Policy & Guidance
Emergencies, disasters, and other disruptions
Find out the latest policies and guidance related to public health emergencies, natural disasters, current events, and other disruptions to teaching and learning.
Learn about how the university defines hybrid and distance education, and recommendations for instructors interested in offering a hybrid course.
Comprehensive information about policies related to academic accommodations for students with disabilities is provided by the Office of Accessible Education (OAE).
Recording courses and lectures
Guidance for recording lectures and course meetings.
Information about policies relating to academic integrity, the Honor Code, Fundamental Standard, and the student accountability process is provided by the Office of Community Standards (OCS).
Copyright and fair use for educational purposes
This guidance about getting permission to use copyrighted works for academic purposes is provided by Stanford University Libraries.
Educational records privacy
Policies and guidelines regarding privacy for educational records related to FERPA.
Faculty and Teaching Staff Handbooks
The handbooks provide policies governing faculty and teaching staff.
Academic Teaching Staff Handbook
This site is designed for students and contains comprehensive information on the many campus policies that affect them.
New to Stanford FAQ
An FAQ for faculty, lecturers, and instructors who are new to teaching at Stanford.
The Administrative Guide is Stanford's collection of guidelines that govern workplace interactions, approaches, procedures, and processes.
These policies govern postdoctoral scholars, who are trainees in residence pursuing advanced studies beyond the doctoral level in preparation for an independent career.
Graduate Academic Policies and Procedures
The Graduate Academic Policies and Procedures handbook (the GAP) is a compilation of university policies and other information related to the academic progress of Stanford graduate students.