Apr. 20, 2021—Vanderbilt is gearing up for Commencement ceremonies May 1–2 and May 15–16, and your help is needed to make the celebrations for graduates and their families a success.
Apr. 16, 2021—Join us as the nation’s top leader in infectious diseases research and internationally renowned biomedical scientist Dr. Anthony Fauci delivers a virtual Graduates Day address to the Vanderbilt Class of 2021 on Friday, May 14, beginning at 11 a.m. CT.
Class of 2021: Xuanxuan Chen is completing her senior year virtually—and taking the distance in stride
Apr. 12, 2021—Xuanxuan Chen is thankful for her memories of Vanderbilt's campus as she completes her senior year from home in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China—14 time zones away—as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar. 3, 2021—Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top leader in infectious disease research and a renowned biomedical scientist, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2021 when he speaks to the university’s graduating students and their families.
Class of 2021 Commencement to be celebrated in person May 15–16; Graduates Day to feature Dr. Anthony Fauci
Mar. 3, 2021—Vanderbilt University announced today that it will host in-person Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2021. The events, which will adhere to campus safety protocols, will take place May 15–16.
Mar. 3, 2021—We are excited to announce that the university will hold in-person Commencement ceremonies May 15–16 for the Class of 2021, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost Susan R. Wente wrote in a message to this year's graduates.
Jan. 27, 2021—In the coming weeks, Vanderbilt will announce more details about official plans for its May 2021 Commencement ceremony. The university is grateful for students' patience as it explores scenarios that will prioritize Vanderbilt's commitment to honoring and celebrating graduates' accomplishments while protecting health and safety as much as possible, write Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost Susan R. Wente in a message to the Class of 2021 and their families.