Family Weekend Media
Videos from Family Weekend 2017 Information Sessions
Supporting Your “Big Fish” in Our “Little Pond”
This panel-style presentation will discuss the 2014 Princeton Review finding that Vanderbilt has the happiest college students. Panelists will discuss the impact of the pressure to succeed at Vanderbilt and ways families can help students manage their stress. Panelists include the directors of the Psychological and Counseling Center and Residential Education, the coordinator for the Center for Student Wellbeing, and student mentors from the Vanderbilt Recovery Support program and Liaisons Educating and Advocating for Psychological Support (LEAPS).
Greek Life Panel Discussion
Parents of current Greek students and staff from the Office of Greek Life will provide an overview of the fraternity and sorority experience at Vanderbilt and answer questions about the Greek community.
Commencement 101: Planning Ahead
Matthew Redd, director of Commencement/Special Events, provides an overview of Commencement and answers your questions about the three-day event schedule: what to expect, accommodations, parking, accessibility options and key deadlines. This information session is not limited to senior parents.
Study Abroad Panel Discussion
Students and parents of students who have studied abroad will join staff from the Office of Global Education to provide an overview of study abroad opportunities at Vanderbilt and answer questions.