Resources for Specific Student Populations
The Office of Academic Advising provides academic advising, programming, and support for all students as they shape their Stanford education. We understand that certain student groups may face unique requirements and challenges. You may find additional information and resources for some of these specific student populations below.
First-Gen and/or Low-Income (FLI) Students
Explore our guide to advising and academic support available to you at Stanford, as well as important community, wellness, career, and financial resources.
Learn about academic enrollment, Leaves of Absence, CPT/OPT, and support resources available on campus. For the latest news and updates for international students, please consult the Bechtel International Center.
Discover more about the return process, find advising and resources available to returning students, and read our guide on returning after time away.
Read about advising for transfer students, find links to important academic policies, and learn about programs like Transfer 101.
The FLI Office aims to provide holistic support for First Generation and/or Low Income (FLI) students at Stanford. This includes providing them with critical resources, networks, and services that set them up for success.
The Bechtel International Center helps international students and scholars to receive maximum academic, cultural, and personal benefit from their time at Stanford. Bechtel also provides international students with information about and assistance with obtaining and maintaining legal status in the U.S.
The Centers for Equity, Community, and Leadership are made up of seven community and cultural centers on campus. Their mission is grounded in values of justice, equity, and belonging at Stanford and beyond.