Sep. 18, 2020—As the university continues its work to help slow the spread of COVID-19, individualized exceptions to student quarantine and isolation policies will not be granted. Public health requires consistent collective action, and the policies in place help protect the health and safety of the Vanderbilt and Nashville communities.
Sep. 16, 2020—As fall and the time change approaches, Vanderbilt University Public Safety reminds the Vanderbilt community to remain vigilant, whether traveling across campus or to other areas of Nashville, particularly as it begins to get darker earlier.
Sep. 14, 2020—Students, faculty and staff are making tremendous strides in keeping one another as safe as possible and continuing to focus on campus protocols and guidelines in this time of great change. Each member of the Vanderbilt community must be part of the solution, and leaders are emerging across campus.
Sep. 11, 2020—Free flu shots are now available for all students at the Student Health Center, including on Saturday, Sept. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Sep. 8, 2020—Students, faculty and staff can now add their Commodore Card to Apple Wallet and use their iPhone and Apple Watch to access buildings on campus, purchase meals and more.
Vanderbilt students adapt to new ways of socializing and supporting each other amid pandemic protocols
Sep. 3, 2020—Now that many Vanderbilt students have returned to Nashville, they are adapting to the new reality of campus life—and learning to thrive and support classmates while doing so.
Sep. 3, 2020—This semester may look different from years past, but that hasn’t stopped students, faculty and staff from interacting with their fellow Commodores in new and meaningful ways amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its necessary safety protocols.
Aug. 21, 2020—Beginning Aug. 21, undergraduate, graduate and professional students may obtain free access to Headspace, an award-winning meditation and sleep app designed to reduce stress, improve happiness and increase compassion through guided meditation, sleep content, mindful workouts and focus exercises.
Aug. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt graduate student Isaiah Speight co-authors international call to action on improvements to diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
Aug. 16, 2020—The libraries are following university protocols to enhance safety and promote physical distancing, while delivering excellent services and resources for learning and research. Remote resources and services have been expanded over the course of the last few months. Central, Peabody, and Science and Engineering libraries will be open for undergraduate students living off campus to use as an on-campus place to take their online courses. VUID card access is required to enter these buildings and each building has set its own hours.
Aug. 16, 2020—VUPS Parking Services opened registration for vehicle permits on Monday, Aug. 10. Students needing a permit may log in online with their VUnetID and password to register their vehicle for the 2020-2021 academic year. Additionally, locations where undergraduate students can park for the 2020-2021 academic year have been modified to provide more flexibility.
Aug. 5, 2020—Vanderbilt’s spring 2020 class of Buchanan Library Fellows, who signed on for immersive research experiences, embraced skills they had not expected to use during the COVID-19 pandemic.