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Family Weekend 2015

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Family Weekend 2015 is September 18-20, 2015! The schedule is now LIVE! Please take a look at the wide range of events and programming we’re offering, and make your plans now to return to campus to experience all Vanderbilt has to offer–we can’t wait to see you!


Vanderbilt’s expanded aid initiative passes $200 million mark

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Gifts and pledges to Opportunity Vanderbilt, the university’s expanded and ongoing financial aid initiative, have crossed $200 million, the university announced May 11, 2015. The program was launched in 2008. “We are committed to offering our students a rich, diverse intellectual community, and Opportunity Vanderbilt directly supports that goal,” said Susan Wente, university provost and…


Vanderbilt Recovery Support featured in The Tennessean

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS) provides caring and encouraging support services to assist students who are in recovery from substance use issues, and who are working towards success in their academic, social, personal, and professional lives.  As students prosper due to the supportive recovery environment, they in turn become peer leaders and advocates for new members…


Update from VUPD on Wesley Place shooting

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

On Saturday, February 21, 2015, at approximately 11:40 P.M., Metropolitan Nashville Police and Vanderbilt University Police Departments responded to a shooting incident that occurred in the Wesley Place garage. Responding officers located a deceased victim, not affiliated with the university with injuries from an apparent gunshot wound. The safety and security of the Vanderbilt community…


Fatal shooting of non-affiliated person at Wesley Place garage

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is actively investigating a fatal shooting that occurred late on the evening of Feb. 21 in Wesley Place garage. The victim was not affiliated with the university. VUPD has increased security in the area. Resources are available to students needing assistance.


Greek Life Webinars Coming this fall for Parents!

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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…


Family Weekend Game Time Announced!

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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!


Save the Date for Family Weekend 2014!

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Family Weekend 2014 has been scheduled for September 12-14, 2014. A tentative schedule will be posted in May 2014.


August’s Most Frequently Asked Questions

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Family Weekend is scheduled for September 27-29, 2013. View a schedule of events here. Register online at attend.


Move-In/Family Weekend 2013 Volunteer Signups!

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

We are seeking the help of parents of Vanderbilt students to welcome families on Move-In Day, Saturday, August 17, 2013 and during Family Weekend, Friday-Saturday, September 27-28, 2013. 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 our 2013 parent…



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