Problem Solving

Classes

If you are uncomfortable contacting the instructor directly, contact Catherine Glaze, Associate Dean for Student Affairs at 650 723.6203, cglaze@stanford.edu.

Exams

Emergency exam rescheduling is possible. Contact Catherine Glaze, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, 650 723.6203, cglaze@stanford.edu or Alberto Martin, Registrar, 650 725.0147, almartin@stanford.edu, before the exam is scheduled to begin. Further exam information is available in the Student Handbook or on the Student Affairs web page.

Grades

If you question a particular grade, the first thing to do is contact the instructor who gave you that grade. If, after that, you still feel the grade was unwarranted, you may file a grade grievance pursuant to Stanford’s Student Academic Grievance Procedure. That procedure can be found in the SLS Student Handbook and at http://exploredegrees.stanford.edu/nonacademicregulations/#text

Honor Code/Fundamental Standard

Catherine Glaze, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, can answer many questions about the Honor Code and the Fundamental Standard. You may also contact the Office of Community Standards at 650 725.2485.

Housing

If you have roommate or other housing issues, contact your residence office or the Graduate Life Office 650 736.7078 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Ombuds

David Rasch is the University Ombuds. He is a confidential resource for students, faculty, and staff to assist in resolving conflicts. He can be reached atombuds@stanford.edu or 650 725.7288.

Personal Issues

Catherine Glaze, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, can provide advice and perspective. Her number is 650 723.6203.
Other options are:

  • Vaden Health Center’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The CAPS office is open 8:30-5:00 and the phone is answered 24 hours a day. The number is 650 723.3785.
  • The Bridge Peer Counseling Center, which provides free confidential counseling to the Stanford community 24 hours a day, by phone and on a drop-in basis. Call 650 723.3392 or visit in person at 581 Capistrano Way (near the Faculty Club and the International Center)
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

The Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse Office (SARA) offers appointment hours, as well as a dedicated 24-hour telephone line.  YWCA Stanford Rape Crisis Hotline is available 24 hours a day at 650-725-9955.

Sexual Harassment

The Law School has three Sexual Harassment Policy Advisers who can assist you if you have a concern. They are:

  • Catherine Glaze, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
    650 723.6203, cglaze@stanford.edu
  • Juliet Brodie, Professor of Law and Director of the Mills Legal Clinic

650 723.0319, rhode@stanford.edu

  • Jennifer Trimble, Human Resources Officer
    650 723.3574, jtrimble@stanford.edu

In addition, the university has many other resources available, including the Office of Religious Life and the Ombuds. For more information, please see the website of the Sexual Harassment Policy Office at https://harass.stanford.edu/about-shpo