|APPLICATION TIMELINE AND DEADLINES|
Proposed start quarter: Autumn 2018
|September 2017||Applications open for all prospective students.|
|Early Fall||All GRE and TOEFL tests should be taken in early fall to ensure a timely submission. To see if you are eligible for a fee waiver for the GRE exam, please go to to the Graduate Fee Waiver Page.|
|December 5, 2017||
Application deadline for fellowship and merit-based aid consideration (RA/TA/CA) — MS and Engineer programs.
|January 9, 2018||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 16, 2018||Visit Day - for accepted students only.|
|April 15, 2018||Deadline for students admitted with aid to respond to offers of admission via Axess.|
|May 7, 2018||Deadline for students admitted without aid to respond to offers of admission via Axess.|
|May 10, 2018||Deadline to apply for on-campus housing using the Stanford online registration system.|
|September 20, 2018||New Graduate Student Orientation. More information on this event will be distributed to newly admitted students over the summer.|
|September 21, 2018||Mandatory Safety Training.|
September 24, 2018
First day of classes.
|September 28, 2018||New Student Welcome|