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Move In & Family Weekend 2016 Volunteer Sign-Ups!

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

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…

Family Weekend 2015 A Great Success!

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Parents, thank you for making the trip to campus for Family Weekend 2015! We loved meeting you all and hope you had a wonderful weekend, experiencing Vanderbilt alongside your students. Stay tuned for details on Family Weekend 2016!

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…

October 2014’s Hot Topic

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

October’s Hot Topic: What to do When Your College Student Gets Sick Parents of college students often feel helpless when their students are sick and away at college. And cold and flu season plus midterms equals stressed out, under-the-weather students. Besides reminding your student to rest enough and perhaps get a flu shot, consider the…

July 2014’s Hot Topic

Monday, July 14th, 2014

July’s Hot Topic: How do I ship items to campus for the fall? Packages sent to campus for Move-in Weekend must be shipped via UPS Ground or FedEx Ground only. Please do not ship any packages—for Move-in Weekend or otherwise—before August 7. When shipping, pack all items securely and add extra protection for fragile items….

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