Owen is known for its inclusive and diverse social gatherings, events, and service projects. Families, spouses, and partners are included and a significant part of the Owen community. At Vanderbilt, in addition to getting a world-class education, you will develop relationships with your peers, faculty, staff, and alumni that often last a lifetime.
Clubs & Organizations
A cornerstone of the Vanderbilt experience is connecting with others through involvement and leadership in clubs and organizations. We invite you to reach out to any club you are interested in with questions about getting involved.
Families & Partners
Your family is our family! We offer a supportive community to families and partners of our students. We welcome them to participate and connect in a variety of ways.
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The research and learning centers and initiatives at Vanderbilt provide faculty and students the opportunity to advance research, design and develop new products, and collaborate across disciplines.
Enjoy the benefits of being a part of a larger university. Vanderbilt has so much to offer from arts and entertainment, to SEC sports, to campus-wide resources.
One of the most popular Owen traditions is Closing Bell, an all-school social gathering held every Thursday evening of the school year, hosted by various campus organizations. These events give the entire Owen community a chance to congregate, share a meal, dress up (or down), and have fun together. Watch the video to get a glimpse into the Closing Bell hosted by the Owen Black Students Association (OBSA) in honor of Black History Month.
The pass lets students join all affinity clubs for a one-time fee and gives them access to diverse programming