Welcome Home Topper

Welcome to Vanderbilt!

Get ready to embark upon a lifelong journey of belonging, discovery, and growth.

Important Dates

The countdown is on and soon you’ll be a Vanderbilt student.


Know Before You Go

Find out what to expect for Move-In Days and Orientation .

Quick Guide

Prepare for your transition to college, explore campus life, and review helpful resources.

Orientation Overview

First-year students attending their first football game

The Chancellor Welcomes YOU, New Students!

Hear words of welcome and congratulations from Vanderbilt University Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and learn about the approach to university life we call “The Vanderbilt Way.”

Chancellor Diermeier Welcomes New Students