Welcome Vanderbilt parents and families!
The Parents and Family Programs office provides a link for Vanderbilt parents to the University. As parents, you play an integral role in the Vanderbilt family, and we look forward to sharing in your student’s experience at Vanderbilt! We understand this is a unique time of growth and our primary goal is to serve and support you along the way.
Please explore our website to learn more about our programs, as well as discover opportunities you have to engage in your student’s life and lend support to and gain support from fellow parents. We hope that you will take full advantage of the services and resources we provide–we are here for you!
News and Announcements
April 5, 2017 — Update: Status of Mumps Outbreak on Vanderbilt University Campus
As of March 2017, there have been 10 cases of mumps on the Vanderbilt campus since this semester started in January. Approximately 20 other colleges and universities have also had mumps outbreaks this year, and some of those campuses have reported hundreds of cases. We have been fortunate that the outbreak at Vanderbilt has been...
September 1, 2016 — Save the Date for Family Weekend 2017: September 15-17!
Please mark for calendars for Family Weekend 2017: September 15-17, 2017!
July 6, 2016 — Move In & Family Weekend 2016 Volunteer Sign-Ups!
We are seeking the help of parents of Vanderbilt students to welcome families during the following times this fall: Transfer Move In Day, Friday, August 19, 2016 First-Year Move In Day, Saturday, August 20, 2016 Family Weekend, Friday-Saturday, September 23-25, 2016 Volunteer shifts are 2-3 hour blocks. If you are available on any of the...
May 4, 2016 — Family Weekend 2016 schedule now available for viewing!
View the schedule of events.
March 10, 2016 — Vanderbilt Student Health Center Advisory about Zika Virus Abroad
With the arrival of spring and warmer weather, the Student Health Center offers an advisory regarding Zika virus infection. Updates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) change rapidly, so it is recommend that all travelers to the Caribbean and Central and South America visit http://www.cdc.gov/zika/ for information regarding Zika virus and current travel alerts....
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