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Health & Well-Being

Winter Wonderland, 2024. Credit: Sydney Osifeso

Neighborhoods Task Force

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Enhancements to Neighborhood Housing Assignments & Residence Configurations

This task force was charged with recommending longer-term changes and enhancements to the undergraduate neighborhood model that would strike an optimal balance between student choice and community cohesion.


Kairos House of Pancakes, 2024. Credit: Christian Figueroa


The origin of the neighborhood concept at Stanford.

 Lego Night, 2024.  Credit: Anthony Chen/Ethography

Learnings & Changes

What we learned during the first two years of neighborhoods. 

Fire Pit Night, 2024. Credit: Michelle Zheng

The Charge

There were three primary areas of consideration for the Neighborhoods Task Force. 

Farm Games: Cosmic Dodgeball, 2024. Credit: Sydney Osifeso


It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. The essential purpose of Residential Education is to support the integration of student living and learning through the formal teaching, informal learning, and personal support in the residences that is integral to a Stanford education.

Llamas & Festive Holiday Food, 2024. Credit: Brianna Wingard and Sydney Osifeso