Summer Quarter Course Planning Guide

Stanford students planning to enroll full-time in Summer Quarter 2020-21 can map out a meaningful course schedule that makes the most of an unprecedented number of interesting summer class offerings.

View curated course options from the Schools of Earth, Energy, and the Environment; Engineering; Humanities and Sciences, and VPUE to help guide your summer plans. 


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Hume Center Summer Dates and Hours

All times in Pacific Time (PT)
Tuesday - Thursday 10am to 4pm 

Summer Quarter Tutoring Dates

Tuesday, June 22 - Thursday, August 26, 2021

The Hume Center for Writing and Speaking (Hume Center) works with all Stanford students to help them develop rich and varied abilities in every aspect of writing and oral communication. In free individual sessions, Hume tutors help students get started on assignments; address and overcome writer's block or performance anxiety; learn strategies for revising, editing, and proofreading; and understand academic conventions in their fields.

Learn More about the Hume Center

Online Tutoring at the Hume Center

Tutoring session at the Hume Center.

Virtual writing and oral communication tutoring is available from Sunday, April 4 through Friday, June 4 during spring quarter.
Drop-in tutoring at the Hume Center.

Drop-in writing tutoring begins on Sunday, April 4 and runs until Friday, May 28th. No appointment needed!
Students at the Hume Center.

Find out what to expect when you see a tutor.

Sophomore Wayfinders

Coordinated by the office of Academic Advising, the Sophomore Wayfinders is an optional program offered to second-year students. We focus on the knowledge, skills, and resources you need to get the most out of your time at Stanford. All current first-year students—frosh or transfers—are welcome to join us.

Discover Sophomore Wayfinders

Wil Kautz and Saloni Sanwalka look at the Woven Chronicle by Reena Saini Kallat. Photo by Andrew Brodhead

The Advising Resource Toolkit

These advising tools may be used cooperatively during an advising conversation or you may use them on your own, to help you prepare for a conversation with your academic advisor. They are intended to:

  • help frame your reflections throughout your time at Stanford
  • guide your strategic thinking if you face challenges or difficulty
  • facilitate your academic planning and intellectual development
  • support you as you consider post-undergraduate education

Explore the Advising Resource Toolkit


Undergrad Events and Deadlines
Aug 5

Journalism on the Ground

Join Stanford in New York for a discussion with Gabriela Bhaskar, Priska Neeley, Mark Vancleave and Danielle Jackson about on-the-ground journalism today. This panel will explore perspectives and experiences from journalists working in different mediums during this past year of...

Leland Scholars Program

LSP taught me the importance of accepting that I do belong at Stanford and should be proud of my FLI background. I was able to find a loving community who shared many of my struggles and fears coming into Stanford. LSP empowered me and gave me access to resources I would have struggle to find. Through LSP I learned what it means to have a home away from home.
—Kevin Longoria, LSP VII
Kevin Longoria, LSP VII


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