Approaching Stanford Guide

About This Guide

The information on this guide will be updated in May 2016. Browse through the posts below or use the drop down menu so see last year's posts. 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!   

Located in the heart of campus, Old Union and Tresidder Memorial Union offer...Read More
As a matriculated student, your Stanford email account is now active. You are...Read More
Students often approach advisors to find out whether they can get credit for work...Read More
The Financial Aid Office (FAO) administers federal and institutional financial aid...Read More
You may want to consider opening a personal checking account when you arrive at...Read More
Stanford takes emergency preparation very seriously. The University has an “all...Read More
Stanford has one of the most extensive and diverse campus computing environments in...Read More
A maximum of 45 units of Advanced Placement (AP) , transfer work , and/or other...Read More
Students interested in pursuing postgraduate degrees should consult early and often...Read More
For the administrative policies and procedures governing the declaration of majors...Read More
We encourage you to spend your first two years exploring a variety of disciplines...Read More
Every Stanford undergraduate is required to maintain a P.O. Box on campus , located...Read More
The Student Services Center (SSC) provides a single point of friendly, professional...Read More
Stanford’s Visitor Information website has a searchable campus map as well as an...Read More
Undergraduate Advising and Research, in conjunction with campus community centers,...Read More
Located in the heart of campus, Old Union and Tresidder Memorial Union offer...Read More
The Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) is a multi-service...Read More
With BlueJeans, current faculty, staff, and students can host an audio/video meeting...Read More
Course Materials and Supplies The Stanford Bookstore provides multiple ways to...Read More
CAMPUS HEALTH SERVICE FEE A mandatory quarterly fee of $197 is charged to the...Read More