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Updates

Updates to the GAP within the last few years are listed below. For questions about the derivation of any GAP documents or changes made more than a year ago, review the archive page or contact the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE) at vpge@stanford.edu.

In October 2018, the following GAP documents were updated:

In September 2018, the following GAP documents were updated:

  • GAP 5.8 Exchange Programs (Policy and Implementation: to align language and update link to new IvyPlus Exchange Scholar Program Application and to note renewal of IvyPlus Exchange Scholar Program approval by participating universities )

In August 2018, the following GAP documents were updated:

In July 2018, the following GAP documents were updated:

In June 2018, the following GAP documents were updated:

  • GAP 5.7 Conferral of Degrees (to align with clarifications to Bulletin language about graduation expectations)

In April 2018, the following GAP documents were updated:

  • GAP 2.1 Admitting Graduate Students to Matriculated Study (Policy & Implementation; to remove University requirement for GRE general scores, as approved by Faculty Senate on April 12, 2018 (SenD#7841))
  • GAP 3.3 Academic Advising (to add requirement that departments establish advising expectations and to reaffirm the role of Academic Council faculty as principal dissertation advisors, as approved by Faculty Senate on April 12, 2018 (SenD#7842 and SenD#7843 ))
  • GAP 3.3 Academic Advising (to clarify language to be more consistent and reorder sections to be more rational, as per Committee on Graduate Policy discussions)
  • GAP 4.8 Doctoral Degrees, Dissertations & Dissertation Reading Committees (to align with changes to GAP 3.3 affirming role of AC faculty to serve as principal dissertation advisors, as approved by Faculty Senate on April 12, 2018)

In March 2018, the following GAP documents were updated:

In January 2018, the following GAP documents were updated:

In August 2017, the following GAP documents were updated:

In September, 2016, the following GAP documents were updated:

In February, 2016, the following GAP documents were updated:

In January, 2016, the following GAP documents were updated:

In October, 2015, the following GAP documents were updated: