University Affairs

Stanford releases annual campus safety report

This year's annual safety report includes information and resources specifically related to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.


roundabout graphic / Courtesy Parking & Transportation Services

Traffic flowing in Stanford's new Escondido Roundabout

Slow down, look, yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, and yield to bicycles and cars already in the roundabout. Proceed with caution. Vehicles and bicycles should travel single file in a roundabout – not alongside each other.


Tom Black, university registrar / L.A. Cicero

Stanford and China exchange electronic academic records

While many U.S. colleges and universities use e-transcripts, universities and ministries in other countries rarely exchange electronic academic records. Stanford's registrar hopes a collaboration with China's Ministry of Education will set the standard for record exchanges with other countries.


Stanford Management Company releases 2014 results

The university's Merged Pool achieved a 17 percent investment return for the 12 months that ended June 30, 2014.


Brian Shaw

Stanford's new P&TS director talks peak-hour traffic, "green" Marguerites, parking

Reducing peak-hour vehicle trips remains a top priority for Stanford, and for the university's new transportation director.


Combating sexual violence at Stanford

President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy have issued the following letter to the campus community, providing an update on Stanford's efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence and calling on all members of the Stanford community to play a role.  Video


Provost John Etchemendy address students at New Student Orientation program / Aaron Kehoe

Preventing sexual assault a focus in new academic year

At New Student Orientation and throughout the upcoming year, Stanford and its students are expanding efforts to prevent and respond to sexual assault. Meanwhile, a task force continues meeting to develop recommendations for improvements in campus policies and practices, and community input is welcomed.  Video


President John Hennessy speaking at Convocation / Photo: L.A. Cicero

At Stanford, Convocation speakers urge new students to take intellectual, interpersonal risks

President Hennessy welcomed new students and their families to Stanford at Tuesday's Opening Convocation Ceremony.


Stanford continues to monitor Ebola outbreak; risk to campus is seen as negligible


Non-recyclable coffee cup

A gentle reminder – and guidelines – from Stanford Recycling

As part of a collaborative effort by several campus departments, Stanford offers many ways for the campus community to minimize the amount of material sent to the landfill through its programs for reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials.


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Congressional staffers learn about cybersecurity at Stanford boot camp

Two dozen senior congressional staffers are attending Stanford's inaugural cybersecurity boot camp this week. From role-playing exercises to expert discussions, the workshop is designed to improve national efforts in computer security.


Stanford travelers advised to avoid West Africa

Stanford’s health, safety and international affairs offices have been closely monitoring the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa and have issued strong recommendations that travelers to the region return home or refrain from embarking on Stanford-related trips to the area.


New water reduction requirements as drought persists

Stanford is making progress in reducing water consumption, and more restrictions have been initiated as the campus continues to address the effects of the California drought.


Stanford and Palo Alto police departments team up, arrest battery suspect


Stanford ID cards get new look