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CommonVU Text Alerts

The Vanderbilt University App is your guide for all things related to life at Vanderbilt. The Ingram Commons offers a comprehensive section in the app with information, scheduling, and logistics for CommonVU Orientation and First-Year Move-In. 

Download the Vanderbilt University App

Downloading is Quick and Easy

  • The free Vanderbilt University App is available to download through whichever app store corresponds with your device. 
  • After downloading the Vanderbilt University App, click the CommonVU First Year Move-In icon.
  • Parents and family members are welcome to download the app as well.  
  • This is NOT AlertVU.

With additional questions about CommonVU Orientation, please contact the Office of the Dean of The Ingram Commons at or call the New Student Hotline at (615) 322 - 4948.  Parents can also find support by calling the Parent Helpline at (877) 887 - 2736 or emailing