Category: Living at Stanford

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
Persis Drell

Provost issues campus-wide report on Title IX, sexual harassment cases

March 1, 2018 11:04 am
When I became provost just a little over a year ago, I reaffirmed Stanford’s commitment to preventing sexual violence, supporting victims, and providing fair and effective adjudication processes. These are critical elements of ensuring a safe and healthy campus environment in which we may all work, live, study and interact. Today I am issuing Stanford’s… Read more Provost issues campus-wide report on Title IX, sexual harassment cases
Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel

Cardinal Conversations exposes campus to diverse views

January 22, 2018 4:17 pm
An initiative that kicks off this month will address some of society’s most complex issues and expose the campus to a wide range of perspectives and views. Cardinal Conversations is an initiative among Stanford and its Hoover Institution and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies that is designed to be a thought-provoking community discussion of… Read more Cardinal Conversations exposes campus to diverse views
Cardinal Nights

Having fun at Stanford without alcohol

November 17, 2017 2:10 pm
Since many Stanford students don’t have cars, getting to a movie theater can be challenging – except on movie nights offered by Cardinal Nights, which provides discounted tickets and free transportation to students looking for a fun night out with friends new and old. This quarter, in addition to movie outings, the popular Cardinal Nights… Read more Having fun at Stanford without alcohol
Chris Griffith

When disaster strikes home for students

November 6, 2017 8:57 am
Stanford undergraduate and graduate students were among the millions of people affected by three hurricanes, two earthquakes and a rash of California wildfires over the past three months. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria cumulatively devastated parts of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Florida and Texas. In September, Mexico was rocked by two damaging earthquakes,… Read more When disaster strikes home for students
Brianna Booth

Sexual violence prevention programs continue evolving, expanding

November 3, 2017 11:43 am
It was as a junior last fall, attending a New Student Orientation session as a resident assistant, that Eisa Al-Shamma realized the power of storytelling in fostering healthier relationships. The session, called Beyond Sex Ed, featured Stanford students sharing personal stories with the university’s newest undergraduates. The stories focused on dating, coming out, early sexual… Read more Sexual violence prevention programs continue evolving, expanding