The Learning Lab team guides students to develop rewarding, sustainable academic and professional habits by utilizing research-based practices that address all areas of learning. Their specialties include partnering with students with learning differences/disabilities, facilitating transition for frosh and transfer students, and mentoring faculty to integrate universal design principles into their teaching.
CAPS is the university’s counseling center dedicated to student mental health and well-being. CAPS Specialists work with undergraduate and graduate students to provide individual and group therapy, crisis counseling, and medication assessment. Confidentiality is strictly maintained.
Academic Advising provides comprehensive academic guidance across all four years of an undergraduate's time at Stanford. At every juncture, Academic Advisors can help with course selection, choice of major, pre-professional pathways, and research opportunities.
Campus Community Centers, also known as The Centers for Equity, Community, and Leadership (ECL), provide a gateway to intellectual, cultural and leadership opportunities for all Stanford students. Each center has its own mission. Yet students seeking academic enrichment, connection to a broader community, and/or individual services and support will find excellent resources in the Community Centers.
The Ombuds is an impartial, neutral, and confidential dispute resolver who strives to see that students, faculty, and staff are treated fairly and equitably in their academic and professional lives at Stanford. They can coach and advise, offer options, educate about relevant policies, refer to useful resources within the community, make inquiries, and facilitate difficult conversations.