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Friday August 25, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Friday August 25, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Friday August 25, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

5:30pm

Dinner
Friday August 25, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)
 
Saturday, August 26
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Saturday August 26, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

3:00pm

Visit Great America
Saturday August 26, 2017 3:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA

5:30pm

Dinner
Saturday August 26, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Saturday August 26, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Sunday, August 27
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Sunday August 27, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

California Avenue Farmers' Market
Walk to 490 California Ave to pick up some fresh produce and mingle with people in the local Palo Alto community!

Sunday August 27, 2017 9:00am - 1:00pm
Palo Alto

10:00am

Visit Sunday Friends
  • 10-11:00 am: Orientation and prep (Meet at Twain East Lounge) with Kazutoh
    • Quick orientation
    • Split the group in two: one for the origami project and the other for spring rolls. 
  • 11:15 - 11:45 am: Lunch on your own @ Arrillaga
  • 11:45 am: Leave for San Jose in Ubers/Lyfts.
  • 12:30 - 3:00 pm: Volunteer
  • 3:45 pm: Return to dorm

Sunday August 27, 2017 10:00am - 4:00pm
Twain East Lounge

12:00pm

Lunch
Sunday August 27, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

5:30pm

Dinner
Sunday August 27, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Sunday August 27, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Monday, August 28
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Monday August 28, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Monday August 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Monday August 28, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Monday August 28, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

5:30pm

Dinner
Monday August 28, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Monday August 28, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Tuesday, August 29
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Tuesday August 29, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Tuesday August 29, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Tuesday August 29, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Tuesday August 29, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

12:00pm

Chat with ALC Alum Takamasa Totsuka
Takamasa Totsuka is a 1993 ALC Alum.

After graduating from Keio, he worked with Goldman Sachs, then McKinsey, and went to Harvard Business School for his MBA. He's now an independent consultant. He has published a book called "世界のエリートはなぜ、「この基本」を大事にするのか?" sharing tips on being successful in business. 

Join him in front of Arrillaga Dining Hall at 12:00 to "lunch and learn"!

Tuesday August 29, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Arrillaga Dining Hall

1:00pm

Coordinator Group Check-ins
Tuesday August 29, 2017 1:00pm - 4:30pm
TBA

5:30pm

Dinner
Tuesday August 29, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Tuesday August 29, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Wednesday, August 30
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Wednesday August 30, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Wednesday August 30, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Wednesday August 30, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Wednesday August 30, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

2:00pm

Pre-Departure Orientation
We will go over the schedule for our final days on campus. Make sure you know what you need to do before you leave. 

Wednesday August 30, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Twain East Lounge

5:30pm

Dinner
Wednesday August 30, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

7:00pm

Study Hours
Wednesday August 30, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA
 
Thursday, August 31
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Thursday August 31, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

8:15am

9:00am

Effective Communication
Thursday August 31, 2017 9:00am - 10:20am
TBA

10:30am

Topic Development
Thursday August 31, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch
Thursday August 31, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

1:00pm

Room Packing & Cleanup
  • Return bike

  • Return VIA items (lamp, hair dryer, etc)

  • Mail any extra items at the post office

  • Do final laundry by Thursday night

  • Clean out refrigerator by Thursday evening

  • Take garbage & recycling out


Thursday August 31, 2017 1:00pm - 4:30pm
TBA

5:30pm

Coordinator Group Dinner
Thursday August 31, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
TBA
 
Friday, September 1
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Friday September 1, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00am

Effective Communication
Friday September 1, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am
TBA

10:00am

Topic Development
Friday September 1, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
TBA

11:00am

English Class Graduation
Friday September 1, 2017 11:00am - 1:00pm
Building 260, Room 113

12:00pm

Lunch
Friday September 1, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

1:00pm

Pack and Clean Rooms
Friday September 1, 2017 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

5:30pm

Pizza Party, Smores, & Memories~
Share memories with your friends over pizza, smores, and a slideshow presentation created by Coordinator Vinh Ton!

Friday September 1, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Twain East Courtyard
 
Saturday, September 2
 

6:30am

Morning Departures: Bring Luggage to Lobby
Saturday September 2, 2017 6:30am - 7:00am
TBA

7:00am

8:00am

Morning Shuttle to SFO Airport
Saturday September 2, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA

5:00pm

Dinner
Saturday September 2, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

6:00pm

Bring Luggage to Lobby
Saturday September 2, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
TBA

7:00pm

Return Room Key & Fob
Saturday September 2, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Stanford (Arrillaga Dining Hall)

9:00pm

Evening Shuttle to SFO Airport
Saturday September 2, 2017 9:00pm - 10:00pm
TBA