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Videos from Family Weekend 2014 Information Sessions

What Parents Need to Know about Substance Abuse at Vanderbilt
This panel-style presentation will discuss the potential impact of substance use on young adult development and provide information about programming, campus policies, and support resources related to substance use. The panel will also address the critical ways parents can contribute to their child’s decision-making around these issues. Panelists include the director of the Psychological and Counseling Center, the senior director of Residential Education, the coordinator for Wellness Programs & Alcohol Education, and an undergraduate student leader. Boxed lunches will be provided.


Greek Life Panel Discussion
Parents of current Greek students and staff from the Office of Greek Life will provide an overview of the fraternity and sorority experience at Vanderbilt and answer questions about the Greek community.


Commencement 101: Planning Ahead
Director Matthew Redd provides an overview of Commencement and answers your questions about the three-day event schedule: what to expect, accommodations, parking, accessibility options and key deadlines. This information session is not limited to senior parents. All undergraduate parents are encouraged to attend as many families begin planning 12-18 months out.

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