Fountain Hopping

Fountain Hopping is the Stanford tradition of jumping in water fountains around campus. It typically takes place during Admit Weekend, during Orientation, after finals, on a nice sunny day, or just out of spontaneity. Stanford has over a dozen fountains on campus.

The Claw

The most common fountain to go hopping in is The Claw. The Claw is located just outside the bookstore.

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Red Fountain

The red fountain is located between Meyer and Green libraries, known for its strong waterfall type spray.

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Old Union

The new Old Union has a fountain located in the middle of its courtyard.

Memorial Auditorium

Memorial Auditorium, affectionately called MemAud, has a fountain outside with a distinct quadruple spout.

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Further Reading

Daily article on fountain hopping

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