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LSP students dancing together

Find out more about this opportunity to jump-start your first year!

Sophomore College. Photo by Jorge Cueto.

Sophomore College is a three-week residential summer program during which second-year students in seminars of 12-15 students engage in intense academic exploration. 

LSP Preceptors.

Learn more about our residential living-learning communities: ITALIC, SLE, LSP, and FroSoCo.

LSP students in the lab. Photo by L.A. Cicero / Stanford News Service.

The Leland Scholars Program helps ease the transition to Stanford for students who may be the first members of their families to attend college, come from low-income households or are graduates of high schools with limited curricular offerings.

Explore the seminars and sign up for Spring Quarter by January 27, 2019!

Why Thinking Matters?

Thinking Matters helps you ask rigorous and genuine questions that can lead to scientific experimentation, literary interpretation, or social policy analysis. The lively lecture and seminar format challenges you to discover collaborative ways to approach problem solving.

Arts Intensive students in Expanded Cinema.

Applications open from February 6-20, 2019

Stanford New York Student Experience

Stanford undergraduate students discuss highlights of their experiences at Stanford's program in New York City.  Check out our video here, and apply for SiNY Autumn Quarter 2019 by January 27th, 2019. 

Stop Hunger Now Community Service event. Photo by Ian Terpin.

Through Cardinal Service, Stanford offers you a wide variety of public and community service opportunities, ranging from on-campus courses to off-campus research to community-based leadership projects. Students pursuing any course of study can find opportunities to serve and many offer academic credit. Find out more!