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About Lagunita

Lagunita is Stanford's instance of the open-source software release of the Open edX platform, which was developed by the joint Harvard/MIT non-profit organization, and which Stanford engineers have been collaborating on since April 2013. Lagunita hosts many of the free, online courses that are taught by Stanford faculty and made available to lifelong learners around the world for self-enrichment. Lagunita also hosts a variety of professional education opportunities in conjunction with many of Stanford University's schools and departments.

Stanford Quad with Hoover Tower

All of the personal and professional learning opportunities that are hosted on Lagunita and open to the public are made available through Stanford Online and listed at To see our complete catalog of Stanford Online courses on Lagunita and other platforms, you can visit