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End of Year Closing

Residence Halls Close May 4 at 9am

  • Graduating seniors and other upperclass students needing to stay in their residence halls between May 4-11 must register for Commencement Week housing by 12PM on Friday May 3.
  • Commencement Week registration will be available in the Housing Portal for eligible students beginning April 15.
  • The Ingram Commons closes promptly at 9AM on May 4. First-year students needing to stay after May 4 should contact  Ashley Ladyman, Assistant Director of Housing Assignments, at
  • Students who register to stay for Commencement Week must vacate their rooms no later than 1PM on Saturday, May 11.
  • Please post an “Occupied” sign on your door when you are in your room during the Commencement Week. Occupied signs are available at area front desk.
  • Each student must check out with an RA before departing campus.
  • All residents are responsible for cleaning their rooms thoroughly prior to departure – dirty rooms, suites, or apartments may result in a housekeeping charge.
  • Complete a change of address form on the Mail Services website before you leave.
  • NOTHING may be stored in a student’s room, suite, or apartment, or in storage closets on residential floor.

Before You Leave

  • Schedule a checkout with an RA to review your Room Condition Report (RCR) and return your room key.
  • Completely clean out refrigerator and take trash to the dumpster.
  • Set your thermostat between the “warm” and “cool” settings.
  • Remove all personal belongings.
  • Close and lock all windows.
  • Lock your door.

On-Campus Storage

  • Limited storage is available in on-campus residence halls.
  • Students are permitted to store up to two (2) items in their fall 2019 residence hall.
  • Storage space is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and is not guaranteed.
  • Students will be able to begin retrieving items placed in storage beginning Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 8PM.
  • Items placed in storage will not be accessible prior to that time.
    • Storage Out: All storage areas will be open from 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on the evenings of April 21-23 for residents to collect all items currently in storage. All items must be removed at this time.
    • Storage In: All fall storage areas will open from 8:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. on the evenings of April 24-May 4 or until storage areas are full.
  • Fall 2019 Storage Locations residents of upper class residence halls:
    • Blakemore: *FULL*
    • Branscomb Quad: *FULL*
    • Carmichael Towers East: *FULL*
    • Morgan/Lewis/Mayfield/Chaffin: *FULL*
    • Cole/Tolman/McGill: *FULL*
    • McTyeire: McTyeire Attic (Meet in McTyeire Lobby)
    • Warren & Moore*FULL*
    • E. Bronson Ingram: *FULL*
    • Unassigned Students: *FULL*

Additional Storage:

Vanderbilt’s preferred student storage vendor is Premier College Storage managed by The UPS Store.

Locations with UPS representatives will be set up in the following locations from Monday, April 22 – Saturday, May 4 (10AM – 5PM):

  • Kissam Center
  • E. Bronson Ingram College
  • Towers East Lobby
  • Highland Quad
  • Branscomb Quad Lobby
  • Commons Center
  • Peabody Lawn
  • Stambaugh House

Service Hotline: 615-327-4614