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Alumni Oral Histories at Reunion Weekend

Students 1970s

Let your voice be heard!


*****UPDATE: Our schedule is completely full! Alumni are welcome to stop by our table at Arrillaga Alumni Center to see if we have any cancellations.


What was Stanford student life like when you were a student here? The Stanford Historical Society (SHS) wants to hear about the experiences of your class. At each Reunion Homecoming Weekend, SHS Oral History Program staff and volunteers conduct interviews for the Stanford Alumni Stories collection.

Interview topics include:

  • life at student residences
  • student groups and communities
  • favorite professors and courses
  • favorite places on campus
  • special traditions, extracurricular activities
  • memorable events
  • challenges
  • and more

All alumni are welcome!

Thursday, October 21 (10 am - 6 pm, Alumni Center, Shak Room)
Friday, October 22 (10 am - 6 pm, Alumni Center, Shak Room)
Saturday, October 23 (10 am - 6 pm, Alumni Center, Shak Room)

Alternative times may be possible by special request by emailing

Interviews will last about 30 minutes. Interview transcripts and recordings will be deposited in the Stanford University Libraries Special Collections & University Archives and made available for research.