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Commodore Connection | October 2021
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We had a wonderful weekend on campus with our Vanderbilt family community!

We loved seeing so many Vanderbilt parents, siblings, grandparents and more on campus with their students, enjoying the special fall festivities. For those who could not be with us in person: we missed you!

Watch our recap videos of Fall for the Arts and the Pregame Tailgate, and scroll through the photo gallery on our website.

We also have created 10 new, on-demand webinars of programs about student life and more at Vanderbilt just for you. Included is a recording of the Conversation with the Chancellor event on Oct. 1, where Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and other university leaders provided campus updates and answered questions.
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Vanderbilt Business Upcoming Events

Webinar: Vanderbilt Business Mission, Culture and Outcomes

Tuesday, Oct. 19
7–7:30 p.m. CT

Connect with Eric Johnson (dean, Owen Graduate School of Management) and Cherrie Wilkerson (assistant dean for young professional programs, Owen Graduate School of Management) to learn more about our portfolio of programs for undergraduates and recent graduates. Discover how Vanderbilt Business prepares students from a wide range of majors to launch into the business world with the knowledge base, leadership skills and support needed to thrive in competitive fields.
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On Campus: VU2MBA Info Session for Vanderbilt Students

Wednesday, Oct. 20
4:30 p.m. CT

All undergraduate students are invited to join Mckenzie Mulligan, assistant director of MBA recruiting and admissions, to learn about VU2MBA—an exclusive opportunity for Vanderbilt students to apply to the top-ranked Vanderbilt MBA program during their senior year. We hope to see your student there!
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COVID-19 Protocols

COVID-19 updates

All health and safety information, including the new COVID-19 weekly dashboard, can be found at We encourage you to check it regularly for updates on campus protocols.
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Student Care Network offers supplemental support resources for students

The Student Care Network offers several resources for mental health support that students can access on their own time. View the list here and explore more resources on the Student Care Network website.

Tutoring Services offers new weekly group sessions, drop-in hours at Commons Center’s Fireside Lounge

Tutoring Services now offers one-on-one tutoring as well as group sessions online and in person at the Curb Center building as part of the university’s expanding efforts to support undergraduate student success. Sessions are available Sundays through Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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New archive project seeks Vanderbilt community stories to document COVID-19 pandemic experience

Members of the Vanderbilt community are being asked to share their stories, artifacts and memories of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic as part of a new archive project designed to chronicle this era for future generations. Contributors to the archive will have the opportunity to choose whether their submissions may be viewed by the public in a future virtual exhibit and whether to attach their name.
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Vanderbilt Chapter Events

Parents are invited to attend the Vanderbilt Chapter Events. Come out and meet fellow Vanderbilt parents and alumni in your area.

Oct. 19
Nashville - Nashville - Chancellor Reception
Oct. 23
Washington, D.C. - Mississippi State Game Watch
Find Your Chapter

Conversation with the Chancellor — Save the Date

Houston, Oct. 20
New York, Nov. 8
Boston, Nov. 16
Phoenix, Dec. 1

Volunteer with Vanderbilt

Parents and families are an important part of our Vanderbilt community. Learn more about volunteer opportunities, such as participating in networking opportunities and regional chapter events.
Volunteer Opportunities
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Parents and Family Programs
PMB 401627 | 2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 7240-1627
Parent Information Line: (877) 887 2736 |

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