Category: Living at Stanford

An update on undergraduate spring quarter

February 26, 2021 10:29 am
Dear Stanford community,As promised, we’re writing to update you on Stanford’s undergraduate plans for the spring quarter that begins March 29. In summary: We have concluded that the conditions support moving forward with offering juniors and seniors the opportunity to return to campus for the spring quarter, with systems and safeguards in place to protect… Read more An update on undergraduate spring quarter
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New undergraduate residential neighborhoods launch for students fall 2021

February 4, 2021 5:20 pm
Undergraduates coming to campus in the 2021-22 academic year will get their first experience with new residential neighborhoods that emphasize community and lasting friendships as central to their time at Stanford.The new neighborhood structure – part of an initiative called ResX that reorganizes existing student housing to emphasize well-being and connectedness – will integrate with… Read more New undergraduate residential neighborhoods launch for students fall 2021
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Supporting students during the pandemic

September 28, 2020 4:27 pm
In recent remarks to the Stanford community, Shirley Everett, senior associate vice provost for Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE), offered a glimpse of what life is like for the about 6,000 graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral scholars and residential staff Stanford is housing this quarter.“To prevent the spread of the virus, face coverings, handwashing, temperature… Read more Supporting students during the pandemic

University leaders say Stanford will emerge stronger by addressing COVID-19 challenges

August 5, 2020 4:37 pm
Provost Persis Drell said she is confident Stanford will emerge stronger and more resilient by addressing the challenges posed by a coronavirus pandemic – from supporting students to advancing its missions of teaching and research.“There are many ways in which we are having to rebuild the university and how it works from the ground up,… Read more University leaders say Stanford will emerge stronger by addressing COVID-19 challenges

Stanford contingency plans evolve as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide

July 27, 2020 4:34 pm
Contingency plans for undergraduate housing and study on campus are being created by Stanford administrators to account for any expansion in restrictions mandated by the nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases.The university’s need to remain flexible in planning for the fall was communicated to undergraduate students and their families by Sarah Church, vice provost for undergraduate… Read more Stanford contingency plans evolve as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide

Planning for 2020-21

June 30, 2020 11:29 pm
Dear undergraduates, This is the first in a series of weekly newsletters for undergraduates, titled “Re-Approaching Stanford,” through which we will convey further updates, important timelines and action items as we prepare for the academic year 2020-2021. Students’ families will also receive these updates initially via the newsletter for parents and guardians, and will receive… Read more Planning for 2020-21
Chef's Table

Stanford students dine at the Chef's Table

November 25, 2019 10:32 pm
The 12 students had barely taken their seats and separated their wooden chopsticks when the first course arrived family-style – blistered shishito peppers, chili-glazed brussels sprouts and pillowy rectangles of tamagoyaki, which is a Japanese-style omelet. “Good evening and welcome,” said Daniel Donguines, executive chef of Florence Moore (FloMo) dining hall, smiling and standing at… Read more Stanford students dine at the Chef's Table
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Mona Hicks is named Stanford dean of students

October 25, 2019 12:15 am
Mona Hicks, dean of students at Saint Louis University, has been appointed Stanford’s senior associate vice provost and dean of students by Susie Brubaker-Cole, vice provost for student affairs. Hicks will begin at Stanford at the start of winter quarter 2020. Before joining Saint Louis University a decade ago, Hicks served at Rice University, Vanderbilt… Read more Mona Hicks is named Stanford dean of students

Stanford releases 2019 Safety, Security and Fire Report

September 27, 2019 10:54 pm
Stanford has released its 2019 Safety, Security & Fire Report, an annual publication that promotes personal safety and crime prevention on campus, and provides statistics about specified crimes that were reported during the 2018 calendar year. The report covers crimes that occurred on the main campus and other locations used by students that are immediately… Read more Stanford releases 2019 Safety, Security and Fire Report

Managing food allergies at Stanford

September 25, 2019 10:16 pm
The Food [email protected] program offers accommodations to support the more than 300 Stanford undergraduates with medically-documented food allergies and special dietary needs. Cassidy Willingham, dining food allergy program nutritionist, answers questions about how students can manage a food allergy while at Stanford. What does Stanford do to support students with food allergies? At Residential &… Read more Managing food allergies at Stanford