Help and Support For Students

If you are a STUDENT and…

  • are a non-U.S. citizen seeking information about immigration or travel issues related to the federal travel ban, please contact the Bechtel International Center (travelban@stanford.edu) for assistance. Bechtel staff can facilitate scheduling a free consultation with an immigration attorney through the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic of Stanford Law School to discuss your specific situation.

  • need help with an issue or concern regarding undocumented status, please contact the Bechtel International Center (fordreamers@stanford.edu) for assistance. Bechtel staff can facilitate scheduling a free consultation with an immigration attorney through the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic of Stanford Law School to discuss your specific situation.

  • are seeking mental or emotional health support, contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at (650) 723-3785. Individual CAPS drop-in sessions also are available at the Bechtel International Center on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. In addition, CAPS is partnering with campus community centers to offer a range of additional individual and small-group support sessions through the Asian American Activities Center, El Centro Chicano y Latino, and The Markaz: Resource Center, among others. Please be in touch directly with these community centers about scheduling.

  • need assistance with impacts on your graduate study at Stanford, please contact the Graduate Life Office at (650) 736-7078.

  • need assistance with impacts on your undergraduate study, please contact your Academic Advising Director (AAD) or, if you are a student athlete, the Athletic Academic Resource Center (AARC).


  • your  plans to seek employment, internships or postdoctoral opportunities have been affected by the executive order, contact these individuals at the appropriate university career centers for guidance and assistance:

Financial assistance

The Opportunity Fund makes financial assistance available to students for urgent, short-term needs. Click here for additional information and an application.

Another resource for students is the Dean of Students Office.