|Application Timeline and Deadlines|
|Proposed start quarter: Autumn 2017|
|September||Applications open for all prospective students.|
|Early Fall||All GRE and TOEFL tests should be taken in early fall to ensure a timely submission.|
|December 6, 2016||
Application deadline for fellowship and merit-based aid consideration (RA/TA/CA) — MS and Engineer programs.
|January 10, 2017||Application deadline for all PhDs.
Application deadline for all Master and Engineer degrees without aid.
All supporting materials must be received.
|Mid March||Target date for all applicants to be notified of admissions decisions.|
|March 17, 2017||Visit Day - for accepted students only.|
|April 15, 2017||Deadline for students admitted with aid to respond to offers of admission via Axess.|
|May||Deadline to apply for on-campus housing using the Stanford online registration system.|
Deadline for students admitted without aid to respond to offers of admission via Axess.
|September 21, 2017||New Graduate Student Orientation. More information on this event will be distributed to newly admitted students over the summer.|
|September 22, 2017||Mandatory Safety Training.|
|September 25, 2017||First day of classes.|