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  Friday, Aug. 18, 2023  
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Fall Faculty Assembly will be in person on Aug. 24
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs C. Cybele Raver and the Faculty Senate will celebrate faculty achievements and provide key university updates at the 2023 Fall Faculty Assembly on Thursday, Aug. 24. Many of the university’s highest honors will be presented during the in-person gathering, which will be at 4:10 p.m. in the Student Life Center Ballroom.
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Vanderbilt creates role to help navigate questions, concerns, support for LGBTQI+ community
The new role, program coordinator for gender diversity, will be within the new People, Culture and Belonging division and will help navigate questions, concerns and support for LGBTQI+ students, faculty and staff members.
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NEW FACULTY: Vanderbilt’s newest faculty share what sparks their academic mission
Meet some of Vanderbilt’s new faculty members for the 2023–24 academic year as they share what sparks their research and inspires their academic mission.
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Everything you need to know about move-in 2023
It's an exciting time for all students and preparations are underway to welcome them back for the new academic year. Check out everything you need to know about campus move-in this year!
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What’s new at Campus Dining
With preparations for the fall semester well underway, Vanderbilt University Campus Dining is pleased to announce updates for the 2023–24 academic year.
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ICYMI: WATCH: Chancellor conversation about sustainability efforts
On May 3, faculty joined an online conversation about the university's ongoing efforts surrounding sustainability.
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ICYMI: Vanderbilt establishes task force to address Supreme Court’s university admissions decision
The university-wide panel will work to gauge the supreme court decision's effects on recruitment and admission practices, and on Vanderbilt’s ability ensure equal opportunity in carrying out its imperative to educate diverse minds. 
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ICYMI: Vice Provost for Research and Innovation Padma Raghavan joins India-U.S. university partnerships task force
Padma Raghavan, vice provost for research and innovation, has been named by the American Association of Universities to a task force that will explore university partnerships between the U.S. and India.
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ICYMI: New Sesquicentennial oak tree joins Vanderbilt’s green canopy
As Vanderbilt University dares to grow while observing its Sesquicentennial this year, the campus welcomed a new tree to mark the occasion. The Bur Oak is the first part of a robust plan to plant more trees in honor of Vanderbilt’s 150th anniversary.
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ICYMI: Vanderbilt to deploy first all-electric multi-vehicle shuttle fleet at a university in Tennessee
The new all-electric shuttle fleet will provide eco-friendly vehicles for VandyRide, a nighttime shuttle service for Vanderbilt students. In addition to being environmentally friendly, the new shuttles are also quieter and smoother than traditional buses, providing a more comfortable ride for passengers.
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Campus is buzzing ahead of the new semester! Check out some recent photos and reposts shared by the Vanderbilt community as we prepped for the new academic year.


Welcome Back Reminders

Campus Dining fall 2023 Flex Meal Deal available Aug. 16-23 for faculty, staff, graduate and professional students

Part of Medical Center Drive to close for 16 months beginning Aug. 18

Tuition benefit applications for fall 2023 are open

Tips for commuting, parking on campus during current construction

New timekeeping system UKG Ready (Kronos) has launched

Applications open for the 2023-24 Wendland-Cook Program in Religion and Justice Solidarity Circles cohort

AlertVU test scheduled for Aug. 29

Vanderbilt extends contract with discounts vendor Abenity

Focus on your family’s health with Virgin Pulse as a new school year starts

17th annual Vanderbilt Postdoc Symposium is Nov. 17; registration now open

Town hall Sept. 8 to provide internal funding program information

Wond’ry Quantum Studio introduces new course for quantum computing enthusiasts

John Jumper, developer of AlphaFold, to present an Apex Lecture on August 30

Save the date: Open Enrollment is Oct. 16–27

Save the date for Flulapalooza on Sept. 27


Welcome Week Events

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Aug. 16-20 Residence halls open for student move-in

Aug. 19 Dore Jam

Aug. 20 Founders Walk

Aug. 21 Graduate School Convocation

Aug. 23 New Postdoctoral Scholars orientation

Aug. 23-24 Graduate and Postdoc academic success: Co-working sessions

Aug. 24 Research Development & Support office hours to discuss ARPA-H proposals

Aug. 24 New Postdoc coffee break social

Aug. 25 Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center open house

Aug. 25 Black Cultural Center Welcome Back Luncheon

Aug. 26 First football game vs. Hawai'i

Aug. 28 K.C. Potter Center for LGBTQI Life Welcome Reception


Fall 2023 Academic Calendar

Full Academic Calendar +

· AUG ·
  Most classes begin for the fall term
· SEP ·
  Labor Day
· OCT ·
  Fall Break for undergraduates
· NOV ·
  Thanksgiving holidays for most schools
· DEC ·
  Final examinations and reading days
· DEC ·
  Fall semester ends


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