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Transfer Student Orientation

 

FALL 2019 MOVE IN SCHEDULE

*PDF Download – 2019 Transfer Student Orientation Schedule* (This schedule is tentative and subject to change)

Below you will find a summary of the events over the course of transfer student orientation weekend. This schedule is subject to change at any time.
New transfer students are required to attend Orientation.
(Note that orientation events are mandatory for incoming transfer students)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16th

1:00pm-4:00pm                       Move-in to Residence Halls

Please check-in at the Art Studio Circle

Ingram Studio Arts Building

7:00pm-8:30pm                       Meet & Greet with TSL

(Pick up Dinner at the Board of Trust Room)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 am               Grab and Go Continental Breakfast

12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.              Welcome New Commodores Lunch

1:00 p.m                                       Welcome from Dean Bandas, Dean of Students

1:30 p.m – 2:00 p.m.                 Q&A Session for Parents – To be determined

2:00 p.m.–3:-00 p.m.               Campus Partners Departmental Fair

ALL EVENTS BELOW  ARE FOR STUDENTS ONLY

5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.                 Transfer Student Outing

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th

TRANSFER STUDENT MEAL PLAN STARTS

11:15 a.m.–11:45 a.m.                         Transfer Student Group Photo

Curry Field in front of Wilson Hall

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.                         Lunch w/TSL Group

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                         Student Organizations and Meal Plan Presentation

2:00 p.m.–4:-30 p.m.                        The Real World: Life at Vanderbilt 

5:30 p.m.                                               Meet for Founder’s Walk

6:00 pm-7:30pm                                Founder’s Walk

                                                A Vanderbilt Tradition where current students give a celebratory welcome to new First Year & Transfer Students. The students are led by Faculty members and University Administrators!

7:30pm-8:30pm                                   Founder’s Walk Picnic

MONDAY, AUGUST 19TH

9:00 am – 12:00pm                 Welcome from the Deans w/ Lunch

1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.                Vanderbilt Student Conduct & Student Expectations

3:30 p.m.–4:-00 p.m.               Honor Code Signing

Students are to come dressed in Business Attire

4:15 p.m.-TBA                              Dinner with Transfer Group          

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20TH

ONLY ATTEND ADVISING SESSION SPECIFIC TO YOUR COLLEGE

10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.            School Based Academic Advising  

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm                  Faculty Meet & Greet (tentative)