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Stanford Memorial Church is available for Weddings or Renewal ceremonies for the Stanford community. In keeping with Leland and Jane Stanford’s wishes, all faith backgrounds are welcome.

Planning a wedding in 2018? There are many wedding dates are available now. 2019 dates are also available.

Weddings are held on Saturdays in Memorial Church at 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm. There is a minimum for reservation lead time - 3 months for non-Catholic and 6 months for Catholic ceremonies.

Please read the Wedding Information page, before submitting the wedding inquiry form below.

 

To be eligible to have a Wedding at Stanford Memorial Church, one member of the couple must qualify with a Stanford University affiliation, listed below. Please note that employment at either Stanford Hospital or Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital does not apply:

  • A student in a Stanford University degree program; an alumnus/alumna; a current or retired faculty or staff member of Stanford University.
  • A present member of the Catholic Community at Stanford who is registered, participating and contributing for at least one year with a letter confirming that status from the priest.
  • A regular, long-term present participant in Stanford’s University Public Worship with a letter confirming that status from the Dean or an Associate Dean for Religious Life.
  • A child or grandchild of a person in one of the categories listed above.
  • Postdoctoral individuals at Stanford University are eligible if the ceremony is scheduled and takes place no later than six months after the final day of the post-doc program.
  • A child or grandchild of a couple who was previously married at Memorial Church

If you're interested in booking a wedding at Stanford Memorial Church, please read through information linked below.

Wedding Information: ceremonies, eligibility, clergy, reservations and fees

Wedding Music: music selection instructions

Wedding FAQs: frequently asked questions