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IntroSems Program Office

Sweet Hall, Second Floor
Introductory Seminars, sponsored by Stanford Introductory Studies (SIS)
590 Escondido Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-3068
Mail Code: 3068
Main Phone: (650) 724-2405

Seeking Reimbursement for an IntroSems Mentoring or Reunion Meal?

Contact the SIS Business Team (Shannon Winters, Sara Trujillo, and Frank Marsh) at to submit your itemized receipt and list of attendees for an IntroSem class meal, a pre-authorized program expense ($25 per individual, including tax and tip). Learn more first.

Ready to submit a new IntroSem?

Visit Submit a New Introductory Seminar to learn the procedure.

IntroSems Program Administration

Lisa Surwillo
Associate Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures
Faculty Director, Introductory Seminars & Sophomore College
(650) 723-1069

Parna Sengupta
Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Director of Stanford Introductory Studies (SIS)
(650) 723-9378

Lara Tohme
Associate Director, Introductory Seminars
Contact for supplemental funding requests for class activities. Review our page about Course Enhancement Funding first.
Contact for new course consultation or redesigning a previously offered seminar. 
(650) 498-7315 

Lindsay Garratt
Assistant Director, Introductory Seminars
Contact for curriculum development, catalog, sign-ups, enrollment, and course administration. Department course administrators can learn more here first.
(650) 721-1231

Hollie Fortkamp
Academic Technology Specialist, Stanford Introductory Studies
Contact for developing instructional technology tools in the classroom and Course Development Assistants Plus (CDA+). Learn more about Academic Technology Resources first.
(650) 498-2675

Ro Ravi
Administrative Coordinator, Stanford Introductory Studies
Contact for Course Development Assistants (CDAs). IntroSem instructors can learn more about the CDA position and request one here.
(248) 703-3688 (mobile)

Adriana Ramirez-Kubo
Assistant Director, Sophomore College and Student Staff Development
Contact for SIS student staff or CDA questions.
(650) 723-0360

SIS Business Team (Shannon Winters, Sara Trujillo, and Frank Marsh)
Contact for pre-approved mentoring and reunion meal reimbursements, and related course reimbursements.