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Parents of the Class of 2017: Graduating Seniors

Below you will find important links and answers to frequently asked questions regarding your student’s matriculation from Vanderbilt.

Parent Helpline: 1.877.887.2736 or parents@vanderbilt.educommencement

Commencement weekend: May 10-12, 2017. The Commencement ceremony is scheduled for Friday, May 12, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m.

Tickets are not required for any Commencement ceremony. Tickets are required for THE PARTY.

All family members are welcome at all Commencement-related events. If you or another family member need any disability assistance, call 615.322.4705 (TDD).

To learn more about Commencement events, please visit the Commencement web site or contact the Commencement Office at 615.322.2870 (Toll Free: 1.866.388.4723).

Important Links

Staying Connected: Alumni Relations

Looking for ways your student can stay connected with the Vanderbilt community after graduation? Learn more about regional alumni chapter events. For a complete list of cities, click here.
The Senior Class Fund is the senior’s gift to Vanderbilt—and it’s their way of saying “thank you” for the education and memories they take with them. It helps provide others with the same opportunities they have had. They are part of the great Vanderbilt tradition of giving back. Currently, over 33% of the class has given!