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Travel Registry

All field-related travel and course-related travel (including day trips), must be registered through the school's Travel Registry. The information collected (basic travel plans, participants information, and emergency contact info) will be used by your department/program staff and the Field Education Office to better provide logistics prior to departure (upon request), as well as any required support in emergencies. Register here

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Reserve a field vehicle

The school maintains a fleet of 5 large-capacity vehicles to support student, faculty and staff undertaking field trips, field courses and field research. Reserve a Vehicle (SUNet ID required)

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Field equipment

The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability maintains camping, safety, and vehicle equipment that Stanford students and faculty may borrow to conduct research or study trips in the field.  Learn more

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Field safety

Leave an itinerary, list of participants, and emergency contact information behind with your department or program. Make sure they know how to get in contact with you in case of emergency.  Learn more

Need field resources?

Tom Koos

Contact Tom Koos, our Associate Director of Facilities and Planning for health, safety and field resources at or (650) 736-1002. Tom handles field equipment, vehicles, and safety for the school. For course and program information, contact Ryan Petterson at