What is Cardinal Compass?

Cardinal Compass is designed to help you navigate your Stanford career from matriculation to graduation. We can assist you in building a frosh year that takes full advantage of the wealth of frosh-friendly courses offered, and we can help you make the most of Stanford's options and opportunities as you continue through your time here. We can also introduce you to the advisors ready to help you, and demystify some of the issues most commonly encountered in college.
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How to Use Cardinal Compass

Browse through questions commonly asked by Stanford students of all years and learn their answers; explore frosh-friendly courses and one unit wonders from across campus and use that information in building a potential schedule; learn from the stories written by students, alumni, faculty, and staff; and get to know the members of your advising team who will be there to answer your questions throughout the year. Cardinal Compass is the place for online advising answers and the launching pad for the advising conversations you will have throughout your Stanford career.