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Auditing Courses

Postdocs are eligible to audit courses, with permission from the instructor. This should be arranged individually between the scholar and the course instructor. Course listings and instructor information can be found in Explore Courses

The guiding principle behind the auditing of courses at Stanford is that permission to attend courses on an auditing basis may be granted only to an eligible individual by an instructor of an authorized course.

In general, courses authorized for audit include lecture classes in which participation is not expected of the students. Classes that require individual instruction and participation, such as laboratory and language courses, studio and performance courses (e.g. drawing, instrumental music) or creative writing courses are generally not authorized for auditing.

Postdoc policy information for insturctors can be found in the Stanford Bulletin.