Policies & Additional Recommendations | Hours of Operation | Climbing FAQ

The Stanford Climbing Wall is closed until further notice.

Hours of Operation (when reopened)

AOERC Climbing CenterAcademic Year Hours
Monday1:15pm - 6:15pm
Tuesday9:15am - 12:15pm
3:15pm - 6:15pm
Wednesday1:15pm - 6:15pm
Thursday9:15am - 12:15pm
3:15pm - 6:15pm
Friday9:15am - 1:15pm

*We will not be open for weekend family hours at this time.

Check out our COVID-19 Guidelines Video! We encourage you to watch before coming to the Climbing Wall.

Climbing Wall FAQ’s and Info

Current info for affiliate reservations and registration

At this time, these are the Stanford affiliations eligible to make reservations to access the fitness center and register for open-air classes. We understand that there are still questions regarding access to facilities and programs; we hope to get clarification in the coming days and will update you on our newsletter and social media channels

  • Students who are approved to be on campus
  • Staff who are approved to be on campus
  • Faculty
  • Post Docs
  • Alumni, Retirees, and Emeritus that live *in the Academic Zones.
  • Courtesy Card Holders who live *in the Academic Campus Zone, Campus Zones, or faculty subdivision
  • Hospital Fellows
  • Hospital Resident
  • Hospital Employees
  • Alumni who do not live *on campus
  • Courtesy cardholders who do not live *on campus
  • Rec ID Cardholders who do not live *on campus
*Per Stanford's campus zones guidelines, please visit https://visit.stanford.edu/faq/ for more information. 
As President Tessier-Lavigne mentioned in his email, we hope that these changes will only be temporary, and we can return to servicing the entire community as soon as possible.
Reservation Cancellations

Reservation Cancellations: you must cancel your reservation on your own (click here to learn how to cancel your reservations).  Reservations must be canceled at least 2 hours prior to your reservation to avoid a no show.

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