Hurry – the deadline to apply for housing is near!

Thank you for expressing interest in Stanford Summer Session! If you would like to still attend our program, we strongly encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible, as the deadline to apply for guaranteed on-campus housing is May 3. In addition, course enrollment began on April 12. You will need to have submitted your application for review and received a Stanford ID number in order to register for courses and apply for housing.


10 Reasons to Attend Stanford Summer Session

  1. Learn at one of the world’s leading institutions and immerse yourself in the Stanford tradition.
  2. Earn college credit from over 175 courses and receive an official Stanford University transcript.
  3. Participate in a Summer Intensive program and earn an additional Certificate of Completion.
  4. Experience the rich culture of the San Francisco Bay Area and the innovation of Silicon Valley.
  5. Complement your studies with weekend trips and residence hall events.
  6. Interact with dedicated faculty in smaller class sizes.
  7. Access Stanford’s world-class libraries and athletic facilities, including the Stanford golf course.
  8. Attend speaking engagements from Nobel Laureates, technology gurus, and renowned activists.
  9. Develop a network of friends from all around the world.
  10. Enjoy the unbeatable California weather!

Language Course Offerings

Did you know that people who speak more than one language have more travel, personal, and professional opportunities? Choose from the seven languages offered this summer, including Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Modern Chinese, and Spanish. More details about our summer language offerings can be found in the Courses section of our website.