Reach Out to Your Peers
Whether you are looking for casual advice or guidance, know there are individuals in our community eager and ready to help you, some of these being your friends and/or peers–many who have experienced similar situations as you. Graduate and undergraduate residential staff are professionally trained staff who can offer advice and resources. Peer support may be a good first step to sharing your struggles and identifying what support you may need.
Struggling to connect with others? Roommate troubles? In need of academic, life, or relationship advice?
Graduate Residential Staff
Graduate Life Deans, Community Associates (CAs)
Professional staff and fellow Stanford graduate students who provide information, advice, assistance, and, if needed, referrals for academic and personal issues. They can assist students in finding services and information on the Stanford campus. Graduate Life Deans can provide crisis intervention by contacting the urgent line.
Undergraduate Residential Staff
Resident Directors (RDs), Resident Fellows (RFs), and Resident Assistants (RAs)
Trained professionals and student staff who can advise you about personal issues and assist with emergencies. They are available whenever you have a problem and can provide valuable insight from their own Stanford experiences.
Peer Mediator Program
The Peer Mediation program is a peer to peer program where trained mediators serve as a neutral and impartial 3rd party to assist students in navigating a conflict or concern with another student.