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Supporting your student's entire wellbeing: A message from Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole

November 18, 2021 11:19 am
Dear parents and families of Stanford students, As we quickly approach the end of a fall quarter that has been both challenging and exhilarating, I wanted to send my gratitude. Thank you for supporting your students through the pandemic, remote learning and our full return to campus this September. While energy and excitement on campus… Read more Supporting your student's entire wellbeing: A message from Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole

Our New Academic Year: A message from Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne

September 24, 2021 2:39 pm
Dear Stanford parents, After a busy move-in period, fall quarter is now underway. It’s wonderful to have students once again filling our campus, and we were delighted to welcome so many Stanford families during our move-in period, too. As our students begin to settle into the rhythms of the academic year, it really feels like… Read more Our New Academic Year: A message from Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Keeping Our Campus Healthy

September 24, 2021 2:39 pm
As you’ve likely read before, the combination of vaccinations, testing and face coverings in many settings offers a high level of protection against COVID-19. We are fortunate to have a highly vaccinated campus community and other COVID-related health and safety measures in place that allow us to identify and isolate positive cases and protect against… Read more Keeping Our Campus Healthy

Communication With Families

September 24, 2021 2:34 pm
Interested in keeping up with what’s happening at Stanford this coming year? The Families newsletter is a twice-per-quarter publication for undergraduate families that includes messages from university leaders, news stories about research and happenings on campus, and tips for helping your student navigate life and learning at Stanford. Other ways to stay connected:  Stanford Report … Read more Communication With Families

Introducing Stanford's new Undergraduate Mail and Package Delivery Center

August 12, 2021 4:33 pm
Dear families, We are writing today to introduce Stanford’s new Undergraduate Mail and Package Delivery Center, opening September 1, 2021, at the former FedEx location in Tresidder Memorial Union. This is where students living in undergraduate housing, including large residences and Row houses, will receive all mail and packages (envelopes, express mail, certified mail and… Read more Introducing Stanford's new Undergraduate Mail and Package Delivery Center
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Celebrate 2020 graduates with Stanford

June 1, 2020 10:19 pm
Members of the Stanford community – from graduates and their families to continuing students to faculty and staff – are encouraged to watch via livestream a special celebration of 2020 graduates on Sunday, June 14, at 10 a.m. The livestream will last about 30 minutes and will be publicly accessible.The celebration is scheduled for the… Read more Celebrate 2020 graduates with Stanford

Check out the new blog from Stanford's president and provost

September 27, 2017 12:31 pm
Stanford parents and guardians are invited to check out a new blog, “Notes from the Quad,” created by Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell. Throughout the year, the blog will feature posts from them and from other university leaders about issues of interest to the campus community. Parents and guardians can subscribe to… Read more Check out the new blog from Stanford's president and provost
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President Tessier-Lavigne's message to the Stanford family

September 2, 2016 8:35 am
On his first day in office, Sept. 1, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne sent the following message to members of the Stanford family.   Dear Stanford family, I am thrilled to be rejoining the Stanford community today! After following from afar all that you have been accomplishing at this remarkable institution, I am humbled and honored to… Read more President Tessier-Lavigne's message to the Stanford family
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Survey shows frequent parent-student communication

September 29, 2015 10:00 am
The vast majority of Stanford parents—86 percent—talk to their children via text, email or phone at least once a week, according to a recent survey of Stanford Parents’ Newsletter readers. Specifically, 13 percent of parents who chose to take the survey say they communicate with their kids daily, 41 percent two to three times per… Read more Survey shows frequent parent-student communication