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Stanford Earth Young Investigators, high school students work with grad students. Carmen Smith is a high school student, Abraham Lincoln High School in San Jose, a rising senior in summer 2019. Will Cheng, farmer, O'Donohue Educational Farm. Suchana Costa, right, is a graduate student in Biology (working with Prof Chris Field).  The project is to study the differences in herbivory in nitrogen fixing plants and non-nitrogen fixing plants. Credit: newslibrary@stanford.edu

GLO Services

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Get Advice and Support

Our specialty is helping graduate students, and we are here to help you navigate the issues, challenges and complications that are an inevitable part of life. The Graduate Life Office (GLO) can assist with a variety of situations including, but not limited to

  • personal issues
  • roommate problems
  • family and health concerns
  • academic challenges
  • financial difficulties
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We can also help you with practical questions about life on campus and in the local community.

We know about support services across campus and can refer you to the staff or office best suited to address your needs.

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Make an Appointment with Us

We are available for appointments during the week to discuss any sort of problem you may have. 

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Community Associates Retreat, Fall 2016. Dolce Hayes Mansion.

Community Associates

Community Associates (CAs) are graduate students who work with the Graduate Life Office (GLO) and who live in each of the graduate residences.

Architectural details of the sandstone arcades in the Main Quadrangle of Stanford University.  Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Crisis Assistance

If you experience urgent personal difficulties, relationship issues, academic problems, or other life crises, the Assistant Deans in the Graduate Life Office can be your lifeline.

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Current Graduate Students

With all the changes happening at Stanford, we understand you may have questions. Here's who can help.

 8/8/2011 Peter Wegner, ''Monument to Change as It Changes,'' 108 in. x 384 in., steel and polycarbonate, 2,048 flip digit modules each with 80 custom-printed colored flaps, permanently installed at the Knight Management Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Info for Incoming Graduate Students

Welcome to Stanford! We understand you may have questions. Here's who can help.

1997 Richard W. Lyman Graduate Student Residences Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Support in Graduate Residences

If you have questions regarding facilities that are specific to your residence, including questions about how to get repairs or more.