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Wellness Resources

There are many health and wellness resources available to you at Stanford, and we encourage you to take full advantage of them. This page contains resources that are specific to Stanford University and the Biosciences, and are intended to support you throughout your graduate education.

You can also always connect with our Office of Graduate Education team with any questions or concerns by reaching out to

Need Urgent Help?

If you need help immediately for yourself or someone else, please contact one of the following 24/7 resources:

650-723-3785 Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
650-723-8222 Graduate Life Office (GLO) Pager. Dial the number, then enter ID # 25085
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
911 For medical or mental health emergencies; call 9-911 if calling from a campus phone

Direct Support & Consultation

Need consultation and support? Below are resources available to you, whether you just need someone to talk to or would like to file a report.

Learning & Academic Support

Need academic support? Below are resources available to help you thrive academically at Stanford.

Grant Writing Academy – The Grant Writing Academy provides resources such as workshops, grant coaches, and a proposal library. There is a $250 incentive for proposal submissions.

Hume Writing Center – The Hume Writing Center provides tutoring for writing and speaking, as well as Dissertation Bootcamp and other resources.

Center for Teaching and Learning – The Center for Teaching and Learning provides resources such as student learning programs, academic coaching, and peer learning consultants.

Schwab Learning Center at Children’s Health Council (SLC @ CHC) – SLC @ CHC provides 1:1 academic coaching for school and work, psychoeducational evaluations for learning disabilities and ADHD, post-evaluation counseling sessions, and referrals for psychiatry and psychological services. The services provided by SLC @ CHC are free for all Stanford Students. Learn more about eligibility for evaluations and other ADHD resources here. Connect with SLC @ CHC by calling CAPS 650-723-3785 and requesting a consultation visit to discuss a referral to Schwab, then register for SLC @ CHC.

Connection & Community

Looking for a sense of community? Below are resources available to help support you socially at Stanford.

BioPeers – BioPeers provides informal peer mentorship through non-judgmental guidance and support.

BioSci Events – Throughout the year, Stanford Biosciences puts on weekly events, including Bagel Wednesdays and various workshops.

LKSC 4th Floor Student Lounge – The LKSC 4th Floor Student Lounge contains a fitness center where you can attend classes and get personal training and a quiet room.

Student Organizations – Stanford has a plethora of student organizations for graduate students, including:

Work & Life

Need financial help or living accommodations? Below are resources available to help support your success in work and life as a whole at Stanford.

Have another resource to suggest? Contact