Exploring the on-campus experience

College has multiple aims: it’s a place to gain expertise and develop abilities, but also to come of age. These are entwined together in a residential college experiencea complex and special setting. Enormous energy and investment are now being placed in experimentation and pioneering in the online learning space. We wanted to complement these efforts with an exploration of learning and living on campus, now and in the future.

I needed the right stimuli to provoke ‘breaking moments’ to get to know myself.
— Stanford Graduate, Class of 2003