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Campus and Stanford Engineering Resources

BEAM, Stanford Career Education

The BEAM team for the School of Engineering and the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences empowers students through classes, transformative coaching, building community, and providing students with tools, resources, and connections to support their professional journey toward meaningful work. Visit this page to make an appointment.

Bechtel International Center

Bechtels spouse program offers virtual events and workshops inviting internationals to connect with others, practice English, and learn more about resources to enrich their stay at Stanford. We can assist any international grad students who are accompanied by family (spouses, partners, children, visiting parents) with further information. Please contact Ragna Kaehler, Program Coordinator for International Spouses, Partners & Families, or register for Bechtel’s weekly Virtual Coffee Hours (to get the Zoom invite).

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

The professionals at CAPS are available to provide mental health information, consultation, and health services. Content from clinical groups and workshops can be accessed at any time by visiting the CAPS groups and workshops web page. Students can call CAPS 24/7 to consult on a plan for their needs: 650-723-3785.

Graduate Life Office

The Graduate Life Office (GLO) is a division of the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs. We serve the entire graduate student population at Stanford and their families. GLO deans are a source of comprehensive, impartial guidance and information related to all aspects of your life as a graduate student. We’re here to answer questions, resolve problems and provide advice, and if we cant answer your question, well find out who can. Contact: 650-736-7078 or graduatelifeoffice@stanford.edu.

Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE)

Residential & Dining Enterprises supports the academic mission of the university by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community in a sustainable and fiscally responsible manner. Contact us at https://rde.stanford.edu/contact-us.

School of Engineering Deans Graduate Student Advisory Council (DGSAC)

The Stanford Engineering Dean’s Graduate Student Advisory Council (DGSAC) exists to work toward a school where all graduate students are empowered to grow as future scholars and global citizens, regardless of educational background, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, race, or religion.  The Council is a crucial part of the school’s initial efforts to increase transparency and flow of communication between our graduate students and deans. The inaugural 2019-20 Council was made up of 20 graduate student representatives from across all nine academic departments and the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME) . These students have been active leaders in advocating for and creating positive change for graduate students in the School of Engineering.  2020-21 Council applications open in September. Contact Lourdes Andrade.

School of Engineering Information Technology (SoEIT)

Our objective is to provide outstanding technology support and guidance to further teaching, learning, and research within the School of Engineering. Email soeithelp@stanford.edu or visit their website.

Stanford Grad Updates

The Stanford Grad Updates webpage aggregates current information for Stanford’s 9,400 new and continuing graduate students, including those pursuing professional degrees. Contact staff via this form.

Technical Communications Program (TCP)

The Technical Communication Program (TCP) is the writing and public speaking center for engineering students. The TCP offers individual feedback and coaching on documents and presentations along with several courses to help students become more effective writers and presenters. Email Mary McDevitt or fill out a consulting request form.

Terman Library

The Terman Engineering Library supports the School of Engineering and its related departments and programs. We purchase materials (e.g., books, journals, data, and equipment), provide research advice and consultations, and build tools to support your digital scholarship. While the library will not be opening for in-person visits this fall, we are still here to help you. Email us at engreference@stanford.edu.

Well-Being at Stanford (Vaden Health Center)

Our mission is to help all students flourish through connection, community, and empowerment. Contact Inge Hansen.

WOCE Womxn of Color in Engineering

WOCE (pronounced “woke”) is a new initiative that seeks to create opportunities to gather Womxn of Color graduate students in the School of Engineering by supporting year-long student-led programmatic efforts and collaborations across campus.  Anyone of any gender and from all backgrounds who support these goals is welcome to attend events and join the group. Contact WOCE to be added to our mailing list.