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E. Bronson Ingram College

E. Bronson Ingram College Move-In: Please see the E. Bronson Ingram College Resources for Students and Parents page for more details.

E. Bronson Ingram College represents an expansion of the Residential Colleges program—a key pillar of the Academic Strategic Plan representing vibrant living-learning communities that create transformative educational experiences for Vanderbilt students.

In May of 2016, Vanderbilt took the next step in extending students’ living and learning experience beyond the classroom when the next phase of construction began on E. Bronson Ingram College. The newest residential college addition to The Residential College System opens for occupancy in Fall of 2018. E. Bronson Ingram College is located on the former site of Vanderbilt and Barnard halls and provides housing for 340 sophomores, juniors, and seniors. E. Bronson Ingram College offers a variety of spaces in which its residents can live, learn, collaborate and socialize. The 205,000 sq. ft. facility houses students, faculty and graduate students. Residents have on-site access to a shared dining room, study lounges, social spaces and formal & informal outdoor green spaces.

Signature Programs

Signature programming at E. Bronson Ingram College includes the following events: 

  • Bronson Breaks: weekly socials at the faculty residence to build and foster relationships among residents.
  • Special Guest Dinners: opportunities to come together and learn over a meal.
  • Off-Campus Expeditions: trips to various events or attractions around the Nashville area. 

E. Bronson Ingram CAC

Elections/appointments to the College Advisory Council will occur in early September. If you are interested in joining your College Advisory Council be sure to attend one of the Interest Meetings on Sunday, August 26 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. or 5:00-6:00 p.m. in The Kissam Center, Room C216. For more details, please email  Program Coordinator Elizabeth Scott-Francis.