E. Bronson Ingram College
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 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.