My Vanderbilt Experience is a year-long program that provides you a roadmap to your engagement outside the classroom. Managed through Anchor Link, My Vanderbilt Experience offers a menu of events and activities to participate in across campus. Events are broken into eight tracks focused on important topics including: Arts, Cultural Awareness, Culture of Care, Dores After Dark, Health & Wellness, Leadership & Personal Development, School Spirit, and Service & Civic Engagement.

Participation is automatically tracked via card-swipe at eligible events and your progress will is automatically displayed through the My Co-Curricular Programs dashboard of Anchor Link. To complete the program, students need to participate in at least two items in each track (16 total).

Participating in My Vanderbilt Experience will allow you to experience the breadth of unique programs that Vanderbilt has to offer, build new relationships, challenge established ways of thinking, and discover your passions. This program is geared towards students who are looking to have a well-rounded college experience or to establish themselves as leaders on campus. Students who complete this program will be honored at the annual Magnolia Awards and become part of the Vanderbilt Experience Society which offers special privileges such as professional development opportunities, networking events, and leadership opportunities. In addition, they will gain critical skills and experiences that will benefit them when applying for leadership positions, internships, and professional jobs.

Throughout the year, students who complete individual tracks will also be eligible for drawings to receive special experiences and prizes.

Check out the rest of the website to learn more and log on to Anchor Link to begin mapping out what events you want to attend this year.

Attendance Issues & Contact Info

If you attended an event but your attendance is not being displayed in your Co-Curricular Programs Dashboard on Anchor Link, please complete this form.

Please contact anchorlink@vanderbilt.edu with any other questions or issues.

This program is managed by the Office of Student Organizations & Anchor Link.