Academic Planning

About Academic Planning
Academic planning resources provide inspiration and guidance to help you design your own journey.
Design Your Journey
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These resources will help you develop a personally coherent, meaningful education out of the diverse courses that Stanford offers.
Cardinal Compass helps you navigate through your first year at Stanford and assists in building a freshman year that takes full advantage of the wealth of courses available through Stanford Introductory Studies.
A hallmark of undergraduate education at Stanford is the opportunity to work closely with faculty, renowned scholars in their fields who are actively engaged in research. Learn more about how to work with Stanford's faculty.
Explore Stanford's honors programs and learn how it can enhance your academic experience.
Find out how Stanford provides the means for students to acquire a liberal education that encompasses General Education requirements, major requirements, and electives.
Get an overview of important Stanford policies.
MY STANFORD STORY features first person accounts of Stanford experiences from students, faculty, and pre-major advisors. Stanford Stories are as unique as the individuals who make up this incredible community.
Use Explore Majors to find all of your major, minor, co-term, and other study options.