SBSA Handbook

This handbook provides a guide for incoming and current students.

This handbook contains the same information found in the Resources tab of this website.

Handbook contents:

  • Welcome!
    • Home Program representation in SBSA
  • Other awesome SBSA activities
  • Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge (LKSC)
  • BioAIMS
  • Navigating graduate school
    • Advice for starting graduate students: choosing a lab
    • Advice for starting graduate students: being successful
    • Career
    • Mentoring
  • Stanford opportunities and resources
    • Fellowships
    • Outreach
    • Campus Involvement
    • Professional Development
    • Teaching
    • Writing
    • Sports
  • Useful Stanford websites
    • Offices
    • General
  • Finances
    • National Science Foundation Fellowships
    • Estimated Taxes
    • Banking
  • Housing
    • Sticker shock
    • Apply for on campus or off campus housing
    • Family housing: what if I have a spouse or partner and/ or children?
    • Deadlines
    • Have roommates
    • Living off-campus: how to find housing
    • Living off-campus: transportation options
    • Statement of support letter from your department
    • Credit score
    • Pets
    • New housing
  • Transportation
    • Transportation at Stanford
    • Getting Around Campus
    • Getting Around the Bay
    • Getting to the Airport
  • Shopping needs
    • Shopping Malls
    • Bed Linens and Housewares
    • Grocery Stores
    • Electronics
    • Office Supplies