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Vanderbilt athletic offices and select team facilities are located in the McGugin Center.

SEC lifts ban, Vanderbilt provides no timeline for return of student-athletes

May 22, 2020

While the Southeastern Conference is ready for student-athletes to return for voluntary workouts, Vanderbilt did not publicly issue a decision on the matter.

Students gather for commencement May 2019.

Class of 2020 celebrates Commencement online

May 8, 2020

In lieu of in-person celebrations, Vanderbilt held a week-long celebration of the Class of 2020 with a log of videos and messages to highlight the graduates’ achievements.

Vanderbilt's Peabody Campus.

Vanderbilt’s ‘Return to Campus Plan’ to reopen ‘specific, limited, on-campus operations’

May 7, 2020

While Nashville will begin reopening May 11, Vanderbilt will implement its own framework of reopening, which will begin with on-campus research that cannot be done remotely May 18

Kirkland Hall on a warm and sunny January afternoon.

Vanderbilt student files class-action lawsuit against the university for its reimbursement policy

April 30, 2020

The case aims to include all students enrolled during the Spring 2020 semester who paid any tuition, fees and/or housing that were denied in-person instruction and/or campus facilities.

Kirkland Hall houses a large portion of Vanderbilt's administration.

University works on ‘individual by individual’ basis to address grad student concerns

April 25, 2020

On April 8, Graduate Workers United penned an open letter requesting additional support including funding extensions and coverage for COVID-19 and mental healthcare expenses. In response, university administrators have stressed the ‘decentralized’ nature of graduate education and encouraged students to find solutions with their individual schools, departments and mentors.

Lee’s announcement to not extend safer-at-home does not apply to Nashville

Lee’s announcement to not extend safer-at-home does not apply to Nashville

April 22, 2020

Davidson County has its own health department, exempting it from the Governor’s decision

HOD interns and student teachers Zoom to graduation

HOD interns and student teachers Zoom to graduation

April 19, 2020

Students whose internships and student-teaching positions were disrupted by COVID-19 are still able to graduate on time and receive full credit.

Kirkland Hall

Four things you need to know about the economic impacts of COVID-19

April 19, 2020

Interim Chancellor Wente released a message outlining Vanderbilt’s response to the economic crisis brought on by the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Poster of Maymester and Study Abroad poster

Vanderbilt waits to make decision on Fall study abroad

April 16, 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak has caused some universities to cancel fall study abroad programs, Vanderbilt has yet to make a decision.

Vanderbilt Medical Center

VUMC physicians see progress in the treatment of COVID-19, vaccine development

April 16, 2020

Infectious disease specialist and thoracic surgeon showcase vaccine trials, public health responses and new clinical findings.

Vanderbilt campus.

Federal coronavirus grant gives an additional $1,100 to ‘students most in need’

April 16, 2020

Interim Chancellor Susan Wente announced the allocation of CARES Act funds to students on federal financial aid in a VSG Senate meeting on April 15.

Dr. William Schaffner (Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University)

Q&A: Doctor William Schaffner speaks to The Hustler about new COVID-19 developments

April 13, 2020

Schaffner, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt Medical School, talks about returning to life as normal following COVID-19, research at VUMC and changing mask guidelines.