During these difficult circumstances, the health, safety and emotional well-being of the Vanderbilt community is at the center of our concerns. Please know that we are here for you, and, if any of Vanderbilt’s resources can be of assistance, we encourage you to draw upon them.
As we look toward an approach that allows us to resume on-campus classes this fall, alternative instruction will be offered to those who are unable to return to campus.
Supporting our students is our utmost priority, and the university is committed to providing options and alternatives that allow all of our students access to a world-renowned education, regardless of the instruction mode. All undergraduate students whether new, existing or transfer, are expected to return to campus in the fall. For those unable to attend in-person (for example, due to autoimmune disease, visa or travel restrictions), arrangements will be made for alternative instruction.
Undergraduates who cannot be on campus due to personal circumstances must notify Vanderbilt University if they need or prefer solely remote classes.
If your situation changes, you may return to in-person classes in the spring. Access to on-campus or VU-controlled housing mid-year cannot be guaranteed, but a waitlist will be established.