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
September 9, 2014 — Family Weekend Registration is now closed.
Family Weekend Registration is now CLOSED. Note: You may register on-site during the weekend with a $10 late fee added to the $35 registration cost.
August 26, 2014 — Family Weekend 101: Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for Family Weekend? Registration for Family Weekend began on July 28th through our online system and is now closed, as of September 8th. Onsite registration will be available during Family Weekend (please note a $10 late fee will be assessed). When should we arrive in Nashville? What does the schedule look...
August 26, 2014 —
How do I adjust the number of guests attending Family Weekend with me? I’d love a great dinner recommendation for Saturday night! Where can I find information on campus tours? A list of Family Weekend FAQs is available for you! If you still need help, feel free to call us at 877.887.2736, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 18, 2014 — Move In & Family Weekend 2014 Volunteer Sign Ups!
We are seeking the help of parents of Vanderbilt students to welcome families on Move-In Day, Saturday, August 16, 2014 and during Family Weekend, Friday-Saturday, September 12-14, 2014. Volunteer shifts are 2-3 hour blocks. If you are available on any of the dates listed above and are interested in participating, please complete the 2014 parent volunteer applications online by Friday,...
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