The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
As the designated gateway to undergraduate education at Stanford, VPUE strives to connect students intellectually with the full range of our educational opportunities and to promote the active engagement of all faculty, instructors and staff with undergraduate students.
- Opportunities within VPUE
- VPUE Administration
- VPUE Program Offices
- VPUE Faculty Directors
- VPUE Student Advisory Group
- Contact Us
For undergraduates, VPUE serves as the nexus for key programs and initiatives that both facilitate acclimation to college level work and help you define and achieve your intellectual ambitions at Stanford. Check out opportunities within the VPUE, including classes and seminars, options for research, pre-term September Studies programs, and chances to venture abroad.
Look into opportunities to further interactions with undergraduates, develop innovative curriculum and pedagogy, and discover ways in which working with undergraduates can further your own research agenda.
The administrative group working directly for the vice provost serves the efforts of the overall VPUE organization. Functional departments within the administrative group include finance, human resources, information technology, communications, and facilities. Contact information for the vice provost’s executive staff is below.
Vice Provost Sarah Church's Office
Senior Associate Vice Provost
Senior Associate Vice Provost for Finance and Administration
Established in 1995, the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) comprises the Bing Overseas Studies Program, the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford Introductory Studies, the Program in Writing and Rhetoric, and Academic Advising. Contact information for each program office is available below.
Phone: (650) 723-2426
Phone: (650) 723-3558 | Fax: (650) 725-7355
Phone: (650) 723-2631 | Fax: (650) 723-0631
Contact information for PWR
Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP)
Introductory Seminars (IntroSems) and Civic, Liberal, and Global Education (COLLEGE)
Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR)
Structured Liberal Education (SLE)
Phone: (650) 723-4463
Fax: (650) 724-9960
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Sweet Hall, Fourth Floor
590 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3082