University-level academic policies are set by the Academic Senate and the Committee on Graduate Studies (C-GS). VPGE recommends, promulgates and interprets University policies related to graduate education and graduate student support. University-wide policies are supplemented by school and departmental policies and procedures.
The GAP Handbook brings together into one source University-wide graduate academic policies and procedures. The manual includes policy explanation and implementation procedures. Written primarily for staff, faculty and students may also find this helpful.
Academic policies and degree requirements for all graduate degrees are outlined in the Bulletin.
Stanford's Research Policy Handbook brings together the various policies, guidelines and resources related to Stanford's research mission. The VPGE site provides a selection of particular relevance to students.
Most forms are found online through the Office of the University Registrar.
Contacts in each school with expertise on graduate academic policies.
Maintains the academic records of all current and former students at Stanford, including grades, majors, minors, degrees, and graduation honors; tracks students' progress towards the completion of their degrees; and offers clarification and interpretation of graduate academic policy. (650) 723-2041