Return to Campus Plan
Mar. 12, 2021—Vanderbilt University has announced details about summer session, including information about online courses, experiential learning and in-person research, and residential housing.
Mar. 10, 2021—As Nashville begins to have consistent warmer weather, the university is encouraging students to enjoy campus outdoor spaces by updating its gathering size maximum for official on-campus, outdoor gatherings from eight to 12 people beginning Wednesday, March 10.
Jan. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt experts from academic, medical and operational areas of campus came together during a Jan. 13 virtual town hall to discuss and answer questions about the Spring Return to Campus Plan with undergraduate students and their families.
Godchaux family’s transformational legacy continues with $6.6 million in gifts to Vanderbilt School of Nursing
Dec. 15, 2020—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing received gifts this year totaling $6.6 million from the estates of Agnes G. Kirkpatrick Godchaux and Frank Godchaux III, BS’49, and Charles Godchaux, BA’52. These are among the largest scholarship gifts that the nursing school has ever received.
Nov. 16, 2020—While many Vanderbilt students will be physically distant from campus over the extended winter break, the Student Care Network is committed to ensuring that students do not feel disconnected from campus support services.
Nov. 9, 2020—The Student Care Network recognizes that Vanderbilt students may be feeling stress in anticipation of the end of the semester or preparing to leave campus for the extended winter break.
Oct. 19, 2020—Nashville is seeing a significant rise in positive COVID-19 cases, and Vanderbilt has seen a slight uptick in its student testing positivity rate over the last week. It is more important than ever for Vanderbilt community members to abide by university health and safety protocols at all times, whether on or off campus.
Vanderbilt to conduct exit testing for undergraduate students, additional optional testing for all students before end of fall in-person classes
Oct. 19, 2020—As the end of in-person classes on Nov. 20 approaches, and with the interest of protecting public health as students prepare to leave campus and return to the homes of their parents and families, Vanderbilt will conduct mandatory undergraduate student “exit testing” and will also provide a final optional COVID-19 testing opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate and professional students.
Oct. 19, 2020—The Center for Student Wellbeing is offering tips and resources, including workshops, academic coaching and an online learning space, for students to help them succeed academically this semester.
Vanderbilt urges continued adherence to safety protocols on and off campus amidst uptick in local cases
Oct. 14, 2020—With public health data indicating COVID-19 positive cases in Nashville have begun trending upwards since Oct. 4, it is more important than ever for Vanderbilt community members to abide by university protocols at all times, whether on or off campus. The university remains in Phase II+ of the Vanderbilt Return to Campus Plan.
Oct. 12, 2020—As announced last Wednesday, Vanderbilt will continue to offer in-person, on-campus classes—governed by current safety protocols—during the 2021 spring semester. This week's Return to Campus Update provides additional clarity to questions regarding winter break housing as well as the academic schedule for spring.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt University will continue to offer in-person, on-campus classes—governed by current safety protocols—during the 2021 spring semester. Remote study through virtual/alternative platforms also will continue to be offered for those students who have personal circumstances that necessitate remote study.