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  Friday, Aug. 18, 2023  
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WATCH: Move-In features fun, connection on The Ingram Commons for Class of 2027
What better way to be welcomed into the Vanderbilt University community than with cheering, music and lots of helping hands! Move-In Weekend on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons is one of the university’s most-loved traditions, building support and belonging from Day 1.
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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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Vanderbilt Campus Dining launches ReusePass reusable container program
By minimizing plastic waste and encouraging reusable container usage, ReusePass, which replaces the Fill it Forward program, provides the latest example of Vanderbilt’s ongoing commitment to responsible consumption and environmental preservation.
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Vanderbilt Athletics to support Maui Strong at football home opener
In support of recovery efforts following devastating wildfires on Maui, Vanderbilt Athletics has announced that a portion of proceeds from each ticket sold to the Commodores’ season-opening football game against Hawai’i will be donated to the Hawai’i Community Foundation’s Maui Strong Fund.
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REMINDER: Save the date for staff assembly on Sept. 21
All Vanderbilt University staff are invited to attend the Fall Staff Assembly, either in person or virtually, at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21. The event will celebrate university staff and their many contributions to the Vanderbilt mission.
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Everything you need to know about student health and well-being support at Vanderbilt
As members of the Vanderbilt community, take time to learn which health and well-being resources are available for Vanderbilt students.
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ICYMI: Vanderbilt launches Future of Learning and Generative AI Initiative and interdisciplinary advisory board
Efforts will center around scholarship and opportunities connected to the growing use of nascent artificial intelligence technologies.
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ICYMI: Vanderbilt, Pepsi and Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation open new community basketball court in North Nashville
The mural on the court, located in North Nashville's Watkins Park, honors the legacy of Perry Wallace, BE’70, the Vanderbilt student-athlete who integrated Southeastern Conference varsity basketball.
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ICYMI: Chancellor Diermeier shares campus message on Supreme Court decision regarding admissions processes
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier shared a message with the Vanderbilt community after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that race-conscious admissions practices violate the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
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ICYMI: Staff give high marks to work, collaboration, belonging in 2023 Staff Experience Survey
Vanderbilt University staff are highly satisfied in the work they do, how they collaborate with colleagues and their interactions with their supervisors, according to results of the 2023 Staff Experience Survey conducted in April.
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#VU2027 has officially arrived! Join us in celebrating the newest cohort of 'Dores as they take the first steps on their Vanderbilt journey. #DareToGrow


Welcome Week Events

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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


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

AlertVU test scheduled for Aug. 29

Vanderbilt extends contract with discounts vendor Abenity

Understanding Higher Education course available for employees

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

Final application deadline for online Master of Legal Studies program is today, Aug. 21

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

Save the date for Flulapalooza on Sept. 27

Enhance your coaching skills with HR ELE’s Coaching Lab


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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