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Taking Care of Ourselves & Each Other

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About Student Affairs

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Student Affairs offers a kaleidoscope of services, support and opportunity to the various Stanford communities, guided by the priorities laid out in Our Most Important Work. Touching many aspects of life on campus, the different areas that we are connected through as well as direct links to relevant resources are here. 

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Associate Vice Provost for Administration

The Associate Vice Provost for Administration manages the Vice Provost’s executive administrative team, facilitates the distribution of resources for the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and the other associate vice provost units within Student Affairs, and supports all division-wide initiatives, programs and events. 

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Centers for Equity, Community, and Leadership

One Goal. Distinct Approach. The Centers for Equity, Community, and Leadership is a unit in Student Affairs comprised of the seven community and cultural centers on campus.

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Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office provides strategic leadership and management in the care and experience of students through individual support and case management services, in oversight of graduate and undergraduate programming, in policy and programmatic decision-making related to student community life, and in supporting the health, well-being and inclusivity of the student population. 

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Inclusion, Community & Integrative Learning

Inclusion, Community and Integrative Learning includes a broad portfolio of responsibilities that support an institutional focus on equity, inclusion, belonging, student learning outside of the classroom, and preparation for meaningful careers and leadership in a complex world.

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Learning Technologies & Spaces

Learning Technologies & Spaces supports the shared infrastructure of learning technologies and spaces to help facilitate exceptional teaching and learning. They design, implement, provision, operate, and support an ecosystem of platforms, tools, and services as well as technology-rich classrooms and learning spaces.

Student & Academic Services

Student and Academic Services supports every student, faculty member, and academic and student affairs staff member on campus.

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Vaden Health Services

Vaden Health Services is the first stop for diagnosis and treatment of illness, injury and ongoing conditions, as well as for preventive counseling and education. 

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Student Affairs is here for you.

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