This handbook provides detailed information regarding the academic policies and procedures pertinent to all Stanford Graduate School of Education Master’s students. Its purpose is to inform the students of the guidelines and milestones relevant to successful completion of their degree program, and is to be used in conjunction with the University Bulletin which describes Stanford graduate studies’ policies.

In the event any information presented in this handbook changes during the academic year, students will be notified by email.

The Academic Affairs office helps students and faculty interpret and follow the Stanford Graduate School of Education and Stanford University policies and procedures toward degree completion. The Masters Programs Officers Wesley Horng and Caroline Stasulat are the primary advisors of students on university and school academic and administrative policies.

Students are responsible to follow the university and school policies described in this handbook and in the Stanford Bulletin. This includes following deadlines, maintaining adequate grade point average, and units of registration.

We hope this handbook is of good use to you. We wish you a rewarding experience during your program at the Graduate School of Education.

Graduate School of Education Academic Affairs