• Vanderbilt University

    Everything you need to know about campus traditions

    Vanderbilt University will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding next spring. A number of campus traditions have evolved over time as the university has grown. Here are a few favorites that showcase the strong sense of community at Vanderbilt.   Read More

    Aug 19, 2022

  • The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons on the Vanderbilt campus. (Jenny Mandeville/Vanderbilt)

    Shipping items for student move-in? Follow this guidance

    Vanderbilt Mail Services is working to ensure a smooth transition for both first-year and returning students ahead of move-in for the 2022-23 academic year. In an effort to streamline the package shipping and distribution process, a number of enhancements have been planned to assist students and parents with move-in. Read More

    Jul 29, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Everything you need to know about Move-In 2021

    Move-In is one of Vanderbilt's most beloved traditions. Here's everything you need to know about this weekend's activities. Read More

    Aug 18, 2021

  • Welcome to Vanderbilt (campus aerial)

    Watch: Vanderbilt welcomes students to campus during Move-In 2020

    Move-In at Vanderbilt University looks different this year—but the excitement among students, faculty and staff is as strong as ever. Vanderbilt welcomed students back to campus during 2020 Move-In Aug. 17–21. Read More

    Aug 21, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Make Move-In Earth-friendly with the VU Cardboard Crew and FutureVU Sustainability

    The VU Cardboard Crew will assist first-year students with recycling their cardboard, Styrofoam and plastic film wrapping during this year’s Move-In, and FutureVU Sustainability will host booths at the upcoming student resource fairs sharing tips on how students can minimize waste and recycle as they return to campus. Read More

    Aug 11, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    House Party: Move-In Day Selfie

    Senior Bradley Faskowitz, a resident adviser in Murray House, snaps a selfie with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (center) and first-year students John Kim, Cortez Johnson and Jasper Lee during Move-In Day in August. Read More

    Nov 20, 2016

  • VU Move Crew and VUceptors helped first-year students get settled

    First-Year Students Move In

    The VU Move Crew and VUceptors helped first-year students get settled into their resident halls on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons in August—the same month The Princeton Review ranked Vanderbilt’s students as the happiest in all the land. Read More

    Sep 26, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    SPEAR named ‘Greenest Group on Campus’

    The winner of the 2013 Vanderbilt Athletics Basketball Sustainability Competition is Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility (SPEAR). Read More

    Mar 7, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    VU move-in day sees 83 percent increase in cardboard recycling

    During the student move-in time period this year, Vanderbilt successfully recycled 32.66 tons of cardboard. This number is an 83 percent increase in cardboard recycling from last year, and a 400 percent increase in cardboard recycling since 2008. This huge accomplishment was the result of strong collaboration between the… Read More

    Sep 21, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Moving On Up!

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Moving on Up! Carry some boxes with the class of 2016! Big Dig! A special look at the latest building progress Why is Vanderbilt so happy? [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Aug 22, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast Extra: Walking welcome for new ‘Dores

    Music and cheerleaders and new ‘Dores – oh my! Check out Founders Walk – a tradition that welcomes new students and gets them in step with the Vanderbilt experience. [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Aug 26, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: We move you

    It’s become one of the great new traditions of Vanderbilt University. In this VUCast extra, watch as Vandy upperclassmen come together to welcome the class of 2015 to the Martha Rivers Ingram Commons… one box at a time! [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Aug 24, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt students return to campus Aug. 20, move-in will be green

    Vanderbilt University will begin welcoming first-year students to campus first thing Saturday morning, Aug. 20, when move-in begins at 7 a.m. at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, Vanderbilt’s first-year student community. Read More

    Aug 19, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Welcome class of 2014! See what’s so special about move-in day at The Commons!

    We like to move it, move it! Vanderbilt student volunteers came out in full force to help the class of 2014 move into The Commons. Hear from students and parents on this exciting and emotional day. See photos from move-in » [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Aug 24, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    Media Advisory: Vanderbilt students return to campus Aug. 21, move-in goes green

    There will be a sea of new faces around Vanderbilt University’s campus beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, when about 1,500 freshmen move into The Commons, Vanderbilt’s first-year student community. The students will move into residence halls known as “houses”—each of which is headed by a faculty member… Read More

    Aug 16, 2010