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Timeline & Deadlines

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. 
PhD applicants are encouraged to apply by this date.
All supporting materials must be received.

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.
June 1,
2017

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.