Academic Resources

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A World-Class Education

Vanderbilt University is a globally renowned center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. The Vanderbilt community is committed to the highest academic standards, a spirit of intellectual freedom, and a pursuit of excellence in all endeavors.

Advising to Fit Their Needs

Each school or college offers academic advising either through assigned faculty advisers or deans. Undergraduate academic adviser assignments are posted in your student's YES portal.

Additional advising resources are offered through academic advising offices or career centers.

Extra Help Is Here

One-on-one help is invaluable as students transition to the full demands of college-level coursework. Encourage your student to seek out tutoring at the beginning of the quarter, so they can stay on track and develop strong study skills.

  • Vanderbilt Tutoring Services

    At Vanderbilt Tutoring Services, your student has the opportunity to meet individually or in a group setting with a talented staff of tutors who will help them enhance their academic performance through the power of collaborative learning. Services are free of charge and open to all currently enrolled Vanderbilt students. All programming is currently being held in-person or online via videoconference.

    Vanderbilt Tutoring Services

  • Writing Studio

    At the Writing Studio, your student has the opportunity to meet individually with trained consultants to talk about any writing project or concern. Their services are free and confidential for any member of Vanderbilt's scholarly community.

    Writing Studio

  • Student Care Center Academic Coaching

    Through academic coaching, students can polish their study skills and learn to manage their time to apply those skills effectively. While academic coaching is helpful to students who are experiencing academic difficulties, it is also beneficial to anyone who wishes to enhance their academic effectiveness.

    Student Care Center Academic Coaching

Immersion Vanderbilt

Immersion Vanderbilt provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to pursue their passions and cultivate intellectual interests through experiential learning. This intensive learning experience takes place in and beyond the classroom and culminates in the completion of a final project.

More to Explore

  • Choosing a Major

    Vanderbilt is among a unique set of independent universities that offers both a high-quality undergraduate program and a full range of top-ranked graduate and professional degree programs. Its world-class faculty consists of more than 2,400 full-time members, and the diverse student body is more than 12,000 strong across 10 schools and colleges.


  • Study Abroad

    Vanderbilt University is committed to ensuring that study abroad is accessible and affordable for all students. Courses abroad can count toward your major or minor, and your financial aid package will follow you abroad.


  • Careers and Internships

    The primary goal of the Career Center is to help students gain clarity about their future. They want to play a significant role in your student's Vanderbilt experience. The exceptional staff offers a full range of services to help you students with whatever plans they have- be it a career, an internship, graduate study, a fellowship, a gap year, or an entrepreneurial endeavor -they are here for you.


  • University Libraries

    Connecting students to the resources they need is a key mission of the Vanderbilt Libraries. When your student needs to do research for a class, the Libraries will have the best scholarly and credible sources for them to use. The Libraries provide safe spaces for students to study alone or with a group and help is always available in person and online.


Campus Contacts

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