Pre-Assignment @ Crothers


So you're interested in global citizenship, international relations, or saving the world? You can pre-assign to Crothers!

Requirements to Qualify for Pre-Assignment

Tier Requirement: Pre-assignment to Crothers REQUIRES the use of a TIER THREE housing choice.


If pre-assigned to Crothers you must:

  • Be an active leader in at least one Global Citizenship theme program during the academic year: Each student must organize and lead one Global Citizenship program during the academic year which will be planned with guidance from, and in consultation with, the academic theme associates.  Programming can include showing a documentary, leading a discussion, and presenting research.

  • Seniors writing honors theses must present their work to the dorm.

  • Active participation in at least 5 dorm-based theme activities per quarter during the academic year. 25 to 30 events are offered each quarter including speakers, dinners, workshops, plays, off-campus trips, documentaries, student programming and Theme Teas.  See last year’s theme report here: Theme_Report

  • Students must attend the Crothers Global Citizenship Theme Welcome Reception in fall quarter.  It is an amazing opportunity to meet and connect with our Crothers Fellows -- select professors who are committed to helping the theme prosper and to engage with students.  The list of Crothers Fellows can be found on the Crothers Fellows page

  • Students going abroad winter and spring quarters are encouraged to apply!

  • Students going abroad fall quarter cannot apply, but they are encouraged to list Crothers "high" on their Housing preference for their return to Stanford.

More questions? Review our FAQ sheet! 

Download a copy of the Pre-assignment Application. The application will open on March 29, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., and will close on April 7, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. To apply, complete and submit the application online.

Visit ResEd's Pre-Assignment Website to learn more.