This article is the second in a mini-series examining how the challenges and concerns of on-campus housing affect student lifestyle and well-being at Stanford.
Students who qualify for medical draw are able to apply for early housing assignment, before the regular draw begins.
Once a week, early enough that the sun has barely risen, a small group gathers outside Green Library for an hour or so and chats. Seated around a table at Coupa Cafe, they discuss typical Stanford things: what classes to avoid, what grad schools to apply for, what articles they’ve been reading.
At Stanford about 15 percent of undergraduates suffer from a disability, and 70 percent of those disabilities are “invisible.” There is a lack of awareness at Stanford about the daily struggles of students with disabilities.
I want to share the resources that I’ve used–both to commend Stanford for its supportive environment and to share with other students that may be floundering how I’ve made my way through school.