Approaching Stanford Guide

About This Guide

The information on this guide will be updated in May 2016. Browse through the posts below or use the drop down menu so see last year's posts. Everything you need to know about preparing for Stanford is in this guide including all of the information in the Approaching Stanford Handbook and more!   

Located in the heart of campus, Old Union and Tresidder Memorial Union offer...Read More
The Stanford Bulletin is Stanford University’s official catalog of courses, degrees...Read More
As a matriculated student, your Stanford email account is now active. You are...Read More
Students often approach advisors to find out whether they can get credit for work...Read More
Freshman Introductory Seminars (IntroSems) offer you the opportunity to interact and...Read More
Stanford values the transition process as the foundation for thriving both...Read More
It is the policy of Stanford University that smoking (including vapor cigarettes) in...Read More
Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (gender...Read More
Stanford is committed to providing a place of work and study free of sexual...Read More
The Office of Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse Education & Response (SARA...Read More
The Confidential Sexual Assault Counseling (CSAC) Office offers emotional support,...Read More
The Financial Aid Office (FAO) administers federal and institutional financial aid...Read More
You may want to consider opening a personal checking account when you arrive at...Read More
Stanford takes emergency preparation very seriously. The University has an “all...Read More
Stanford has one of the most extensive and diverse campus computing environments in...Read More
A maximum of 45 units of Advanced Placement (AP) , transfer work , and/or other...Read More
Student residences are wired for cable TV service . Cable service is available by...Read More
Stanford has negotiated discounted mobile device service rates with AT&T, Sprint...Read More
Students interested in pursuing postgraduate degrees should consult early and often...Read More
For the administrative policies and procedures governing the declaration of majors...Read More