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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.

Graduate Students

Orientation

The Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) was thrilled to host the New Grad Student Orientation Welcome on Sunday, September 17, 2023 from 3:00 –5:00 p.m. It was the perfect opportunity to meet other students, enjoy plentiful snacks, and lay the foundation for your year ahead.  We also offered a demo about how to connect with the broader Stanford Alumni community using the Alumni Directory and Stanford Alumni Groups. Read further down for those resources. Later in the week, we met students at GOALIE (Graduate Orientation And Lunch Information Event) on Friday, September 22, 2023. We hope you've been enjoying your complimentary Nerd Nation swag bags.

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 12, 2024. This complimentary event is open to graduating grad students who are eligible to participate in June Commencement.

Alumni Career Connections

The Stanford alumni network is one of the most powerful tools for your job search and career exploration. Become part of the alumni community by creating a profile with SAA. You’ll receive an alumni.stanford.edu email address and gain access to the Alumni Directory, Stanford Alumni Groups, and the private Stanford alumni Linkedin Group.

Alumni Directory

Wherever you are, you can connect to your extended family of 230,000 Stanford alumni. Studying abroad, moving to a new city or getting familiar with an industry? Use the Alumni Directory to build your network and connect with alumni all over the world.

Stay Connected

Wherever you go after graduation, the Stanford Alumni Association provides opportunities for you to stay involved and close to your class community. Check out the resources available to you as a recent graduate.

SAA Membership

Celebrate your accomplishments, we’re giving grad school graduates, we’re giving you a lifetime SAA membership. It’s a pretty awesome 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.

Get Social

Stay connected and follow us @StanfordAlumni on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Show your (virtual) Cardinal pride with animated stickers on your Instagram Stories, TikTok, and Snapchat. Go, Card!