The hike, at between 12 and 15 percent from the last academic year, depending on how many dependents a student has, marks an increase of roughly 80 percent since 2013-2014.
The crisis extends into the ways counseling and psychological services are provided at the University and into the intrinsic nature of graduate education.
Part of an ongoing effort by the University to reform alcohol policy, the Alcohol Solutions Group (ASG) was recently convened and tasked with creating a set of recommendations and a concrete plan to reduce unhealthy drinking habits on Stanford’s campus.
Faculty responses to mental health issues, Stanford’s current lawsuit entanglement and suicide were the center of a Monday night panel discussion on mental health.
Hundreds of emergency contraceptive measures were purchased via a specialized vending machine last year, according to figures released by the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU).
The Sophomore Class Cabinet hosted Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) counselors Julia Anable and Gerald Shorty on Tuesday in an event focused on the types of services CAPS offers to undergraduate students, as well as its relationship with the student body.
Stanford cancelled Friday classes in an Emergency Information announcement made at 9:46 p.m. Thursday night. The decision followed a 7-hour span in which both the smoke and student outcry grew increasingly prominent on campus.
One avenue for learning meditation practices on campus is the LifeWorks Program for Integrative Learning, which combines “scholarship, creative expression and embodied practices such as mindfulness and self-reflection” to “deepen [students’] educational experience,” according to its website.