Category: Living at Stanford

Emelyn dela Pena

Stanford Student Affairs adds three new staff members

May 14, 2019 10:29 pm
Three staff positions that serve Stanford students were recently filled. Two are newly appointed associate deans of students who will also oversee the Black Community Services Center and El Centro Chicano y Latino. The third is an associate vice provost position, which was newly created to promote inclusion, community and integrative learning. Emelyn dela Peña… Read more Stanford Student Affairs adds three new staff members
Brubaker-Cole

A future vision for Stanford's Greek system

February 26, 2019 9:40 pm
Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole is initiating a series of discussions aimed at developing the future of Greek life at Stanford. In a letter sent to student leaders of fraternities and sororities, Brubaker-Cole said she will be convening and appointing members to a small steering committee of students, alumni, administrators and professional staff.… Read more A future vision for Stanford's Greek system
Brenda Berlin

As Stanford ombudsperson, Brenda Berlin is a confidential resource

February 8, 2019 12:21 am
Since arriving at Stanford in September as the university’s new ombudsperson, Brenda Berlin is on a mission to tell members of the campus community what she does. The role of ombudsperson is not well understood, Berlin admits, noting the challenge of educating the university community about the neutral nature of the office and the services offered… Read more As Stanford ombudsperson, Brenda Berlin is a confidential resource

Stanford cancels classes because of air quality concerns

November 16, 2018 4:11 pm
In the message below to the campus community on Thursday, Nov. 15, Provost Persis Drell explained the decision to cancel classes at Stanford today, Friday, Nov. 16, because of air quality concerns. Since that time, the Big Game against Cal has been rescheduled to Dec. 1 because of air quality concerns. Learn more about the Big… Read more Stanford cancels classes because of air quality concerns
Meier Hall

Residential education is in the spotlight

November 1, 2018 11:02 pm
Stanford’s undergraduate residential education program is undergoing a comprehensive review with the goal of improving the experience of living and learning on campus for all undergraduate students, according to leaders of the ResX initiative, who recently talked about their progress at a Faculty Senate meeting. Launched last spring, ResX is one of the first initiatives… Read more Residential education is in the spotlight
Roble Hall

Roble Hall celebrates 100 years as a student residence

October 4, 2018 9:36 pm
Roble Hall, the oldest continuously used residence hall on the Stanford campus, turns 100 this fall. Much has changed at Stanford since Roble opened as a women’s residence on Sept. 28, 1918. But even as the campus has grown up around it, the ivy-covered Beaux-Arts icon has remained relatively unchanged. It still houses students –… Read more Roble Hall celebrates 100 years as a student residence
Soto Hall

Residence staff welcome first-year students to the punny Farm

September 21, 2018 11:19 pm
The Stanford autumn quarter tradition of adopting witty and memorable themes for residence halls was on full display Thursday when first-year students moved into their new homes. Each year, resident assistants and other staff – upperclass students whose job is to help build community in the university’s dorms and houses – strive to select a… Read more Residence staff welcome first-year students to the punny Farm
Parking lot

Most Stanford Parking Permits Are Now Virtual

September 14, 2018 6:41 pm
With the start of the new academic year, most Stanford parking permits are now virtual, saving students the hassle of waiting in line for a physical permit at Parking & Transportation Services. Stanford recently launched a new virtual parking permit system, meaning that, instead of purchasing a physical sticker or hang tag, your student’s license… Read more Most Stanford Parking Permits Are Now Virtual
Brubaker-Cole

Vice Provost Susie Brubaker-Cole talks about Stanford's students

May 4, 2018 11:39 am
Seven months ago, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole left Oregon State University to return to Stanford, where she served as associate vice provost for undergraduate education from 1999 to 2008 and as a resident fellow. Today, she oversees more than 25 offices and centers that offer resources, advising and support to 16,000 Stanford… Read more Vice Provost Susie Brubaker-Cole talks about Stanford's students
Mail

Sending mail and packages to Stanford

March 13, 2018 3:45 pm
Texting may be the fastest way to reach a Stanford student, but nothing beats a letter or a care package from home. Mail and packages for the 6,500 undergraduates living on campus, however, may work a little differently than it does elsewhere. Stanford has its own U.S. Post Office and zip code. New undergraduate students… Read more Sending mail and packages to Stanford