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Community & Belonging Resources

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Our hope is that every student feels a firm and abiding sense of belonging and contributes to the good of our community. We've created this space to share resources that may be impactful during your time on-campus and beyond. You do not have to experience anything on your personal journey on your own.  

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Stanford Against Hate

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, more attention and awareness has grown around long standing issues of oppression and injustice. 

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Alcohol and Other Drugs

Access opportunities and programming, review policy, learn about recent news, and more. 

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Bechtel International Center

We believe that international educational exchange nurtures a lifelong global perspective and aspire to play a key role in increasing Stanford’s visibility around the world, strengthening Stanford’s position as a global university of consequence.

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The Centers for Equity, Community, and Leadership

Our mission is grounded in values of justice, equity, and belonging at Stanford and beyond.  As educators, advocates, and thought leaders, we empower students to be bold collaborators and innovative leaders preparing them to navigate a complex world with the most vulnerable in mind.

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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

We are a diverse range of cross-disciplinary staff who are personally and ethically committed to providing care that is rooted in cultural humility and social-justice values.

Office for Inclusion, Belonging and Intergroup Communication

Our Mission is to engage students and those who work with students in continuous learning and praxis toward social justice, liberation and a sense of belonging amongst the diverse members of the Stanford University community.

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Office of Accessible Education

The Office of Accessible Education (OAE) is the campus entity designated to work with Stanford students with disabilities, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (including the professional schools). 

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Office for Religious & Spiritual Life (ORSL)

Our Mission is “To guide, nurture and enhance spiritual and religious life within the Stanford University community.”

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Protected Identity Harm Reporting

We envision a process that will create an environment where students who report harm feel heard and supported. 

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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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