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Rights and Responsibilities for Undergraduate Visiting Researcher Interns

Undergraduate Visiting Researcher Intern Rights and Responsibilities


•    Receive a photo ID card & may claim log-in credentials and email services.
•    Permits entry to and borrowing privileges from Stanford libraries.
•    May access to Stanford athletic facilities.
•    Eligible for on-campus housing, on a space-available basis.  
•    May receive compensation for their research at Stanford.

Stanford University Rules and Regulations

Undergraduate Visiting Research Interns are subject to the rules and regulations of Stanford University:

  • Sign the SU-18 Stanford Patent and Copyright Agreement.

  • Observe the Honor Code and Fundamental Standard. Violations of these behavioral standards are subject to termination of their Stanford appointment.

  • Complete safety training. The faculty member who invited the intern is responsible to ensure that the intern receives any required training in order to be able to carry out research at Stanford, including appropriate health and safety training, instruction in the protection of human subjects, or any other instruction required by the work that the intern will do here.


  •  Undergraduate Visiting Research Interns are not permitted to enroll in or audit any classes.

  • No fellowships, assistantships, or Stanford loans are available for interns.

  • If the intern is a non-U.S. citizen/legal permanent resident, the intern is not eligible for employment or compensation in the U.S., except for that which is outlined in the State Department Form (DS-7002).

  • Research performed while participating in this program may not be used to satisfy requirements in current or future educational activities of the student, e.g. degree programs or publishing.  All research performed, findings, and work products are the property of Stanford University.