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For Students & Postdocs

On this page, you will find information related to COVID-19 for all Stanford students and postdocs. Please follow links on this page for answers to frequently asked questions specific to undergrads, grad students and postdocs. Postdocs and grad students might also be interested in additional information for researchers and instructors/TAs.

Current status

As of July 7

  • Stanford is beginning a phased recovery of university operations. We are currently in Stage 2 of the restart process. Learn more about Cardinal Recovery.
  • To support the safety of the Stanford community on our campuses, those working in-person at a Stanford facility must report their health status through the university’s Health Check tool.
  • The university will be inviting about half of our undergraduates to campus for each quarter in academic year 2020-2021. For example, frosh and sophomores will be invited back in the autumn and juniors and seniors in the spring. Additional details are available here.
  • For undergraduate students remaining on campus, students are assigned a dining location based on where they live.
  • Grad students on a meal plan may pick up meals at any dining hall location.

Relevant policy information

Frequently asked questions for…

Additional resources for students & postdocs

Attending class online

Financial resources

Staying connected and active

Timely information on other student services

Vaden Medical Services

Vaden asks all students seeking medical services to call 650-498-2336 and speak with a medical professional before heading to the clinic to keep patients and providers safe.

Dean of Students

Contact Dean of Students Mona Hicks at deanofstudents@stanford.edu if you’re waiting for or have received COVID-19 test results. This is both to connect you to university resources that can support you, and to help the university assess the impacts of the virus in our community.

Residence Deans

Our RDs are available to help undergraduates with personal concerns. Find your RD. For immediate assistance, contact the RD on call at 650-504-8022

Graduate Life Office (GLO) Deans

GLO is available to help grad students with personal concerns. For immediate assistance:

  • Text the GLO pager at 25085@pageme.stanford.edu. Include your name and reason for paging in the message.
  • Call the GLO pager at 650-723-7288. You will reach a Stanford operator. Provide pager ID #25085 and indicate that you need to reach the graduate dean-on-call.

Academic Advising

Undergraduate students can contact their Academic Advising Director, AARC Advisor, or Specialist Advisor. Graduate students should keep in touch with your advisor and/or department.

Office of Accessible Education

OAE Connect is a new online platform for students requesting educational and other accommodations.

Schwab Learning Center

SLC’s learning specialists and tutors are available on Zoom.

Student Services Center

The SSC helps students with Registrar’s Office, Student Financial Services and Graduate Admissions questions and issues. For the quickest response, submit a ServiceNow ticket.

Bechtel International Center

International students and scholars are encouraged to consult with Bechtel about travel concerns, remote coursework, leaves of absence, optional practical training and more.

Residential & Dining Enterprises

R&DE has updated its website with current information on campus housing and dining.

BEAM Career Education

BEAM has compiled a spring 2020 FAQ to help students keep their future in focus wherever they are this spring and summer.

The Office for Religious Life

The Office for Religious Life is offering virtual gatherings, podcasts, videos and daily reflections.