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Registration Information

For questions about IT Services courses or for help enrolling in IT Services courses, call (650) 723-4391 or email

Online registration (if using STAP funds)

STARS (Stanford Training and Registration System) is a web-based tool for the Stanford community to find and register for the training they need. For more informatio nabout STARS go to

STARS is available via the Axess Portal. A SUNet ID is required to enroll in classes.

Note: If you are a University staff member working at least half time, the Staff Training Assistance Program (STAP) will pay your IT Services course fees up to $800 per fiscal year.

If you are using any other method of payment, you will not be able to self-enroll in STARS at this time. See information on the paper registration form below.

To enroll in IT Services courses online (using STAP funds) in STARS:

  1. Login into the Axess Portal.
  2. Click the "STARS (Training)" tab at the top of the page.
  3. In "Search Catalog", enter the course number (e.g., ITS-1234) or class title
  4. Click "Continue" to see more information about the class.
  5. Click "Enroll" to register.

For help using STARS, click the "Help for Learners" link along the left side of the page, under "Menu".

Paper Registration Forms (if using PTA, Hospital Tuition Assistance, or Personal funds)

If you are paying course fees using any combination of University account number (PTA), Hospital Tuition Assistance, or personal funds, you must use the PDF of the registration form. Please download the form, fill it out within the PDF, obtain appropriate signatures, and fax it to Technology Training at 725-0995.


You should receive enrollment confirmation via email soon after you enroll. If you do not receive confirmation prior to class, call 723-4391 to confirm your registration.

Special Accommodations for the Disabled

If you have special needs, every effort will be made to make our training facilities accessible to you. To request disability accommodations, contact Technology Training at (650) 723-4391 at least ten days before your class.

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