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More than 200 pianos are available to be played on the Stanford campus. The Department of Music oversees their care and maintenance. Junior Dewey Kemp practices preludes on a Steinway concert grand in the lounge of the Branner residence. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News

About OSE

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At the Office of Student Engagement, we are dedicated to helping students find community and foster passions while developing leadership and life skills.

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  • We support all recognized student organizations, advise ASSU and the sophomore and junior class council, and offer leadership development and training.
  • We help individual students connect with student organizations and other activities outside the classroom.  
  • We work to cultivate a student community that values inclusivity, equity, respect, collaboration, and balance.
 Old Union. Credit: Andrew Brodhead
General Information

Office of Student Engagement (OSE)

• Location: Old Union, 2nd Floor, Suite 206
• Office Hours: 9 am–5 pm (Mon–Fri).
• OSE Intern Hours: Use our Calendly to find a time to meet!
• Find us on Slack: Join the Stanford VSO Leader workspace and use the #helpdesk channel to ask questions, share ideas/feedback, etc!
• Questions?: Connect with OSE

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OSE Interns

Need Help? Contact an OSE Intern! For most needs it is best to start with OSE Interns, who are experienced student leaders and excel with financial, banking and event-planning advice. Interns are available on a drop-in and scheduled basis several hours a week - including the summer!

OSE Interns Drop-In Hours

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Who We Are

Need to reach one of us directly for a specific type of event?  We are here to guide you and help answer any questions you may have. 

Senior Director

Snehal Naik

Primary Advising: Academic and Pre-Professional Student Organizations

Advising with Partner Offices: Club Sports, Ethnic & Cultural, International, Religious Student Organizations

Assistant Director, Campus Life

Trista Shideler

Social Life Programming

Primary Advising: Speaker's Bureau, Stanford Concert Network

Programs Administrator, Campus Life

Stefanie Ky

Social Life Programming

Project Manager, Campus Life

Leilani Lee-Kearns

Social Life Programming, Student Events Group, website, checklists

Assistant Director, Student Organizations & Leadership Development

LaSabra Williams

Projects: New Student Organization Process, The Stanford Fund (TSF), CardinalEngage

Primary Advising: Political

Advising with Partner Offices: Arts, Publications, Community Service, Social Awareness

Program Coordinator, Student Organizations & Leadership Development

Alex Lee

Projects: Youth Programs, Off-Campus Fundraising, CardinalEngage Event Registration and Annual Organization Renewal, Student Organization Festivals

5 students talk together on the green at Wilbur Field.

Resources for Our Communities

Student Affairs offers our communities support and we are continually seeking ways in which we can provide resources to those who may need it, whether on or off campus.