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Getting Settled

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You've officially moved into your dorm and are beginning to meet fellow residents. Learning about your new home will take some time but here are a few suggestions for how you gradually begin the process of settling into life at Stanford.


Getting Settled

  • Email: Check your email daily for important announcements.
  • Computer Registration: Register your computer and devices on the Stanford network.
  • Room Condition Form: Submit your Room Condition Form within 5 days of moving in.
  • Dining: Check your dining hall hours and review or update your meal plan. All incoming students in undergraduate housing are automatically assigned a meal plan of 15 meals per week.
  • FinancesSet up your financial account in Axess (Stanford ePay, Direct Deposit).
  • Mail and Packages: Review instructions to receive mail and packages at the Undergraduate Mail & Package Center.
  • Tech for Students: Access tech resources for new students.
  • Sustainability: Review the Student Sustainable Living Guide to live Cardinal Green.
  • Bike Registration: Register your bike online (free) and upload a photo.
  • Voter Registration: Register to vote, or if already registered, sign up for reminders.

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