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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.

As students start to move into the new Zeppos Residential College, shown above on Aug. 12, 2020, Chancellor Diermeier and Dean Bandas remind students of the consequences for flouting community COVID-19 guidelines. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

IN PHOTOS: Nicholas S. Zeppos residential college

August 16, 2020

In this photo story, The Vanderbilt Hustler takes an inside look at the new Nicholas S. Zeppos Residential...

Sunlight streams through tree in front of Cole hall

NGUYEN: Housing uncertainty looms: Students poorly equipped with resources to cope with possible retractions of the return to campus plans

July 18, 2020

As students navigate the COVID-19 blighted fall semester, the Vanderbilt administration must make morally responsible decisions, rather than financially conservative ones, in order to ensure success for all.

Students dance in Café con Leche, the annual cultural showcase hosted by the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS). (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

International students grapple with unanswered questions, as the deadline to declare remote study approaches

June 26, 2020

Students may request a change to on-campus study after June 26 but would be placed on a waitlist for housing, according to a June 24 email from the University Registrar.

Photo courtesy Valerie Kraft

The ‘Dank New Rand Memes’ jackpot: fall semester

June 22, 2020

Many students took to the “Dank New Rand Memes” Facebook group to give their opinion on the announcement regarding fall semester protocol.

While the city skyline is an exciting marvel to many out-of-state Vanderbilt students, its a landmark of home to Nashville natives. (Former Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

10 changes to your Vanderbilt fall semester

June 18, 2020

Vanderbilt’s June 17 return to campus plan looks to drastically alter life on campus.

Highland quad with the sun streaming in front and a tree

Housing constraints will require that new transfer students live off-campus for the 2020-2021 academic year

June 12, 2020

The university said in an email statement that this change will not affect financial aid packages and that students can utilize the Off-Campus Housing Service to find places to live nearby.

Vanderbilt’s campus from an aerial view.

How Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 response compares to other Top 20 institutions

April 13, 2020

While Vanderbilt’s grading and housing policies are fairly standard, its decision not to prorate refunds is unique among its peers.

VUMC to use residence halls for medical staff housing

April 7, 2020

Students on campus will be relocated, OHARE will assist in moving out students’ belongings.

Highland quad with the sun streaming in front and a tree

UPS to be sent into dorms to pack students’ belongings, on-campus students to be consolidated into fewer dorms

March 26, 2020

Vanderbilt may offer housing to VUMC staff in student dorms in the event of a healthcare surge, according to an email sent to Vanderbilt students from the Office of Housing and Residential Experience on March 26.

Humans have reacquired lost genetic variations from Neanderthals. (Photo / Claire Barnett)

Vanderbilt announces room and board refunds; university invests $1 million in new Student Hardship Fund

March 20, 2020

The email sent to Vanderbilt undergraduate students also said that the university would continue to pay staff as normal through the end of the semester.

A construction crew works to transition Kensington Pl. to a green space on Aug. 18 as part of the redesign of the West End Neighborhood.

The beginning of the (West) end: Town Hall details construction updates for upcoming months

January 12, 2020

Officials meet to discuss student concerns and plans for FutureVU.