Religious Life

Stanford has no official religion but encourages students to have a healthy and active spiritual life.

Memorial Church

Stanford Memorial Church, also known as MemChu, is located at the center of the quad and is the original center for religious life on campus from its inception in 1891.

Office for Religious Life

The Office for Religious Life at Stanford is the university's home for religious practice and community and is also in charge of running MemChu.

The Circle

Located on the 3rd floor in Old Union, The Circle is the home for inter-religious community, learning and experiences at Stanford.


Many fellowships on campus exists as homes for those seeking and pursuing faith. Such fellowships include IVCF, RUF, Chi Alpha, and FiCS.

Further Reading

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