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New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO)

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2024 NGSO

Welcome to the Farm! The Graduate Life Office (GLO) coordinates NGSO to welcome and orient new graduate students to Stanford. Our goal is to connect new graduate students with useful campus resources that will assist them during their time as graduate students.

Please check back and follow us @glo_stanford for grad life updates!

9/18/2012 Move-In Day 2012. Welcome to Stanford banner across the entrance portals of Palm Drive. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Meet Your NGSO Coordinators

Learn more about the grad students behind 2023's "One Stanford, Many Stories."

NGSO 2021 during lunch.


The Graduate Orientation Activities Lunch and Information Event, otherwise known as G.O.A.L.I.E., is a long-standing tradition and was one of the first campus wide orientation events for graduate students. 

NGSO 2021

Previous NGSOs

Access previous NGSOs from past academic years.