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New Graduate Student Gateway: Upon Arrival

Explore the Grad Gateway. Find the resources you need to begin your graduate career at Stanford. Check your school and degree program websites for important information, too.

Haven’t applied yet? Visit the Prospective Student Gateway to learn more about the application process.

Incoming 2021-22 grad student? Read the Vice Provosts' welcome letter.

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Before Arriving | Upon Arrival | Settle in & Thrive | General Resources

International Students

Learn about visa and other requirements. Get answers from the Bechtel International Center. Explore language courses.

Admissions Checklist for International Students

Bechtel International Center

Visa Application Information

Immigration Issues and Resources

Health Insurance Information

English Language Courses



Understand your Stanford bill and the billing cycle. Learn about funding and other financial matters relevant to your graduate studies. 

Student Financial Services

Financial Aid Basics

Graduate Student Budget

Emergency Aid Fund

Mind Over Money


Important Policies

Learn about Graduate Academic Policies, Honor Code, Fundamental Standard, and Title IX policies.

Graduate Academic Policies & Procedures

Honor Code & Fundamental Standard

Title IX Office

Copyright Agreement

Responsible Conduct of Research


Getting Around

Get around campus and the Bay Area by foot, bike, or shuttle. Explore Stanford Transportation's resources. 

Searchable Campus Map

Interactive Map: Grad Life at Stanford

Stanford Transportation

Marguerite Campus Shuttle

Campus Access Guide

Bay Area Public Transportation