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Academic Guidance

Discover resources and policies to help you thrive academically and personally, build strong advising relationships, and take charge of your education.

Panel discussion at SGSI's Jumpstart course

Advising Resources

VPGE offers workshops and resources to help students and faculty develop productive advising and mentoring relationships. 


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Guidance & Support

VPGE collaborates with staff and faculty, including Directors of Graduate Studies, to promote graduate students' academic success and personal wellbeing.

Problem Solving & Crisis Interrvention

School Dean's Office Contacts

Directors of Graduate Studies

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Policies & Planning

VPGE supports the interpretation and implementation of Stanford's academic and research policies that affect graduate students.