The university is committed to making sure you can adequately engage in coursework remotely. If you would like to borrow a laptop, need reliable access to the internet, or have other technology concerns, please email [email protected] You may also find…Read full answer about If I have a technology need (e.g., internet access, laptops) in order to successfully engage in online courses, what should I do?
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It is everyone’s responsibility to take prudent steps that help inhibit the spread of the virus. One such step following the CDC guideline is social distancing, cancelling or postponing extracurricular group activities and large events. To ensure continuity of education…Read full answer about Is there any guidance about group activity? About qualifying exam committee meetings?
No, as announced by President Tessier-Levigne, for all spring quarter classes, we will use virtual learning, rather than in-person classes, until further notice. We will not be making any exceptions to allow this; all research and expert advice points to…Read full answer about Will some graduate classes be offered in person, e.g. small-group instruction?
During such distressing times amid unprecedented circumstances, when most students have been displaced to homes around the world and faculty are being asked to rapidly shift their classroom courses to untested online environments, our entire Stanford community has been challenged…Read full answer about What factors did the university consider when adopting the Satisfactory/No Credit grading policy for spring 2020?
We recognize remote learning poses challenges for some courses that cannot reasonably meet remotely. We are in close touch with school deans who are communicating with departments about these kinds of situations, and we will have more guidance soon. Graduating…Read full answer about Will I graduate on-time if I need to complete lab or performance-based classes?
You may be able to participate in your dissertation defense remotely. A temporary exception to the University policy on Doctoral Degrees, University Oral Examinations & Committees is in place for dissertation defenses through spring quarter. Consult with your faculty Director of Graduate…Read full answer about I had planned to defend my dissertation soon. What should I do?
Graduate housing FAQs can be found on the R&DE website.Read full answer about If I am a graduate student in university housing, what happens if I choose to leave my campus housing and stay elsewhere while classes are only meeting online? Can I break my Stanford housing contract without penalty?