"Welcome to East House! Throughout the first-year Commons experience and entire collegiate career, East weaves a tapestry of diverse interests and unique talents into a vibrant, supportive community of successful students, educated leaders, and responsible citizens. By fostering intellectual curiosity and holistic personal development, East House provides a compassionate and engaging environment for meaningful interactions and genuine friendships. From dynamic dinner discussions with our Faculty Head, Dr. Seymore, to weekly "East Feast" programs, all East residents are inspired, empowered, and encouraged to positively influence our Vanderbilt campus culture and global society."
-Emily Thompson, Head Resident Advisor
Signature ProgrammingSignature programming at East House includes the following events:
- Thought & Snacks: On Monday evenings, Faculty Head of House Dr. Seymore hosts a study break. Residents can discuss, relax and grab a snack with other members of the house. Occasionally, various campus organizations and events will attend Thought & Snacks to introduce students to different opportunities to get involved across campus.
- BreakfEAST: Dr. Seymore and/or the RA staff serve residents pancakes and waffles on a few Sunday mornings throughout the school year.
- Sunday fEAST: Dr. Seymore will host Sunday dinners with other professors , Vanderbilt alumni, and community members where students have the opportunity to engage in intellectual conversations, enjoy a good meal, and build relationships outside of the classroom.
East House HAC
Elections/appointments to the House Advisory Council occurred in early September. For more details ask your RA staff or email Program Coordinator Aimee Robinson.