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Grad Students

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Unique grad-only resources, experiences and opportunities have been designed with you in mind—to guide you from your first time on campus to receiving your master’s degree and beyond.


Get adjusted to grad student life when you stop by the New Grad Student Welcome (hosted by SAA) on Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm. It’s the perfect opportunity to meet other students, enjoy plentiful snacks and lay the foundation for your year ahead. You'll receive an email from the Graduate Life Office with more details the summer before the academic year begins. You can also look for SAA’s table at GOALIE (Graduate Orientation And Lunch Information Event) on Friday, September 23, 2022, beginning at 11:30 am. We’ll be distributing complimentary Nerd Nation swag while supplies last.

Community building

On-campus community building

Keeping your grad family close is important, and SAA is here to help. In partnership with the Graduate Life Office, SAA supports graduate community-building efforts across campus.

Grad Commencement Celebration

Join your classmates for an evening under the stars as you sample delectable food and beverages on Wednesday, June 14, 2023. This complimentary event is open to graduating grad students who are eligible to participate in June Commencement.

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Stay connected

The Stanford Alumni Association provides opportunities for you to stay involved and close to your class community—especially after graduation. Check out everything that’s available to you in your new life as a young alum.

Explore life as a young alum
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Get social

Stay connected and follow us! We’re @StanfordAlumni on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Show your (virtual) Cardinal pride with animated stickers on your social media. Go Card!

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SAA Membership

To celebrate your accomplishments, we’re giving grad school graduates a lifetime SAA membership. It’s a helpful graduation gift full of discounts, special access and other great benefits. Your membership will be activated after your degree is conferred. Look for more details this spring quarter.

Learn more about your SAA Membership gift

STANFORD magazine

Whether you have an hour or five minutes, we've got online content to help you learn and grow. Read STANFORD mag

Alumni Career Connections

Harness the Stanford Network for your career. From the alumni directory and a private LinkedIn group to networking and industry advice, we keep you connected. Check out our career resources