Weddings at Stanford Memorial Church continue to be a celebrated tradition at Stanford University. The church stands at the center of the Stanford campus and is the University's architectural jewel. It provides a beautiful sacred space for weddings with guest attendance from 2 to 1,200. Honoring its founding charter, Stanford welcomes all religious and spiritual traditions, endeavoring to create a memorable ceremony for all couples. Weddings are held on Saturdays
throughout the year in Stanford Memorial Church at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 5:00 pm. To be eligible to have a wedding ceremony at Stanford Memorial Church, one member of the couple must qualify with a Stanford University affiliation:
Current student in a Stanford degree program
Current or retired Stanford faculty or staff member
Registered member of the Catholic Community
Regular participant in the University Public Worship
Postdoctoral individuals at Stanford
A child or grandchild of a person in one of the categories listed above
A child or grandchild of a couple previously married at Memorial Church
3 months lead time is needed for non- Catholic weddings and 6 months is required to plan a Catholic wedding.
For more information, please email at weddings.stanford.edu or call 650 723 9531.
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