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Resources to help you start the academic year

Welcome to the new academic year at Stanford! The Student Services Center is ready to assist you with questions about topics such as enrollment, registration, university billing, refunds, diplomas, enrollment certifications and transcripts. To help you start the academic year, here are some key resources you may want to bookmark.


If you are a degree-seeking student, please strive to be at full time enrollment by the Preliminary Study List deadline on September 20, the first day of classes.

Students on approved special registration statuses should be enrolled in the appropriate minimum for their status. A reminder email will be sent a few days prior to this date.

  • Review the Academic Calendar for information on all academic dates and deadlines.
  • Visit ExploreCourses to review course and class information.
  • Use SimpleEnroll for a streamlined class enrollment option. You can find the Simple Enroll option in Axess. Follow these instructions for more details.
  • Check out this Enrollment Troubleshooting Guide to navigate issues you might encounter and browse common enrollment Q&As.


If you need help, we are here for you. Don’t hesitate to reach out to your Student Services Center team. Browse this webpage for all the ways to connect with us.

For questions regarding your student financial account and paying your balance, or to learn more about Stanford’s new and improved student payment system, visit this quick start guide.

We wish you much success in the new academic year!

Your Student Services Center Team