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Taking Care of Ourselves & Each Other

Mental Health Resources at Stanford

6/23/2009 A group of young watercolorists worked on their plein-air painting skills with Stanford's Hoover Tower as a subject. The students are part of a summer camp from the AllART studio in San Carlos taught by Alla Tripolsky. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Additional Support and Resources

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Resources recommended by current families. 



  • Escondido Village Family Fund - is an endowed fund which provides students with two or more children, living in Escondido Village, financial assistance.  Applications are available in the Spring with disbursements in the Fall through Spring quarters.​​
  • The Graduate Family Grant - The Graduate Family Grant will provide up to $20,000 per year per family to eligible graduate students with dependent children. Funds may be used flexibly as needed to cover expenses such as childcare, healthcare and rent. Awards will be disbursed via the student’s account and are considered taxable income.
  • Student Aid Fund - established to assist graduate students experiencing hardships with paying University fees for the current academic year.
  • Emergency Grant-in-Aid Funds - assist graduate students who experience a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses (e.g., medical or dental) causing financial hardship.  This program is designed to assist those who cannot reasonably resolve their financial difficulty through fellowships or loans.​ 

Health and Wellness


For New Parents

For current students who are planning a family, a GLO Dean is available to meet and discuss additional considerations, support and resources.