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First-Year Housing Guide

Welcome to Your Vanderbilt Home!

Class of 2028!

Housing and Residential Experience (HRE) welcomes you to your campus home. We are excited about your arrival and have planned to make the move-in process quick and easy so that you can enjoy the day.

Move-in is scheduled for Saturday, August 17, 2024. Students will be provided with a specific move-in time between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m. with their room assignment information. This website contains answers to the most common questions about move-in and our residence halls.

For additional information or assistance, please call HRE at (615) 322-2591 or email at

Move-In Information

Commodore Card Setup

Consolidation Policy

First-Year Move-In

First-Year Housing FAQs

House Amenity Locations 

How to Loft/Unloft Your Bed

Our Residence Halls

Room Furnishings

Room Measurements

Student Renter’s Insurance Requirement

What to Bring