VPUE Opportunities for Students

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About VPUE Resources for Students

The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education develops and runs programs to enrich your undergraduate experience at Stanford. Look into the following VPUE Opportunities for Students to learn how to integrate them into your Stanford career. 

Student opportunities within VPUE include:

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Academic Advising

Learn about your different advisors and advising resources on campus.

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Classes that Complement Your Major

Ways of Thinking, Ways of Doing and Thinking Matters courses challenge you to engage with new subject matter and approaches. Look into Residential and Special Focus Programs for more opportunities to join vibrant intellectual communities on and around campus. 

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Intensive September Studies programs

Spend your September at Sophomore CollegeArts Intensive, or Bing Honors College for an intensive 3-week experience before Fall Quarter. 

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Off Campus

Find out about opportunities to venture off campus. 


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Research and Project Support

Check out advising and funding resources for pursuing undergraduate research and independent projects.

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Scholarships and Fellowships

Discover Scholarship and Fellowship opportunities through the Office of the VPUE.

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Skills Support

You have access to the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking as well as Subject Tutoring and Language Skill Practice.

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Specialized Seminars

Take an IntroSem to explore a topic in-depth and get to know a faculty member.

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Targeted Courses in Writing and Rhetoric

Become a more effective communicator through the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR).