Employee picnic is tomorrow, May 15

Vanderbilt University’s Employee Appreciation Picnic: Under the Big Top is set for Tuesday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. University employees are invited to enjoy a new theme, new location and new complimentary food options. As the university’s first independently hosted picnic, you won’t want to miss out on this exciting, new carnival-themed event.

The Vanderbilt University Employee Appreciation Picnic will bring multiple food trucks featuring a variety of cultural foods and plenty of fun games that you and your colleagues can enjoy to Magnolia Lawn. This is a new location and a new theme for all university employees.

Some of the Vanderbilt organizations helping with the games and activities tomorrow include:

·       Health Plus

·       Vanderbilt Health and Wellness

·       Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

·       Vanderbilt University Employee Credit Union

·       Human Resources Benefits Team

·       The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

·       University Staff Advisory Council

·       Vanderbilt Campus Dining

·       Vanderbilt University Athletics


Visit the Employee Appreciation website to see all of the food trucks at tomorrow’s employee picnic. We have 16 food trucks scheduled to attend, so be sure to check out the food truck menus.

Bring your valid Vanderbilt University ID to the ticket booth under the big top on Magnolia Lawn to enjoy a free food truck meal, games, prizes and lots of fun.

Be sure to share your comments and photos on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #vupicnic to add it to our online collection.

Download a flier to post in your work area, and save the event to your calendar.

Questions? Email, or visit the Employee Appreciation website.