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Important Information Regarding COVID-19

In light of the University’s newly released policy regarding COVID-19 -- recommending the community minimize social contact -- we encourage students to utilize virtual options when seeking support or information from the Earth Systems Program. Please contact staff via email or phone and we will be happy to assist! Latest information about the University's response to COVID-19 can be found here:

Prospective Students

Whether you're a prospective undergraduate or graduate student, Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (SE3) is rich with opportunities.

Through our four departments, we offer disciplinary study in:

Interdisciplinary study:

If you are interested in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences programs, we encourage you to explore our departments, interdisciplinary programs, faculty and research areas

Undergraduate Programs

Any undergraduate student admitted to Stanford may declare a major in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences in Geophysics, Geological Sciences, Energy Resources Engineering,  or the interdisciplinary Earth Systems Program.  Please contact the appropriate department or program office for more information.
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Graduate Programs

Students who wish to enroll for graduate work in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences must be qualified for graduate standing in the university and must be accepted by one of the school's four departments or E-IPER. We encourage you to explore our departments and programs, and to contact individual faculty members in your areas of interest.
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For additional information, please contact Robyn Dunbar, Associate Dean for Educational Initiatives, at (650) 723-3920 or