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Vanderbilt Student Health Center Advisory about Zika Virus Abroad

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

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….


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…


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…


Family Weekend 101: Frequently Asked Questions

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

How do I register for Family Weekend? Registration for Family Weekend begins August 3 through our online system. Registration will close on September 11, however on-site registration will be available during Family Weekend (please note a $10 late fee will be assessed). When should we arrive in Nashville? What does the schedule look like? We encourage…


Family Weekend Game Time Announced!

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Kick-off for the Family Weekend football game against UMass will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 13th. Plan to come enjoy the brunch tailgate at 9 a.m. We can’t wait to see you!


Save the Date for Family Weekend 2014!

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Family Weekend 2014 has been scheduled for September 12-14, 2014. A tentative schedule will be posted in May 2014.


August’s Most Frequently Asked Questions

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Family Weekend is scheduled for September 27-29, 2013. View a schedule of events here. Register online at attend.


Move-In/Family Weekend 2013 Volunteer Signups!

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

We are seeking the help of parents of Vanderbilt students to welcome families on Move-In Day, Saturday, August 17, 2013 and during Family Weekend, Friday-Saturday, September 27-28, 2013. 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 our 2013 parent…