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Stanford expands financial aid for middle-income families as trustees set 2019-20 tuition

December 5, 2018 9:15 pm
Stanford will expand its financial aid program next year by removing home equity as a factor in the financial aid calculation for undergraduates, the Board of Trustees announced Tuesday, Dec. 4, in adopting tuition and fee levels for the 2019–20 academic year. Stanford has a long-standing commitment to providing an affordable education to all students,… Read more Stanford expands financial aid for middle-income families as trustees set 2019-20 tuition

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
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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

Vaden Medical Director Robyn Tepper talks about students and the flu

October 9, 2018 10:05 pm
Stanford makes it easy for students and other members of the university community to get vaccinated for the flu. Dr. Robyn Tepper explains why. Why should students get the flu shot? Perhaps the better question is why would anyone pass up the chance to prevent an illness with a fever of 102 to 103 degrees… Read more Vaden Medical Director Robyn Tepper talks about students and the flu
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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

Stanford releases 2018 Safety, Security and Fire Report

September 28, 2018 6:41 pm
Stanford has released its 2018 Safety, Security & Fire Report, an annual university publication devoted to promoting personal safety and crime prevention on campus, and to providing statistics on campus crimes in nearly two dozen categories. The Stanford University Department of Public Safety (Stanford DPS) publishes the report every year in compliance with the Jeanne… Read more Stanford releases 2018 Safety, Security and Fire Report
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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
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Stanford president urges new students to explore, connect and contribute

September 21, 2018 11:15 pm
At the 128th Opening Convocation Ceremony on Thursday, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne encouraged new undergraduate students to “look beyond what you already know and seek a breadth of experiences” at the university. “No matter what field you plan to go into, employers want to hire graduates who are trained to think and to see the… Read more Stanford president urges new students to explore, connect and contribute
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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

Stanford will no longer announce undergraduate application numbers

August 30, 2018 8:12 pm
Beginning in fall 2018, Stanford will no longer publicize data regarding the numbers of undergraduate applications it receives during the early or regular admission cycle. This move is intended as a small step in reducing the outsized emphasis placed on the admission rates at U.S. colleges and universities. During the admission process itself, and when… Read more Stanford will no longer announce undergraduate application numbers