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Academic Resources and Assistance

Academic Support Resources

The Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE)

The VPGE provides a wealth of online resources and a multitude of in-person programs and workshops on a wide range of topics within the Graduate Professional Development Framework.

Lane Library

Lane Library provides research and information facilities to students and staff of Stanford Medicine.

Stanford Libraries Across Campus

The Stanford University Libraries include Green Library (the main campus library), Lathrop Library (technology services & study spaces), specialized branch and department libraries, and auxiliary libraries housing less-used or overflow materials. The collections of all these libraries are indexed in Search Works. You can print posters, check out equipment (camcorders, projectors, laptops, etc.) and get tech help at the Meyer Library Tech Desk.

Hume Center for Writing and Speaking

The Hume Center for Writing and Speaking provided tutoring, workshops, and writing boot camps that help graduate students write papers and articles, fellowship applications, dissertation chapter, research statements, and job material. The Oral Communication Program provides opportunities for students to improve their presentation and communication skills through courses, workshops, and feedback.

The Office of Accessible Education

The Office of Accessible Education (OAE) offers comprehensive resources for students with disabilities, providing a wide array of accommodations, support services, auxiliary aids and programs to remove barriers to full participation in the life of the University.

Core Research Facilities

Students have access to a number of shared research facilities housing specialized scientific instruments and services. These include scientific Service Centers, which are open to all researchers in the University at predetermined fees, and a number of Cores, which house equipment shared among a group of labs.

Office of the Ombudsperson

Students with complaints or disputes that cannot be resolved within the Home Program should consider contacting the Office of the Ombudsperson for impartial and independent advice. Conversations with the Ombuds are confidential.