Return to Campus Plan
Sep. 18, 2020—As a result of students' steadfast commitment, Vanderbilt is managing the spread of COVID-19—but continued vigilance is of paramount importance, write Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in a Sept. 18 message to students.
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. 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, 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.
Sep. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are adapting to the current reality of campus life during the COVID-19 pandemic—and learning to thrive and support each other while doing so.
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. 31, 2020—Students, faculty and staff are heeding the call to keep one another safe and healthy so Vanderbilt can continue with its vital scholarly mission, write Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain in an Aug. 28 message to the university community.
Aug. 28, 2020—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier expressed gratitude to the entire Vanderbilt community for efforts to return students and faculty to campus safely during the global pandemic, and pledged that Vanderbilt would continue to support faculty and their research, during his inaugural Faculty Assembly address held virtually on Aug. 27.
Adaptive Teaching at Vanderbilt: Preparation, collaboration over summer paves way for effective teaching in hybrid classroom
Aug. 26, 2020—Vanderbilt’s substantial investments in classroom technology and efforts to foster collaboration over the summer were aimed at preparing faculty to teach effectively within the hybrid classroom this fall.
Aug. 24, 2020—All of Vanderbilt’s schools and colleges will conduct classes on campus today for the first time since March 9, the result of plans developed with diligence and care over the summer to ensure the university is ready for faculty, staff and students to return.