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Stanford faculty and staff are part of a proud tradition of excellence. The work we do truly matters, and that matters to us. We work to stay connected to Stanford’s mission, and to each other. We all want to feel supported, included, and trusted at work.

Build Meaningful Connections

IDEAL for Staff

Cultivate meaningful personal and societal change with colleagues through IDEAL (Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in a Learning Environment) for Staff as we share in our commitment to an inclusive, equitable community.

Learn more about IDEAL
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Join a Staff Group

Build your community with other faculty and staff by sharing knowledge and supporting personal, cultural and social interests. 

Explore groups at Stanford

Cardinal at Work Cares

Participate in the expanded employee give-back program and explore year-round opportunities to make a difference in your community.

Discover ways to engage

Community Events

The Stanford community has a number of annual events each year open to the faculty and staff community.

View the events at a glance

Stanford Celebrates You

Service to Stanford means service to our mission: Helping the world be a better place. Service milestones are recognized institutionally with the Stanford Celebrates You program, as well as within each school and unit based on local practices. 

Learn about recogition for years of service

Show Appreciation

Take some time to show appreciation for your peers or your staff by sending a digital card, changing your Zoom background, or using "Thank you" Slack emojis to say thanks. 

Find tools to show gratitude

Cultural Celebrations and Photo Galleries

Check out our Cardinal at Work highlights featuring some of your colleagues with photo galleries and photo contests, plus Zoom backgrounds you can use.

View photo galleries

Upcoming Events

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It's pretty "sweet" to be connected with Stanford! Check out the best perks and rewards of being affiliated with Stanford.