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Graduate Student Policies/Visiting Student Researcher

ESS Graduate Student Handbook

May be found by logging into Stanford Box.  Policy is specific to the Department and is intended to be used in conjunction with the Stanford University Bulletin. 

Stanford University Bulletin/Explore Degrees

The Stanford Bulletin is the official statement of degree programs and courses of instruction for Stanford University. For degree requirements and University regulations and requirements, see Bulletin's Explore Degrees.

Visiting Student Researcher (VSR)

Please contact the ESS Student Services Manager when deciding to invite a VSR.  The Student Services Manager will submit the needed documentation on behalf of the department.

Step One:

Step Two:

Step Three:

  • Department sends all documentation to the registrar's office for approval. The registrar will email the approval/denial to Student Services Manager.