Sep. 3, 2019—On Sunday, Sept. 1, VUPD received a report from a Campus Security Authority that a female student was sexually assaulted by a male student in a residential housing facility during the evening of Aug. 31 or the early morning hours of Sept. 1, 2019.
Aug. 28, 2019—The new law, effective since July 1, focuses on distracted driving, making it illegal to use or hold a cell phone while operating a vehicle.
Jul. 30, 2019—VandySafe, the safety app launched by Vanderbilt University Public Safety, will now send push notifications to users in the event of an emergency on campus. The update broadens safety efforts to communicate real-time notifications to community members in addition to the students, faculty and staff notified through AlertVU.
Jul. 24, 2019—Speed limits across Vanderbilt’s campus have been lowered as part of the university’s ongoing commitment to pedestrian safety. Signage illustrating the updated speed limits was installed in early July, and the updated limits were painted on the pavement of each of the affected roadways.
Mar. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt is a walkable campus, and pedestrian safety is a top priority. The Office of Emergency Preparedness encourages the Vanderbilt community to follow basic pedestrian safety guidelines.
Mar. 18, 2019—On Friday, March 15, VUPD received a report from a Campus Security Authority that a female student reported she had experienced a drug- or alcohol-facilitated sexual assault by a male student during the evening hours of Thursday, March 14, in an on-campus residence hall.