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Prior to the start of NSO, event times, locations, and Zoom links will be listed in the 2021 Approaching Stanford Canvas course (SUNet ID log-in required).

Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. • Residence Dining Halls
Check your dining hall for exact meal times. If your local dining hall is not yet open, please eat at Wilbur Dining.

Discover Stanford & Class Photo

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Frost Amphitheater, NSO nametag required
Provost Persis Drell and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Sarah Church will address the purpose of a liberal education and offer guidance and perspective as you begin your Stanford journey. Following their remarks, the Office for Inclusion, Belonging and Intergroup Communication (IBIC) will present Toward Racial Equity at Stanford University, with a performance by artist, Ramiro Maxeechoga Hampson-Medina ’22. At the conclusion of this event, class photos will be taken. NSO nametags are required. Please wear a face covering.

Lunch

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. • Residence Dining Halls
Check your dining hall for exact meal times. If your local dining hall is not yet open, please eat at Wilbur Dining.

Designing Your First Quarter (Frosh)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Your Undergraduate Advising Director in Academic Advising is a key advising resource for your first year. At this virtual presentation, meet your advisor and learn about preparing for your first quarter, choosing classes, working with your various advisors, and more.

Transfer Drop-In Advising

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Transfer Advising Coordinator Alice Petty will be available for drop-in advising.

Axess Opens for New Student Enrollment

2:00 p.m. axess.stanford.edu
The New Student Advisement Enrollment Hold will be released. You have until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 20, to register your Preliminary Study List in Axess.

Faces of Community – Part I

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Frost Amphitheater, NSO nametag required
Take in the stories, reflections, and artistry of a diverse group of Stanford students—introducing you to the faces of our community. This year’s program centers on themes of resilience, rejuvenation, regrowth, and includes some sensitive topics. Professional staff will be available during and after the program, should you need support or have questions. NSO nametags are required. Please wear a face covering.

Dinner

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. • Residence Dining Halls
Check your dining hall for exact meal times. If your local dining hall is not yet open, please eat at Wilbur Dining.

Faces of Community – Part II

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • Residences | Transfers meet in Kimball Lounge
After the program and dinner, you will have an opportunity to process and share your reflections on the Faces stories and performances, in a discussion facilitated by professional and residential staff.