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!   

We encourage you to spend your first two years exploring a variety of disciplines...Read More
Every Stanford undergraduate is required to maintain a P.O. Box on campus , located...Read More
The Student Services Center (SSC) provides a single point of friendly, professional...Read More
Stanford operates its own telephone system . A phone with basic service is provided...Read More
Stanford’s Visitor Information website has a searchable campus map as well as an...Read More
Undergraduate Advising and Research, in conjunction with campus community centers,...Read More
Located in the heart of campus, Old Union and Tresidder Memorial Union offer...Read More
The Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) is a multi-service...Read More
With BlueJeans, current faculty, staff, and students can host an audio/video meeting...Read More
Course Materials and Supplies The Stanford Bookstore provides multiple ways to...Read More
Coming to college is a major transition. This survey will share stories from current...Read More
CAMPUS HEALTH SERVICE FEE A mandatory quarterly fee of $197 is charged to the...Read More
Axess is Stanford’s web-based student information system that allows you to take...Read More
Over the summer, use resources such as the Stanford Bulletin, the Introductory...Read More
When you accepted Stanford’s offer of admission, you made a binding contract with...Read More
Like most universities, Stanford consists of schools specializing in different...Read More
Stanford gives you a significant degree of freedom and flexibility to choose among a...Read More
Join us for Transfer Visit Day on Friday, August 14, 2015. Each summer, many new...Read More
There are plenty of large and small ways to make engineering part of your Stanford...Read More
Are you interested in learning more about the natural processes that govern and...Read More