Stanford, I Screwed Up

"Stanford, I Screwed Up!" is an annual event commemorating and celebrating the 'epic failures' in our lives. Students from across campus come together and share experiences through storytelling, comedy, poetry, song, video, and other creative means.

See the 2015 celebration of "Stanford, I Screwed Up" here.

SISU 2016 will be held on Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 8-10PM at Meyer GreenIn the event of rain, SISU will be held in Erickson Courts at the Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation.

Questions? Contact Aaron Grayson at

If you need a disability-related accommodation or wheelchair access information, please contact Sheila Sanchez by phone: (650)725-0326, or by email:  Requests should be made by Thursday, March 24, 2016.

Application Process:

  1. Submit 150 words or less describing the story or performance you want to present, and any ideas you have about your method (song, poetry, video, etc.). You don't have to know for sure - we'll work with you on that!
  2. Team Resilience (Adina Glickman, Alana Garcia, Aaron Grayson) will read applications as they come in. We may contact you to get clarification if needed.
  3. Applications will not be accepted after MONDAY, JANUARY 25th at 5PM.
  4. We will let you know if you have been moved on to the next phase of the process. Final decisions will be made by Wednesday, January 27th. We will notify you by email.

The submission round for "Stanford, I Screwed Up" 2016 has closed.  Stay tuned for more details regarding the 2017 celebration.