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2023 Approaching Stanford Handbook

The Approaching Stanford Handbook serves as one of the primary resources for new undergraduate students as they prepare for life on The Farm. The content focuses on supporting a student's transition to Stanford and offers introductions to various offices and programs across campus. Bookmark this page and refer to it as often as necessary. You do not need to read it all in one sitting but you are encouraged to work through it slowly throughout the summer.

You are welcome to review the 2023 Approaching Stanford Handbook on this page. The 2024 Handbook will be available in April/May.

Review the 2023 Approaching Stanford Handbook

Quick Links to Handbook Chapters (2023)

Academic Life
Campus Community
Life on The Farm
Just for Transfers