Approaching Stanford Guide

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**We will be updating our online content in May 2015. Please check back in May when we launch the Approaching Stanford process for the Class of 2019 and new transfers.

Browse through the posts below or use the drop down menu, starting with “Approaching Stanford Forms”. Everything you need to know about preparing for Stanford is in this guide including all of the information in the Approaching Stanford Handbook and more!   

All Stanford students are required to complete one year of college-level study, or...Read More
One of the key elements to planning a successful quarter is careful consideration of...Read More
Wellness Network at Stanford is a comprehensive online directory, featuring more...Read More
With BlueJeans, current faculty, staff, and students can host an audio/video meeting...Read More
Yes, you can! Studying abroad with BOSP as an engineering major just got even easier...Read More
Explore the Earth and Environmental Sciences at Stanford The School of Earth...Read More
Before you can be enrolled at Stanford, you must complete these Entrance Medical...Read More
Federal regulations prohibit Stanford University from releasing student information...Read More
The Founding of the University Stanford University is a living memorial to Leland...Read More
Opening Convocation When Stanford opened on October 1, 1891, after six years of...Read More
Mail Delivery and Shipping If you are planning to ship items as you move to campus,...Read More
Stanford’s Visitor Information website has an abundance of travel-related...Read More
What to Bring Based on the expert advice of the students who have come before you,...Read More
Dining with your housemates is an integral part of the Residential Education program...Read More
Stanford is a residential university where 96% of undergraduates (6,300) live in on-...Read More
For the administrative policies and procedures governing the declaration of majors...Read More
The General Education requirements are an integral part of your undergraduate...Read More
We encourage you to spend your first two years exploring a variety of disciplines...Read More
Students interested in pursuing postgraduate degrees should consult early and often...Read More
A maximum of 45 units of Advanced Placement (AP) , transfer work, and/or other...Read More