The Vanderbilt Hustler

Vanderbilt Alumni for Economic Justice

Alumni coalition frustrated with administration response over student housing

October 25, 2020

Vanderbilt Alumni for Economic Justice demands for housing and economic justice refuted by Vanderbilt administration.

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.

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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.

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1,200 rooms still contain student belongings as university weighs retrieval options

May 9, 2020

OHARE will communicate directly with students to schedule returns to campus to retrieve belongings, according to a May 1 email.

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.

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VSG Senate passes resolution requesting Vanderbilt reimburse undergraduates for housing and meal plans

March 19, 2020

The bill calls for pro rata reallocation of “reasonable and appropriate portions” of the meal plan fee, housing fee, student service fee and residential college experience fee.