Engineering fall orientation schedule released

CommonVU, a week-long orientation for first-year students, begins with Move-In Day Saturday, August 21 and ends Sunday, August 29. The week includes special advising sessions, community-building activities and academic classes. During CommonVU, undergraduates will be engaged in activities with other first-year students, peer mentors and Vanderbilt upperclassmen.

The orientation schedule for the School of Engineering is listed below.

Saturday August 21

Dean’s Meeting with Parents


Featheringill Hall, Adams Atrium

Monday August 23

Engineering Dean’s Convocation

9:00–10:00 a.m.

Student Life Center, Ballroom

For all first-year and transfer students. Attendance is expected.

Group Meeting with Your Faculty Adviser

10:00–11:00 a.m.

Featheringill Hall

All first-year students should attend. Notice of room assignments will be in your Station B mailbox.


11:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Registration, as needed.

Featheringill Hall, Room 104


Noon–1:00 p.m.

Picnic with Faculty, V-Squared Mentors, and Student Organization Leaders Featheringill Hall, Adams Atrium

AP Credit Overview

1:00–1:30 p.m. or 1:30–2:00 p.m.

Featheringill Hall, Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium, Room 134

Faculty Adviser Meetings

1:00–3:00 p.m.

Individual Faculty Adviser Meetings by Appointment as Needed.

Faculty Adviser’s Office

Engineering Laptop Computer Help Desk

1:00–3:00 p.m.

Featheringill Hall, Rooms 132 and 136


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