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Academic Support

Whether you need a bit of assistance in one of your courses or just need to register for a class, this page will point you in the right direction.

Register for classes or find course information:

The Stanford Bulletin is Stanford's catalog of courses and degrees.

The Bulletin's Explore Degrees web site publishes degree requirements, University requirements, and nonacademic regulations, as well as information on Stanford's schools, departments, and interdisciplinary programs.

Find tutoring or advising support:

Center for Teaching and Learning offers peer tutoring programs, time management courses and academic counseling (to teach exam prep skills, lecture note-taking tips and others.)

Student Affairs is a diverse organization of professionals who are dedicated to the social, psychological, ethical and cognitive development and well being.

Research a topic or read related materials:

Branner Earth Sciences Library, located on the second floor of the Mitchell Building, houses an extensive collection of books and maps. The library's collection includes about 125,000 volumes (including 2000 serial titles) and around 260,000 maps. The library is a depository for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the California Division of Mines and Geology.

Review the academic calendars:

The Academic Calendar provide information about semester breaks and add/drop deadlines for each semester.

Find research support:

The Undergraduate Research Program  offering approximately 20 students stipends of up to $5600 to conduct research over the summer.

The Graduate McGee, Levorsen, Chevron, Research Grants and Speer Prize support graduate student research.

For additional information, pleae contact Roni Holeton, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, at (650) 721-3383 or