Rates and Registration

How to Register

If you are one of the following

  • Current or former Board Director of a publicly traded company
  • C-Level Executive of a publicly traded company
  • Board Director or C-Level Executive of a large or prominent private company

Click on the REGISTER button to go directly to the registration form.

Additional applicants

If you are not a current or former board director of a publicly traded company, C-level executive of a publicly traded company, or a board director or C-level executive of a large or prominent private company, please fill out the application form at the button below to provide additional information.

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, apackel@stanford.edu.

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

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 rockprograms@law.stanford.edu.

Tuition Information

Tuition Rates:

$7,950 Early Rate (through November 30, 2023)
$8,450 Discounted Rate (from December 1, 2023 through March 1, 2024)
$8,950 Full Tuition Rate (from March 2, 2024 through June 24, 2024)

Payment Policy

Full payment must be received within 30 days of your registration date or by June 2, 2024, whichever comes first. Failure to submit payment will result in the cancellation of your registration.

Group Tuition

Send your board to Directors’ College 2024. Group rates are available to companies that 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 email the Stanford Rock Center at rockprograms@law.stanford.edu.

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.

Director Education Credits

Directors’ College awards recertification credits to directors working toward maintaining their NACD Directorship Certification®

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Cancellation and substitution requests must be emailed to rockprograms@law.stanford.edu. Please review the cancellation and substitution policy carefully.


  • Registrants who cancel within 60 days of the registration date (through April 25, 2024) will be refunded the full cost of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee.
  • Registrants who cancel more than 60 days after their registration date (after April 25, 2024) will be given a credit memo to be used within 2 years.


  • Prior to June 1, 2024, qualified registrants may be substituted at no cost.
  • After June 1, 2024, we will not accept substitutions. Registrants who need to cancel can receive a credit memo to be used within two years.

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 apackel@stanford.edu.

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

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

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