Visit Windhover Contemplative Center
Windhover is located in the heart of campus at 370 Santa Teresa Street, near the Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden and Roble Hall.
Note: Windhover is currently closed for maintenance. Re-opening in Fall 2022.
Windhover is open to current Stanford University students, faculty and staff. The center is open 7:00 am - 7:00 pm every day of the year*.
Valid Stanford ID cards are required to enter the building, and each individual entering is asked to swipe his/her card. Guests are not allowed. For building maintenance or card access issues, please contact Jeanette Smith-Laws (650) 387-4885.
- Note: Food and drink are not allowed inside the building.
Stanford alumni may visit Windhover by obtaining a building access card from the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center (326 Galvez Street) front desk during business hours.
* Except during University holidays and University winter closure. Holidays include Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Thanksgiving break.
To sustain a quiet, contemplative environment, visitors are asked to not use their cell phones, laptops, tablets, cameras and other electronic devices while inside the building.
Free docent-led tours are available on Saturdays at 11:00 am from April 30 through June 11, 2022. No reservations are required, but space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.