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Planning our next academic year

May 13, 2020 2:14 am
A message from Persis Drell, Stacey Bent, Susie Brubaker-Cole and Sarah Church   Dear Stanford students and families,We hope you are doing well, wherever you are here at Stanford or around the world, in this strange new world we are navigating together. In this time of disruption and change, we are thinking about you, and… Read more Planning our next academic year

Ongoing COVID-19 information for parents and guardians

May 7, 2020 10:24 pm
We know you would like to do all you can to support your student, and we welcome your partnership. Stanford has an emergency operations organization focused on coordinating the university’s response for the COVID-19 pandemic. We are committed to on-going updates to the campus community, including parents and guardians. Here are pertinent links: Stanford Health… Read more Ongoing COVID-19 information for parents and guardians

Spring quarter update

March 11, 2020 11:04 pm
To our Stanford community, As you know, the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve rapidly. We communicated with you last Friday about our plans for the rest of winter quarter, but the beginning of spring quarter also is quickly approaching on March 30. We know that many of you need to make plans for academic coursework… Read more Spring quarter update

COVID-19 information for parents and guardians

March 10, 2020 5:27 pm
We know you would like to do all you can to support your student, and we welcome your partnership. Stanford has activated an emergency operations organization focused on coordinating the university’s response. We are committed to on-going updates to the campus community. Recent messages (March 6, 2020) Winter quarter to finish with classes moving online.… Read more COVID-19 information for parents and guardians
Susie Brubaker-Cole

A message about COVID-19 for parents and guardians

March 7, 2020 11:38 pm
Dear parents and families, I am writing today, March 4, to provide an update on Stanford’s response to COVID-19. I know many if not all of you are deeply worried at this point. We all want to learn as much as we can about how this public health emergency might impact us and our loved… Read more A message about COVID-19 for parents and guardians
Diane Murk

Beyond the Rhodes

February 18, 2020 10:38 pm
Applying to receive a Rhodes Scholarship – or any number of prestigious fellowships for international postgraduate study – can be both time consuming and complex. That’s where the Overseas Resource Center (ORC) at the Bechtel International Center can help. The ORC works with undergraduates, graduate students and recent alumni interested in pursuing any of the… Read more Beyond the Rhodes
A parent t-shirt displayed during Parents' Weekend.

More than 4,000 expected to visit during Stanford’s Family Weekend

February 5, 2020 12:56 am
Stanford is preparing to welcome about 4,000 visitors on Feb. 28 and 29 for the annual Family Weekend, which gives parents and guardians a glimpse into Stanford academic and campus life. By Kate Chesley More than 4,000 family members are expected on campus for Stanford’s Feb. 28-29 Family Weekend, the annual event featuring faculty lectures,… Read more More than 4,000 expected to visit during Stanford’s Family Weekend

When students get sick at Stanford

January 14, 2020 12:45 am
Dr. Robyn Tepper, a clinical assistant professor who has been medical director at Stanford’s Vaden Health Center since 1997, talks about how the university becomes aware of students who might be ill and offers advice to parents and guardians about how best to help their students stay healthy at Stanford. What happens when a Stanford… Read more When students get sick at Stanford

Financial aid for middle-income families expands

January 7, 2020 8:53 pm
Stanford’s Board of Trustees recently set 2020-21 tuition levels, and in doing so announced an expansion of undergraduate financial aid for middle-income families. Building on last year’s action to expand middle-class aid by excluding home equity from the financial aid calculation, Stanford in 2020-21 will offer tuition-free access to families with annual incomes below $150,000,… Read more Financial aid for middle-income families expands
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Two Stanford students are named 2020 Rhodes Scholars

December 2, 2019 10:47 pm
History major Anat Peled, ’20, and classics and mathematics major Cyrus Reza, ’20, have been named 2020 Rhodes Scholars. Rhodes Scholarships provide all expenses for two or three years of graduate study at the University of Oxford in England. Students apply for the award and are selected based on outstanding scholarly achievements, character, commitment to… Read more Two Stanford students are named 2020 Rhodes Scholars