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AARC advisor and students. Photo by Rod Searcey.

Athletic Academic Resource Center (AARC)

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Undergraduate Advising Directors for Student-Athletes are housed in the Athletic Academic Resource Center (AARC) and are the primary undergraduate advising contact for varsity student-athletes. Your UADs for Student-Athletes are full-time, professional staff within the Office of Academic Advising who partner closely with colleagues across campus to provide a comprehensive network of support that promotes a student’s academic success and furthers his or her intellectual goals.

Meet with a UAD for Student-Athletes

Students work in the Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning. Credit: Linda Cicero

AARC and Other Campus Tutorial Resources

Explore free tutoring resources for Stanford student-athletes at the AARC and elsewhere on campus.

Student meeting with AARC advisor

Partners for Academic Excellence (PAE)

Read about Partners for Academic Excellence (PAE), an orientation course intended for first year student-athletes. 

Virginia Miller throwing a javelin. Credit: Andrew Brodhead

NCAA Eligibility Requirements

Learn more about NCAA academic requirements and satisfactory progress towards degrees.

Contact Us

AARC Hours

Starting September 7, 2021 the AARC will open with the following hours:

  • Sunday - Friday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Public access: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Student-Athlete access via ID cards: 7:00-8:00am & 5:00-10:00pm

The AARC is located on the second floor of Arrillaga Hall at 338 Arguello Way.

Resources for Faculty and Staff

Are you a faculty or staff member looking to support student-athletes?  Check out our Faculty and Staff section for information on best practices, the Faculty Athletic Fellows program, and more.