Stanford has withdrawn its long-term land use permit application and will focus on deepening engagement with local communities. Read the statement.
The construction activity around campus is part of the university’s efforts to add on-campus housing and provide academic facilities that foster better research and learning outcomes.
Students, faculty, staff and visitors often ask the question: Why is there so much construction on campus?
The answer, according to university officials: Changes in research and learning, combined with a challenging local housing market, are creating demand for new and updated academic and residential facilities to meet the needs of the Stanford community.