Category: Living at Stanford

Stanford to continue 11 varsity sports

May 18, 2021 3:26 pm
Bolstered by an improved financial picture with increased fundraising potential, Stanford will continue 11 varsity sports that had been slated for discontinuation at the end of this academic year.Stanford leaders announced today that while the structural financial challenges facing Stanford Athletics remain very real, changed circumstances including newly galvanized philanthropic interest have provided a new… Read more Stanford to continue 11 varsity sports

Residential Education organizational update

May 10, 2021 3:25 pm
In this message to Resident Assistants, Assistant Vice Provost for Residential Education Cheryl Brown and Senior Associate Vice Provost and Dean of Students Mona Hicks describe enhancements to ResEd’s professional staff structure in coordination with the implementation of ResX. Dear student staff, We want to start with gratitude.  First, we cannot thank you enough for… Read more Residential Education organizational update

Student vaccination this fall

April 22, 2021 12:49 pm
Dear Stanford community,As we look ahead to fall quarter, I am writing to share an update on the crucial role that COVID-19 vaccines will play. As a reminder, we are planning to welcome all undergraduate class years to campus, including many who will be in residence for the first time in college. Our student housing… Read more Student vaccination this fall

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