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Science Boot Camp West for Librarians: Registration & Campus Dorm

Science boot camps for librarians are immersive 2.5 day events featuring educational presentations delivered by scientists with time for discussion and information sharing among all the participants. ** Registration deadline, Sunday, July 19, at 5PM**


Singe Rate Registration: $445

Includes three nights lodging, all meals and two and half days of instruction. 

Shared Rate Registration: $375

Includes three nights lodging, all meals and two and half days of instruction. 


Commuter Registration: $200

Includes lunches, dinners, and two and a half days of instruction.


Science Boot Camp will take place July 26 - 29, 2015 at Stanford University.  This website provides additional information about camp registration, campus accommodations, and commuter options.  To register and pay for your housing accommodations or commuter package, please click here.  Your registration for on campus housing accommodations must be complete by 5pm PST on SUNDAY, July 19th.  Registration for the commuter package will be open until 5pm PST on SUNDAY, July 19th.
Stanford University is located in Stanford, California.  The climate in July is mild, with average temperatures ranging from a low of 56 to a high of 79 degrees.  Mornings and evenings can be cool, and most buildings on campus are not air conditioned, so it is recommended that you bring a lightweight jacket or sweater that you can remove easily.
On Campus Lodging
Overnight accommodations are provided in Stern Hall - the Donner wing, starting the night of Sunday, 7/26 until the morning of Wednesday, 7/29.  Most rooms are one-room doubles (with two twin beds).  If you choose shared accommodations, the fee is per person.  You will be assigned a roommate of the same gender or you can make a roommate request.  There is a limited number of single rooms.  Bathrooms are shared and are located on each wing.  It's recommended that you bring a bathrobe or something to wear to get to and from the showers.  All sleeping rooms are made up with a full set of linens and towels for each guest.  Only common areas (lounges and bathrooms) will be provided with daily housekeeping service.  The building is non-smoking. On site check-in at Stern - Donner is on Sunday, 7/26, from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Outside of those times, there is a regional Conference Front Desk located at Stern Hall open 8am-8pm daily.  The dorm address is 618 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305.
Commuter Option
If you are local or do not choose accommodations on campus, you can purchase the Commuter Package.  The Commuter Package includes camp registration, breakfasts, lunches, coffee breaks, and official Science Boot Camp Dinner.
Off Campus Accommodations
A small block of 10 single queen rooms has been reserved at the Stanford Guest House for a negotiated group rate of $164/night (plus tax).  Rooms must be booked and paid for directly with the Stanford Guest House.  Reservations can be made on line by visiting or by contacting their front desk, 24 hours a day at 650-926-2800.  When booking, please reference group code SCIBOOT0715 to receive the group rate.  If you reserve a room at the Stanford Guest House, you must register for the Commuter Package.
If you are bringing a car to campus, there are parking lots located by both the housing accommodations and the meeting facilities.  Both areas require different permits (one for the residential side of campus and a visitor permit for the meeting location).  Both permits can be purchased upon arrival.
Parking near Stern Hall is available in Parking Structure 6 and requires daily or monthly Residential parking permits.  Residential permits can be purchased for $4.50/day or $29.00/month at the Stern Front Desk upon arrival.
Parking near the meeting location at the Huang Engineering Building is available in Parking Structure 2. Visitor parking in Parking Structure 2 can be purchased at payment kiosks located within the structure for $12.00/day.  Visitor spaces in Parking Structure 2 are limited.  Additional parking is available in Parking Structure 5, but is located further from Huang Engineering Building.  Please allow plenty of time for parking if you are not staying on campus overnight.
A map of campus and the parking options can be found here.
Athletic Facilities
As a conference guest, you can purchase passes that allow access to the following athletic facilties on campus: Arrillaga Outdoor Education Recreation Center (AOERC), Arrillaga Sports and Recreation Center (ASRC), Avery Recreation Pool, Ford/Burnham, and Tresidder.  Passes can be purchased upon arrival at either the AOERC or ASRC front desks.  For information about facilities and hours of operation, please visit
Cancellations and Refund Requests
If you wish to cancel your registration and are requesting a refund, please send email to  Refund requests will be granted for housing packages until June 26th.  Refund requests will be granted for commuter packages until July 15th.
To pay for your housing or commuter package, please click here.