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Publications and Online Guides

The Bulletin

Stanford Bulletin
Official online University publication containing information about the University and its schools, departments, and programs, and degree requirements for the schools of Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering, and Humanities and Sciences as well as degree requirements for masters and doctoral programs in the School of Medicine. The Bulletin publishes courses and scheduled classes on its ExploreCourses resource.



Undergraduate Graduation Checklist
A comprehensive list of steps required to graduate and resources available to assist students to prepare to graduate.


Applying to the Coterminal Program

Procedures and Application Forms for Coterminal Students (pdf)
The coterminal degree program permits Stanford undergraduates to study for a bachelor's and a master's degree simultaneously, in the same or different departments. See Undergraduate Academic Life's web site on Coterminal Degree Programs for additional information.

Graduate Students

Admissions and Reinstatement

Graduate Admissions
Descriptions of graduate programs offered, specific application requirements, deadlines for applying, and description of housing facilities and expenses of study.

Graduate Study and Programs

Graduate Academic Policies and Procedures Handbook
This Graduate Academic Policies and Procedures handbook (the GAP handbook) is a compilation of university policies and other information related to the academic progress of Stanford graduate students—from their application and admission, to the conferral of degrees and retention of records.

Guide for New Graduate Students
Information for newly admitted graduate students on financing graduate study, registration, health requirements, housing, and visas for international students.


See the Registrar's Dissertation and Thesis Submission page for information on preparing electronic dissertations and Theses, and paper dissertations and theses.