GFS Policy Manual


Contacts for Information on GFS Policy and Entry

If, after reviewing the materials in this manual, you have questions or need clarification regarding GFS policy or entry, contacting the staff listed below should prove helpful.

  1. Your Department Administrator, Student Services Officer or fellow staff

  2. Your School’s GFS Contacts—for GFS access approval and/or questions

    Graduate School of Business

    School of Earth Sciences

    Graduate School of Education

    School of Engineering

    School of Humanities & Sciences

    Law School

    School of Medicine

    Independent Labs, Centers, and Institutes

  3. Graduate Financial Support Policy

For specialized questions

English Proficiency for Teaching Assistants (TA-OK) – English for Foreign Students (EFS) Office
Tracey Riesen,, 723-1310

Federal Work Study and Loans
Financial Aid Office,, 723-3058


  • Stanford Graduate Fellowships (SGF)
    Pat Cook, VPGE,, 723-4210
  • Nationally Competitive Fellowships
    Mariko Joplin, FAO,, 725-0868
  • Postdoc Fellowships:
    • School of Medicine:
      Debra Porzio,, 736-0767
    • Other schools:
      see designated school contact or grants administrator

University Registrar's Office

Health Insurance

IT Help Desk, 725-4357 (5-HELP)

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

  • For policies and procedures, see
  • School of Medicine
    Al Murray,, 498-7618
  • Schools of H&S, Engineering, Earth Sciences and Education
    Tammy Wilson,, 736-9915

Tax Information, Controller’s Office

Travel and Reimbursement, Controller's Office

Visa/Immigration – Refer the student to Bechtel International Center web page or to the Bechtel International Center for information and weekly workshops on employment issues.

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