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Emeritus and Emerita Faculty

Each year during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony, the university honors faculty for their years of service and bestows on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. With this title, the following benefits are available:

BENEFITS

Issuance of a Vanderbilt University identification card
This can be obtained from the Vanderbilt Card Office. Take a photo I.D. with you to confirm identity. Medical School faculty should contact the Emeritus Medical Faculty Office at 936-0718; Faculty in the School of Nursing should contact Bobbi McReynolds at 343-3841.

Attendance at general meetings of the faculty of the school from which retired 

Contact the respective Dean or Department Chair.

Attendance at meetings of the Faculty Assembly
Contact the Office of University Events at 322-2416 to be included on mailing list to receive announcements.

Service on University committees with permission of the University officer or Faculty Senate committee to whom the committee reports
Contact the Faculty Senate Office at 343-3841.

Office or laboratory space on an "as available" basis, as determined by the Dean, in consultation with the Department Chair, except in the School of Medicine where lab space is at the discretion of the Chair, and office space is provided on a limited basis
Contact the respective Department Chair, or Dean in schools with no departments. Medical School faculty should contact the Emeritus Medical Faculty Office at 936-0718; faculty in the School of Nursing should contact the Dean's Office.

Access to the campus computer network as determined by the Director of ITS
Contact the local support partners for faculty and staff affiliated with your college or school.

Listing in VU Directories
Contact Danielle Certa in the Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs.

Library access and borrowing privileges
The Vanderbilt identification card provides library access and borrowing privileges.

Eligible for Annual Flu Immunization vaccine at the Occupational Health Clinic at Vanderbilt.
All about the Employee Influenza Vaccine Program

Purchase of two football and basketball season tickets at half-price on a seat-availability basis
Contact the Athletic Tickets & Business Office at 322-4653.

Eligible for membership in the University Club and Credit Union

Free parking permit
This can be obtained from the Office of Traffic and Parking located at 2800 Vanderbilt Place. Medical School Faculty should contact the Emeritus Faculty Office at 936-0718

Emeritus faculty and spouse may audit one course per semester without charge, with permission of the instructor. Contact the Office of the University Registrar at 322-7701.

Use of Benton Chapel for weddings for self and children.
Contact the Office of Schedules & Reservations at 322-2448.

Funerals in Benton Chapel for self and spouse.
Contact the Office of Schedules & Reservations at 322-2448.

For further information regarding any of the above benefits, contact the Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs, 105 Kirkland Hall, 343-5242

For information regarding your email account:
Contact the local support partners for faculty and staff affiliated with your college or school.

For information regarding your listing in Vanderbilt directories:
Contact Danielle Certa in the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic and Strategic Affairs