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Hello Bootcampers!

We’re thrilled to have you participate in July Bootcamp. This page is contains all the steps and resources you need to prepare for Bootcamp. If we missed something, don’t hesitate to email us at exec_ed@dschool.stanford.edu.

Perry, Jeremy, Kathryn & Sarah
—d.bootcamp Teaching Team

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Q: Where is the program hosted?

A: Most of the program is hosted at the d.school which is located at 416 Panama Mall in building 550 (next to the Quad).

Q: Is there parking near the d.school?

A: In general, parking on campus is difficult and time consuming! Apologies in advance. Our area of the quad, in particular, is affected where driving and parking are concerned. We highly suggest walking or using public transportation, carpools, cab, Uber / Lyft.

If you must drive, the closest paid parking can be found at 459 Lagunita Drive. Please see the map on the right of this page for more parking options.

Q: Can I squeeze in a conference call during the program? 

A: You will experience full, busy days while you are here with us! We have found that it's best not to schedule conference calls or plan to conduct business during the program.

Q: What’s the weather generally like?

A: Be sure to check the weather before departing and plan your wardrobe accordingly. Much of our program is indoors, but we will be spending time in the field as well, which means a lot of walking and temperature changes. Please wear comfortable shoes and layered clothing.

Q: What does the post-program include?

A: During the post-program you’ll receive your coach’s support on your own design project. The purpose of this is to help you immediately use what you learned, and begin an on-going transformation of how you work.

Q: How can I connect with other Bootcampers?

A: After the program concludes we'll invite you to join our alum group on LinkedIn where you can connect with your fellow alums, along with our coaches and teaching team, get support, have discussions and much more. You can also join our d.school Executive Bootcamp group on Facebook.



Set aside 1 day the month leading up to Bootcamp (Pre-work and Innovation @ Work login will be emailed about a month prior to the program)

Program at Stanford:
Tuesday, March 28 2pm - 7:30pm PST
Wednesday, March 29 8:30am - 9:00pm PST
Thursday, March 30 8:30am - 7:45pm PST
Friday, March 31 8:30am - 7:30pm PST

Monday, April 3 8am-12pm
Tuesday, April 4 8am-12pm (team call 9am-10am PST)
Wednesday, April 5 8am-12pm (team call 9am-10am PST)


Payment for the program is due upon receipt of the invoice, which was attached to your acceptance email. We cannot guarantee your space in the program until we receive your tuition payment. Your tuition covers program materials and breakfast/lunch/light dinner and hearty snacks.


Our program is NON RESIDENTIAL, which means that we allow our participants to choose where they would like to stay. We recommend booking at the Sheraton, where there will be a block of rooms reserved for d.bootcampers (subject to availability). The Sheraton is about a 30 min walk to the d.school. Check back soon for a link to book.


This should include:

1. Pre-work
2. Casual clothing and sneakers
3. A rested body and mind

This should NOT include:

1. Anything heavy or burdensome (laptops, chargers, etc). We will provide everything you need.
2. Excess, large bags or luggage