The Vanderbilt Hustler

Rand Dining Center has locked down, and a flyer has been posted on an entrance door to notify students of its closure. (Hustler Staff/Jonathan Liu)

Rand Dining Center temporarily closed after positive COVID-19 test

September 25, 2020

The dining center is scheduled to reopen for brunch on Saturday, Sept. 26, following deep cleaning and sanitization.

Hank Ingram House entrance

Temperature checks in Hank Ingram cause confusion among first-years, chalked up to miscommunication

September 22, 2020

Woman seen in Hank lobby on Sept. 14, took temperature of both faculty and students.

Student Health Center

From Flulapalooza to Avoid the Flu at VU

September 19, 2020

The annual mass vaccination event by VUMC has switched to a long term campaign, offering influenza shots at the Student Health Center.

Students outside of McTyeire following a fire alarm

McTyeire fire causes student evacuation

September 17, 2020

A spark from a heating unit caused a small fire to break out, leading to a student evacuation.

Blakemore House

An inside look at quarantine both on and off campus

September 17, 2020

Delivered meals color quarantine on campus and university silence colors off-campus quarantine.

sign reading

The positives and the negatives: Results of mandatory pre-arrival, arrival and on-campus COVID-19 testing

September 14, 2020

Vanderbilt’s approach to mass COVID-19 testing has not been without lost tests and inconclusive results, but low positivity rates from the first two weeks of on-campus testing are promising for the remainder of the semester.

Commodore Card reader

Commodore Card now accessible through Apple Wallet

September 11, 2020

Resulting from a VSG initiative, Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff who use Apple products now can access their Commodore Card remotely via Apple Wallet.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Roommates of positive COVID-19 cases expected to quarantine for up to 24 days

September 6, 2020

Longstanding CDC guidelines surface as off-campus households have members test positive.

Students convening at the Lower Quad lawn on Commons.

UPDATED: University to investigate reported 50-200 person gathering at Commons

August 30, 2020

The gathering, which began at around 9 p.m. CDT on Saturday, lasted until approximately 1 a.m. Sunday morning and continued even after VUPD officers had arrived on scene.

image of white dome of wyatt building late in the day. the sky is clear and the leaves on the trees are just starting to turn from green to orange

Mandatory testing to begin Aug. 31 for all undergraduates authorized to be on-campus

August 27, 2020

Provost Susan R. Wente said in an email today that all undergraduate students , whether living on or off campus, must be tested once per week unless they opted for remote-only study.

Dr. William Schaffner

Q&A: Back to School, COVID-19 Updates with Dr. William Schaffner

August 26, 2020

Schaffner sits down with The Hustler once again to discuss vaccine timelines, latest COVID-19 research and Vanderbilt’s return to campus.

Whether living on campus or off-campus, Vanderbilt will notify students of instances of non-compliance within the Nashville city limits, as seen from above here. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Students living off-campus notified of COVID-19 public health violations

August 21, 2020

After hotline reports of non-compliant gatherings, administration reminded students residing off-campus of policies, consequences. The Hustler will update this list of notices regarding non-compliance with health and safety measures as soon as we can.