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
July 6, 2016 — Move In & Family Weekend 2016 Volunteer Sign-Ups!
We are seeking the help of parents of Vanderbilt students to welcome families during the following times this fall: Transfer Move In Day, Friday, August 19, 2016 First-Year Move In Day, Saturday, August 20, 2016 Family Weekend, Friday-Saturday, September 23-25, 2016 Volunteer shifts are 2-3 hour blocks. If you are available on any of the...
May 4, 2016 — Family Weekend 2016 schedule now available for viewing!
View the schedule of events.
March 10, 2016 — Vanderbilt Student Health Center Advisory about Zika Virus Abroad
With the arrival of spring and warmer weather, the Student Health Center offers an advisory regarding Zika virus infection. Updates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) change rapidly, so it is recommend that all travelers to the Caribbean and Central and South America visit http://www.cdc.gov/zika/ for information regarding Zika virus and current travel alerts....
March 7, 2016 — Update your calendars for Family Weekend 2016, which will now be held Friday, September 23 – Sunday, September 25.
Click here to learn more!
December 17, 2015 — Concerning Hoverboards on Campus
The following email message was sent from Dean Bandas to all students on Wednesday, December 17: Dear Vanderbilt Students, After consultation with VUPD Emergency Preparedness, Office of the General Counsel, and Office of Risk Management, we have made the decision to prohibit the use, possession, or storage of Hoverboards, Swagways, IO Hawks, Skywalkers, and like...
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