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Institutional, Financial Aid and Other Consumer Information

Vanderbilt University provides the following information in accordance with the disclosure requirements for institutions participating in federal financial aid programs under Title IV.   The list contains links to the pages containing the actual information or policies or where to obtain the information if it is not available on-line. 


 Financial Aid Information

Contact Information and Student Financial Aid Information http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/

Paper copies of this information may be obtained by writing the Office of Student Financial Aid, 2309 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203-1725 or by calling 615-322-3591 or 800-288-0204. 

Need-Based Assistance for Undergraduate Students http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/undergraduate/index.php 

Federal Student Loan Options for Undergraduate Students http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/loans-payment/federal-loans-undergraduate.php

Expanded Aid Program http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/expanded-aid/index.php 

Cost of Attendance  http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/costs.php  

Net Price Calculator http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/net-price-calculator.php 

Loan Exit Counseling http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/loans-payment/loan-exit-counseling.php 

Financial Aid Office Code of Conduct http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/code-of-conduct.php 

Private Alternative Loan Options http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/loans-payment/private-alternative.php 

For information about your Federal loans and grants, visit National Student Loan Data System  https://nslds.ed.gov/nslds/nslds_SA/

Refund Policies

Withdrawal http://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/withdrawals.php

Refunds for Undergraduate Students http://www.vanderbilt.edu/stuaccts/undergraduate/refund.php

Refunds for Graduate and Professional Students http://www.vanderbilt.edu/stuaccts/graduate/refund.php

Eligibility for Federal Financial Aid after Drug or Other Criminal Convictions

https://studentaidhelp.ed.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/170/kw/drug%20conviction

Complaints Regarding Student Loans

Complaints regarding student loans, including private loans, may be made to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at https://www.consumerfinance.gov/complaint/  

Complaints may be made to the Department of Education regarding Pell Grants or Federal student loans at https://feedback.studentaid.ed.gov/

Accreditation Information

Vanderbilt University Accreditation https://www.vanderbilt.edu/provost/accreditation.php 

Complaint and Grievance Procedures – Internal & External https://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/university-policies-and-regulations/#complaint-and-grievance-procedures

Complaint and Grievance Procedures for Students Enrolled in Vanderbilt University Distance Learning Programs Outside the State of Tennessee  https://www.vanderbilt.edu/provost/stateauthorization.php

Institutional Information 

Institutional information about Vanderbilt University, including accreditation, academic programs, faculty, tuition, and other costs, is available in the catalogs of the colleges and schools on the Vanderbilt University Website at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/catalogs.  

Quick Facts about Vanderbilt http://www.vanderbilt.edu/info/facts/ 

National Center for Education Statistics/College Navigator http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=Vanderbilt&s=TN&id=221999

Vanderbilt University Factbook http://virg.vanderbilt.edu/virgweb/factbook.htm 

Academics at Vanderbilt http://vanderbilt.edu/academics/ 

Academic Program/Disciplines and Majors  http://www.vanderbilt.edu/academics/disciplines/

Office of the University Registrar http://registrar.vanderbilt.edu/ 

Student Profile Information 

Information about graduation rates for students at Vanderbilt University is available on the Vanderbilt University Website at https://virg.vanderbilt.edu/virgweb/factbook.htm under "Student Profile" and then under "Retention Rates." Paper copies of information about graduation rates may be obtained by writing the Office of the University Registrar, PMB 407701, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37240-7701 or by calling 615-322-7701. 

The Vanderbilt Profile and Student Body Diversity http://admissions.vanderbilt.edu/undergraduate-admissions-profile.php 

Vanderbilt University Retention/Graduation Rates https://virg.vanderbilt.edu/virgweb/fb.aspx?show=2&view=11 

Employment Statistics and Career Center Information http://www.vanderbilt.edu/career/

Student Record Privacy and FERPA 

Information about a student’s right to the privacy with respect to educational records and the right to access and review such records under the "Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act" is available in the Student Handbook at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/university-policies-and-regulations#studentrecords. Additional information is available from the Office of the University Registrar on the Vanderbilt University Website at http://registrar.vanderbilt.edu/ferpa/. Paper copies of this information may be obtained by writing the Office of the University Registrar, PMB 407701, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37240-7701 or by calling 615-322-7701. 

