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Students who participated in the Stanford Pre Orientation Trip arrive at Stern Hall.

Residential Experience

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The essential conviction of Residential Education is that living and learning should be integrated, not separate; that formal teaching, informal learning, and personal support in residences is integral to a Stanford education. 

Residential Education programs extend the classroom into the residences and complement the academic curriculum with activities and experiences essential to students' preparation for a life of leadership, intellectual engagement, citizenship and service. The residential experience provides new ways of learning and a space to call home where you may feel supported. 

Residence Agreement

 Many Stanford students came out to show their support to the champions on their day of celebration. Photo Credit: Andrew Brodhead


Explore the different neighborhoods that are a dynamic part of the residential experience. 

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Theme Housing

Find out more about the different types of theme housing available to students. 

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Find Your Community Coordinator

Community Coordinators (CCs) are professional staff in ResEd who are here to help student staff and Resident Fellows. Connect with your local coordinator today!

Admit Weekend. House hosts (Hohos) and other dorm volunteers give a rousing welcome to admits at Frost Amphitheater. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Get Involved

Contribute to Stanford's communities! Explore Pre-Assigning, Staffing, serving in DormGov, and more! 

The staff of Ujamaa pose with resident fellow Jan Barker-Alexander during move-in day.  Barker-Alexander is 2nd from left in middle.

Resident Fellow Program

Explore the Resident Fellow Program in detail as well as how to apply.