Saturday is the big move-in day at The Commons, our new living learning community for freshmen. Here’s the skinny on traffic for local peeps:
The Commons is on the southeastern part of campus near Peabody College. There will be increased traffic in this area because of move-in and the following streets will be closed to through traffic from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 16:
· 18th Avenue South between Capers and Edgehill avenues
· Horton Avenue between 17th and 18th avenues
· 19th Avenue from between Edgehill Avenue and Scarritt Place
New student move-in at The Commons is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. In The Commons, students will live within 10 residence halls known as “houses,” which will be led by a faculty member who will live in an apartment in each house. The dean of The Commons will also live there with his family in a separate residence.
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Dean of Admissions Doug Christiansen and Dean of The Commons Frank Wcislo will officially open the new community at The Commons convocation Sunday, Aug. 17, at 9:30 a.m.
WHAT: Move-in for first-year students and The Commons convocation, the official
opening of Vanderbilt’s new living-learning community for first-year students.
WHERE: The Commons is on the southeastern part of campus near Peabody College.
WHEN: Move-in: Saturday, Aug. 16, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Commons Convocation: Sunday, Aug. 17, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
PARKING: Parking is available in the surface lot and parking garage at Village at Vanderbilt
– enter off 21st Avenue South.