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Annual Graduate Orientation And Lunch Information Event (G.O.A.L.I.E.)

Annual Graduate Orientation And Lunch Information Event (G.O.A.L.I.E.)

Date: September 20, 2019
Time: 12pm - 2pm
Location: Canfield Courtyard, in front of the Law School

Every Fall, the Graduate Life Office hosts the Graduate Orientation And Lunch Information Event, or GOALIE. Each year over 1500 new and returning graduate students attend this event to receive information on resources available to graduate students. Participants include student affairs offices, central university offices, and graduate student groups.

Interested in participating?

The Graduate Life Office invites you to register your department or organization to participate in our GOALIE Information and Resource Fair.

Please note, only Stanford University offices and Stanford-affiliated organizations are eligible for participation. Student leaders should only sign-up if your student org has registered and been approved for 2019-2020 through Cardinal Sync. Registration for tables will be on a first registered, first reserved basis. So please remember to register early.

Registration Dates:

  • Registration opens for Stanford University Departments: Friday, August 2nd
  • Registration opens for Stanford graduate-student focused organizations: August 16th
  • Registration opens for everyone else: August 30th
  • Registration deadline: September 9th.

If you have further questions, pleases contact us at

If you are interested in volunteering for the event or other New Graduate Student Orientation events, please email