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Concerning Hoverboards on Campus

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

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…

Save the Date for Family Weekend 2016: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Mark your calendars and save the date for Family Weekend 2016 which has been scheduled for September 30-October 2, 2016. Activities begin on Friday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. and conclude on Sunday, Oct. 2 at noon. Book your hotels early! A schedule of events will be available online in May 2016 and registration will…

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!

Dean Beasley discusses the Ingram Commons experience at Vanderbilt.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Watch the video here.

Vanderbilt’s expanded aid initiative passes $200 million mark

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Gifts and pledges to Opportunity Vanderbilt, the university’s expanded and ongoing financial aid initiative, have crossed $200 million, the university announced May 11, 2015. The program was launched in 2008. “We are committed to offering our students a rich, diverse intellectual community, and Opportunity Vanderbilt directly supports that goal,” said Susan Wente, university provost and…

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…

Update from VUPD on Wesley Place shooting

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

On Saturday, February 21, 2015, at approximately 11:40 P.M., Metropolitan Nashville Police and Vanderbilt University Police Departments responded to a shooting incident that occurred in the Wesley Place garage. Responding officers located a deceased victim, not affiliated with the university with injuries from an apparent gunshot wound. The safety and security of the Vanderbilt community…

Fatal shooting of non-affiliated person at Wesley Place garage

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is actively investigating a fatal shooting that occurred late on the evening of Feb. 21 in Wesley Place garage. The victim was not affiliated with the university. VUPD has increased security in the area. Resources are available to students needing assistance.

Greek Life Webinars Coming this fall for Parents!

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

For parents/families who have students interested in joining a fraternity or sorority at Vanderbilt, the Office of Greek Life is hosting webinars for parents to learn more about the process for joining a Greek organization at Vanderbilt including eligibility requirements, recruitment/intake processes and suggestions for parents about supporting their children as they consider membership in…

Move In & Family Weekend 2015 Volunteer Sign-Ups!

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

We are seeking the help of parents of Vanderbilt students to welcome families on Move In Day, Saturday, August 22, 2015 and during Family Weekend, Friday-Saturday, September 18-20, 2015. Volunteer shifts are 2-3 hour blocks. If you are available on any of the dates listed above and are interested in participating, please complete the parent volunteer applications online by Friday,…

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