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What to Expect from Vanderbilt

Please note that any email communication listed below will be sent to your student’s Vanderbilt email account, including bills.

To students

March/April

  • Vanderbilt Admitted Student Community email invitation – an online platform to connect admitted students with each other and with the Vanderbilt community (email)

April

  • Open ‘Dores publication – includes information on Vanderbilt & ways to connect online with the community (mail or email)

May

  • The Road to Vanderbilt (online version)
    • The Road to Vanderbilt features a checklist of tasks that need to be completed before students arrive on campus. You will also find information on on-campus services and resources
    • The Road to Vanderbilt 2021 

June

  • Health insurance information (email)
  • Meal plan (mail or email)
  • Materials and instructions for class registration (mail or email)

July

  • Be Smart-Be Safe module information (email)
  • Directory of Dining Services (mail, domestic only)
  • Information from the bookstore about ordering textbooks and course materials (email)

August

  • Notification of housing and room assignment, roommate information, mailbox number and Vanderbilt address, shipping instructions, move-in time, and instructions from the Housing Office (mail)
  • Letter from VUceptor (mail or email)
  • Becoming a ‘Dore
    • Becoming a ’Dore is designed to help you learn more about the many resources and opportunities we have to offer you at Vanderbilt and in Nashville. You will also learn more about the places and people here in your new home

For parents

March/April

  • Vanderbilt Admitted Student Community email invitation (Parent and Family Member community) – online platform to connect parents/family of admitted students with the parents/family of current Vanderbilt students (email)

June

  • Information on-campus resources coming soon to this site
  • Commodore Connection e-newsletter (email)

July

  • Commodore Connection e-newsletter (email)

August

  • Welcome letter from Parents and Family Association Board chairs (email)
  • Commodore Connection e-newsletter (email)

 

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