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Stanford is committed to supporting students’ well-being and offers a broad variety of resources on campus. If you don’t find what you need here, contact us (650-736-7078).

Academic Resources

Accessibility Support

  • The Office of Accessible Education (OAE) is committed to providing support and services that enable students with disabilities to take full advantage of the rich opportunities Stanford has to offer.

Career Support

  • The Career Development Center (CDC) is ready to help you when you need career guidance, interviewing tips, resume writing strategies, networking advice and much more.

Children and Families

  • WorkLife Office: helps students, faculty, and staff reach a comfortable balance in their work, study, personal and family lives. Their services focus on child care and the child care subsidy grant, emergency and back-up child care options, elder care, parent education and work/life issues.
  • Stanford Parent-Net Mailing List: As a member of this mailing list, you can post or receive information about child care, parenting advice and tips, playgroups, items for sale and family events and outings.

Community Standards

  • The Office of Community Standards is responsible for the student judicial process at Stanford. The office adjudicates cases related to possible student violations of Stanford’s community standards, including the Honor Code and the Fundamental Standard.

Dispute Resolution and Legal Issues

  • Ombuds Office: a confidential resource for students, faculty and staff who need help resolving questions, concerns, disputes or complaints. The Ombuds is a neutral, impartial and independent office responsible for protecting the interests and rights of members of the Stanford community.
  • Legal Counseling Office (LCO): provides free, confidential legal advice and consultation to students at no cost. The LCO gives preliminary advice so that students may be better able to understand the law and seek counseling if necessary.

Financial and Administrative Support and Assistance

Health and Counseling Resources


Student Housing manages all on campus graduate housing.

For information about individual residences check these websites:

International Students


  • Stanford’s Department of Public Safety provides law enforcement, security, safety, crime prevention and emergency services 24 hours a day from its office on campus.
    • In case of emergency or to report suspicious activity call 9-1-1

Student Communities and Groups