Welcome Vanderbilt parents and families!
The Parents and Family Programs office provides a link for Vanderbilt parents to the University. As parents, you play an integral role in the Vanderbilt family, and we look forward to sharing in your student’s experience at Vanderbilt! We understand this is a unique time of growth and our primary goal is to serve and support you along the way.
Please explore our website to learn more about our programs, as well as discover opportunities you have to engage in your student’s life and lend support to and gain support from fellow parents. We hope that you will take full advantage of the services and resources we provide–we are here for you!
News and Announcements
October 22, 2014 — Family Weekend 2015
Family Weekend 2015 dates are official! We are excited to announce that Family Weekend 2015 will be September 18-20, 2015! Make your plans now to return to campus to experience all Vanderbilt has to offer–we can’t wait to see you!
October 3, 2014 — October 2014′s Hot Topic
October’s Hot Topic: What to do When Your College Student Gets Sick Parents of college students often feel helpless when their students are sick and away at college. And cold and flu season plus midterms equals stressed out, under-the-weather students. Besides reminding your student to rest enough and perhaps get a flu shot, consider the...
September 24, 2014 — Greek Life Webinars Coming this fall for Parents!
For parents/families who have students interested in joining a fraternity or sorority at Vanderbilt, the Office of Greek Life is hosting webinars for parents to learn more about the process for joining a Greek organization at Vanderbilt including eligibility requirements, recruitment/intake processes and suggestions for parents about supporting their children as they consider membership in...
July 14, 2014 — July 2014′s Hot Topic
July’s Hot Topic: How do I ship items to campus for the fall? Packages sent to campus for Move-in Weekend must be shipped via UPS Ground or FedEx Ground only. Please do not ship any packages—for Move-in Weekend or otherwise—before August 7. When shipping, pack all items securely and add extra protection for fragile items....
June 12, 2014 — Family Weekend Game Time Announced!
Kick-off for the Family Weekend football game against UMass will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 13th. Plan to come enjoy the brunch tailgate at 9 a.m. We can’t wait to see you!
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