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Crisis Intervention and Problem Solving

Problem Solving


If you are uncomfortable contacting the instructor directly, contact Cathy Glaze, Associate Dean for Student Affairs 650 723.6203,


Emergency exam rescheduling is possible. Contact Cathy Glaze, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, 650 723.6203, or Kim Borg, Registrar, 650 725.0145,, before the exam is scheduled to begin. Further exam information is available in the Student Handbook or on the Student Affairs web page.


If you question a particular grade, the first thing to do is contact the instructor who gave you that grade. If, after that, you still feel the grade was unwarranted, you may file a grade grievance.

Honor Code/Fundamental Standard

Cathy Glaze, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, can answer many questions about the Honor Code and the Fundamental Standard. You may also contact the Office of Judicial Affairs at 650 725.2485.


If you have roommate or other housing issues, contact your residence office or the Graduate Life Office 650 736.7078 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)


David Rasch is the University Ombuds. He is a confidential resource for students, faculty, and staff to assist in resolving conflicts. He can be reached at or 650 725.7288.

Personal Issues

Cathy Glaze, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, can provide advice and perspective. Her number is 650 723.6203.

Other options are:

  • Vaden's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The CAPS office is open 8:30-5:00 and the phone is answered 24 hours a day. The number is 650 723.3785.
  • The Bridge peer counseling service, which provides free confidential counseling to the Stanford community 24 hours a day, by phone and on a drop-in basis. Call 650 723.3392 or visit in person at 581 Capistrano Way (near the Faculty Club and the International Center)

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

The YWCA Sexual Assault Center at Stanford is the on-campus resource for sexual assault and domestic violence. Call 650 725.9955 (24 hours a day)

Sexual Harassment

The Law School has three Sexual Harassment Policy Advisers who can assist you if you have a concern. They are:

In addition, the university has many other resources available. For more information, please see the website of the Sexual Harassment Policy Office.

Student Life

The Law School has a Student Life Committee whose mission is to address issues of concern to members of the student body. You can contact the committee at