Information on Campus Security Policies, Crime & Fire Statistics 

The Vanderbilt University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report on University-wide security, safety,and fire safety,  including related policies, procedures, and crime and fire statistics is available from the Vanderbilt Police Department on the University Website at:https://police.vanderbilt.edu/pdfs/annual-security-report.pdf. A paper copy of the report may be obtained by writing the Vanderbilt University Police, 2800 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37212 or by calling 615-343-9750.

Daily Crime Log  https://police.vanderbilt.edu/crimeinfo/dailylog.php

Emergency Preparedness and Planning/Emergency Notifications  https://emergency.vanderbilt.edu/

Information Regarding Student Accountability Disciplinary Procedures

Generallyhttps://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/student-conduct/#accountability-procedures 

Sexual Misconduct & Intimate Partner Violence:  https://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/sexual-misconduct/

Missing Student Notification Policy  https://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/university-policies-and-regulations/#missing-student-notification-policy

Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions/Acceptable Use Policy 

Vanderbilt and Federal Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/university-policies-and-regulations/#copyright-infringement

Vanderbilt Acceptable Use Policy/Computing Privileges and Responsibilities http://www.vanderbilt.edu/info/computing-aup/ 

Alcohol and Drug Use Policies and Prevention 

Vanderbilt University Alcohol and Controlled Substances Policies  https://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/alcoholic-beverage-and-controlled-substances-policies/ 

University, State, and Federal Sanctions for Alcohol and Controlled Substances Violations    https://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/alcoholic-beverage-and-controlled-substances-policies/#sanctions

Center for Student Wellbeing  https://www.vanderbilt.edu/healthydores/

Student Care Network   https://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentcarenetwork/

Transfer of Credit  

For information regarding transfer of credit, please refer to the catalog of the relevant college or school. https://www.vanderbilt.edu/catalogs/ Information and the forms also may be found on the websites of the college or school. 

Information for Transfer Students http://admissions.vanderbilt.edu/prospective/transfer.php

 Other University Policies 

Vanderbilt Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement and Nondiscrimation Policy:   https://www.vanderbilt.edu/eeo/publications/eeo_statement.php; https://hr.vanderbilt.edu/policies/equal-opportunity.php

https://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/student-conduct/#threat-harassment-intimidation

Anti-Harassment  https://hr.vanderbilt.edu/policies/anti-harassment.php

https://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/student-conduct/#threat-harassment-intimidation

Immunization Requirements  https://www.vumc.org/student-health/immunization-requirements-new-students

Undergraduate and Graduate School Catalogs   https://www.vanderbilt.edu/catalogs/

Student Handbook http://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/

 Other Consumer Information 

Disability Services for Students http://www.vanderbilt.edu/ead/ds_students.html 

Student Access Services   https://www.vanderbilt.edu/student-access/

Textbook Information https://webapp.mis.vanderbilt.edu/more/SearchClasses!input.action

VA Benefits http://registrar.vanderbilt.edu/va-benefits/

Athletics

A copy of the annual "Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act" report on the Vanderbilt University student-athletics program-participation rates and financial-support data may be obtained by writing the Vanderbilt UniversityOffice of Athletics Compliance, 2601 Jess Neely Dr., Nashville, TN 37212 or by calling 615-343-1107. 

Information on Voter Registration http://www.vanderbilt.edu/oacs/active-citizenship/voter-registration 

Information on Gainful Employment/Next Steps at Vanderbilt

Next Steps at Vanderbilt University is a 2-year nonresidential certification program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing individualized Programs of Study in the areas of education, social skills, and vocational training. Gainful Employment information regarding this program may be found at: https://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/departments/nextsteps/