General Registration Information
Affiliate Registration Information
Payment Policy
Cancellation Policy

General Registration Information (Please note that our registration process has been revised.)

IF you are one of the following, you may go directly to our registration page:

  • Current or former board director of a publicly traded company;
  • Current or former Senior Executive of a publicly traded company; or
  • Board Director or Senior Executive at a large or prominent private company

Register Now

IF you are not in one of the three categories above, you will need to fill out an application form to provide us with additional information so that we can ensure that the program is a good fit for you. You will receive a response within 2-3 business days. 

Directors’ College is a program intended for current or former public company board directors at all levels of experience; current or former senior executives of publicly traded companies; board members or senior executives of large or prominent private companies; and prospective public or large private company directors who are likely to receive an appointment within the next 12 months. Acceptance of registration is at the discretion of the Program Directors, who may decline applications of unqualified candidates.

Apply Now

If you have questions about whether you can register now or if you need to fill out an application, please contact Amanda Packel, Co-Director of Directors’ College, at or at (650) 736-9770.

Historically, this event has filled 1-2 months in advance with little capacity for registration after that time. We advise registering early to ensure your participation.

Submission of applications or registration will be acknowledged promptly by e-mail. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within one hour of online application or registration submission, please contact us by phone at (650) 723-5905 or send an e-mail inquiry to

General Tuition Rates

$5.450 Early Bird Price (ends 11/15/20)
$5,950 Discounted Price (11/16/20- 3/1/21)
$6,450 Full Price (after 3/1/21)

Group Tuition

Send your board to Directors’ College 2021. Group rates are available to companies who wish to send three or more of their directors or executives to the program. For more information or to receive the group registration code, please call the Stanford Rock Center at (650) 736-9770 or e-mail

Continuing Legal Education

The State Bar of California has approved this program for MCLE credit. Certification from other states may be sought; however, approved hours may vary. Contact your local bar for more information.

Affiliate Registration Information

The Rock Center Affiliates Program comprises corporations and law firms that serve as partners in developing Executive Education programs. If you are a member of the Affiliates Program or are the client of an affiliate, you may qualify for a scholarship or a discount. For more information on the Affiliates Program, please contact Amanda Packel at or (650) 736-9770.

For a list of current Rock Center affiliates, click here.

Participants referred by one of our affiliates are entitled to a discount. On the registration form, please select “General with Code” as your participant type, and enter the discount code provided by the referring affiliate when prompted.

Affiliate registrations are subject to approval. DISCOUNTS MAY NOT BE COMBINED.

Payment Policy

Full payment must be received within 30 days of your registration date or by June 1, 2021, whichever comes first. Failure to submit payment will result in the cancellation of your registration.

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Cancellation and substitution requests must be emailed to Please review the cancellation and substitution policy carefully.


Prior to March 31, 2021, registrants will be refunded the cost of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee.
Between April 1, 2021, and June 11, 2021, registrants will be issued credit vouchers to attend the program in a future year, less the $50 processing fee.
On or after June 11, 2021, registrants will forfeit the entire program fee.


Prior to March 31, 2021, registrants may be substituted at no cost.
Between April 1, 2021, and June 11, 2021, substitutions of qualified attendees approved by the program directors can be made for a $50 processing fee.
After June 11, 2021, we will not accept substitutions