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Hank Ingram House

"With so many diverse perspectives and experiences coming together under one roof, Hank Ingram House serves as the catalyst for a year of engagement, growth, and authenticity. Our goal is for each of our residents to take an active role in shaping the community that is built in Hank and on Vanderbilt campus, while we are committed to providing a space for our 300 family members to leave their mark and to call home. By the end of the year, you will know that Hank’s House has become your house." - Linda Cui and Robyn Du, Head Residents

Opened in August 2008, Hank Ingram House is located next to the Dean’s Residence. “Hank’s House” provides modern features in a classic building housing approximately 290 first-year students in traditional double rooms. Students live on floors 2-7 of this seven story building. On the first floor, students will find the laundry, an adjoining study space, and two music practice rooms. The second floor includes an apartment for the Faculty Head of House, two seminar rooms, a study space, and a common kitchen for building residents. Floors 3-6 each have a large study area and six shared bathrooms with showers. The seventh floor has a study area and three shared bathrooms with showers. The building is fully air conditioned. Corridors and common areas are carpeted. Student rooms have tiled floors.

Signature Programming 

Signature programming at Hank Ingram House includes the following events:

  • Hank Hang: Weekly signature study break on Mondays at 8 p.m. 
  • Connect Floor Dinners: Entire floors are invited into the Faculty Head's apartment for dinner catered by a local restaurant with guests from around the university and community leading a variety of small group discussions.
  • Hank Health: Small group events on a variety of topics with guests ranging from religious and spiritual leaders to yoga practitioners, doctors and other healers.
  • Service Projects: Members of the house work together with a local Nashville non-profit agency.

Hank Ingram House HAC

Elections/appointments to the House Advisory Council will occur in early September.  If you're interested in joining your House Advisory Council, be sure to attend one of the mandatory House Advisory Council Interest Meetings on Sunday, August 27.  For more details ask your RA staff or email Assistant Director Natalee Erb.