Academic Resources



Each school or college at Vanderbilt offers academic advising for undergraduate students through assigned faculty advisers or deans. Adviser assignments are posted in Your Enrollment Services (YES). Learn more about academic advising opportunities for the schools and colleges listed below:

Your journey towards achieving new academic goals as a Vanderbilt student begins now. Connect with your academic adviser, register for classes in YES online, and explore the many resources and services available to support your academic experience.

Course Registration

Login to YES (Your Enrollment Services) to explore course offerings and register for classes. In YES, you will be able to view available courses and add classes to your shopping cart. You will also find tutorials, printed instructions, and other helpful resources for navigating the registration system.  

If you begin your studies at Vanderbilt in August, you will receive a registration packet from your school in late May or early June. The packet will include the exact dates of your registration windows, information on how to match your class choices to requirements in your school, and how to contact your adviser for assistance in choosing your courses. Please read your registration packet carefully when it arrives, taking care to follow the directions and timeline. Your packet will either be mailed physically to your home address or emailed to your Vanderbilt email address (VU Gmail).

Interested in transferring credits from previous coursework? Learn more  

Request for Reasonable Academic Accommodations

New students seeking academic, dining, transportation, or housing accommodations due to limitations related to disability should contact Student Access (SA) as early as possible, or prior to June 30; however, SA reviews requests throughout the semester. All students who request reasonable accommodations should complete a connection form through the Commodore Access Portal.

The SA website provides information for students regarding reasonable accommodations, documentation guidelines, and other information about making the transition to Vanderbilt.

Academic Resources

Career Center

Feel supported, make connections, and gain confidence with a Career Center coach. Schedule an appointment or simply stop by during drop-in hours. Together you will design an action plan to help you reach your goals.

Center for Student Wellbeing

Ready to polish up your study skills, time management strategies, or test preparation methods? Be sure to check out the academic coaching options provided by the Center for Student Wellbeing.

English Language Center

The English Language Center provides innovative, high quality, individualized English-language instruction, and resources to ensure all students can get the most of their Vanderbilt experience. 

Experiential Learning & Immersion Vanderbilt 

Immersion Vanderbilt gives every Vanderbilt student the opportunity to pursue intellectual curiosities through immersive experiences that are as creative and unique as the students themselves. Immersion Vanderbilt is a degree requirement for all undergraduate students. The possibilities for your Immersion experience are endless.

Interested in studying abroad and wondering how it could fit into your academic plan? Connect with study abroad team to explore the many global opportunities available, how to successfully navigate each step of your planning process, and how you can use your study abroad experience to satisfy the Immersion Vanderbilt degree requirement.

Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries

The Vanderbilt Libraries are a wealth of resources and services for students. Borrow materials, reserve a study space, learn how to research a topic, and attend workshops, all with the help of our highly knowledgeable librarians. 

Student Access

To ensure equitable access and the opportunity for all students to achieve academic success, Vanderbilt offers accommodations for students in need. New students seeking accommodations due to limitations related to disability should contact Student Access (SA) prior to June 30; however, Student Access reviews requests throughout the semester. All students who request reasonable accommodation must complete a connection form through the Commodore Access Portal 

Tutoring Services

A talented team of tutors are ready to help enhance your academic performance through the power of collaborative learning. Meet individually or in a group setting, it’s up to you.

Vanderbilt Center for Languages

The Center for Languages helps students improve foreign language skills through tutoring, conversation hours, workshops, cultural events, and more.

Writing Studio

At the Writing Studio, you will meet one-on-one with trained consultants to talk about any writing project or concern. Services are confidential.