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Painting and Engaging Stories class field trip to the SF MOMA.

Painting Engaging Stories is an introduction to the practice of fine art as the catalyst for engaging in your everyday story. Find out more about this and other Arts Intensive courses here.

Thinking Matters helps you ask rigorous and genuine questions that can lead to scientific experimentation, literary interpretation, or social policy analysis. The lively lecture and seminar format challenges you to discover collaborative ways to approach problem solving.

LSP students in the lab. Photo by L.A. Cicero / Stanford News Service.

The Leland Scholars Program helps ease the transition to Stanford for students who may be the first members of their families to attend college, come from low-income households or are graduates of high schools with limited curricular offerings.

LSP Preceptors.

Learn more about our residential living-learning communities: ITALIC, SLE, LSP, and FroSoCo.

Stanford New York students at the New York Stock Exchange.

Learn about Stanford in New York's Winter Quarter on Media and Finance, and watch the Winter 2017 Student Showcase Video!

Arts Intensive students on stage.

Visit our "Ask the Artists" section, where Arts Intensive faculty speak candidly about practicing and teaching their craft.

Stop Hunger Now Community Service event. Photo by Ian Terpin.

Through Cardinal Service, Stanford offers you a wide variety of public and community service opportunities, ranging from on-campus courses to off-campus research to community-based leadership projects. Students pursuing any course of study can find opportunities to serve and many offer academic credit. Find out more!

Lake Lag, long exposure. Photo by Samatha Starkey.

The Undergrad Photo Contest is a way for you to show us -- and the rest of the student body -- your Stanford life. Check out our award-winning photos for 2016-17 in the following categories: The Arts, Learning in Action, A Day in the LIfe, Off Campus, and Loving Light. (Photo by Samantha Starkey.)

Sophomore College field trip. Photo by Jorge Cueto.

Sophomore College is a three-week residential summer program during which second-year students in seminars of 12 students engage in intense academic exploration. 

Stanford New York students at the Red Hook Community Center.

Spend Spring Quarter 2018 in New York City. Find out more!

Language Conversation Partners (LCPs) are Stanford students who meet with language students during one-to-one appointments to practice conversation in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, or Spanish.