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From the Desk of the Senior Associate Vice Provost

Shirley J. Everett,
Senior Associate Vice Provost for Residential & Dining Enterprises

Welcome to Stanford University!

We believe in exceptional service that is collaborative, student-focused, technologically efficient, and encourages new innovation. We support respectful, open communications, promote sustainability and stewardship as a way of life and encourage leadership development and staff recognition in a responsible manner that supports the academic mission of the University.

Awards & Recognition

NACUFS Sustainability Award
2012 Silver Award
Outreach and Education
Sustainable Food Program

Food Management Magazine<br />
Best Concepts Awards
Food Management Magazine Best Concepts Awards

NACUFS Loyal E. Horton Dining Award
2012 Gold Rating
Dining Services
Stanford University

Financial Times
Financial Times


  • Applying for Housing: Students in need of housing for the 2015-16 academic year may apply in Axess. We also strongly suggest visiting our Community Housing page to look for opportunities off campus.
  • Celebrate Your Special Occasion with a Tasty Cake from Decadence!
    Order in advance and please note the new pickup location at The Axe & Palm at Old Union, open during regular Spring hours. Order your Custom Cake today

  • SAVE Water. Get involved today!
    See what R&DE is doing in response to the drought we are currently experiencing in California, and how you can get involved.
  • EatWell at Stanford every day!
    Walk to lunch with your friends and colleagues and enjoy healthy, wholesome, farm fresh, made from scratch meals prepared by award-winning chefs.