Brightspace: Onboarding 2023

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Welcome to Owen!

Welcome to Vanderbilt! We hope you consider choosing Vanderbilt as your academic home. We hope that you share in our excitement as you begin preparing to start the next step in your academic journey. Owen is a close-knit community you can call home and an environment where everything is oriented toward your success.

This admitted student website will help you begin the enrollment process. Follow the steps below for a smooth transition to Vanderbilt:

Step 1: Once you have accepted your offer of admission, you will receive an email about claiming your VUNetID. To activate your VUNet ID, click on the link provided in the email from the University Registrar’s Office. Alternately, navigate to this page and click on “Claim Student Account.”

Step 2: Once you have claimed your VUNet ID, you will receive information about immunizations, student health insurance and your Vanderbilt email.

Step 3: Set aside some time this summer to complete your Incoming Student Checklist. During Welcome Weekend, you will receive information about our incoming student checklist which is housed on the Brightspace course management center. At this time, you will be given more information on academic preparation for the fall, technology requirements, career support, and more. You will receive an incoming student checklist and will track your to-do list to get prepared for life at Vanderbilt.

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Financial Aid Information

Welcome to Owen: Financial Aid Information
The following links will direct you to each program's tuition and financial aid informational pages. Learn More.

Moving to NashvilleNashville Skyline

Nashville is a major southern city that combines charm and big-city buzz, a lower cost of living, a high quality of life, a population rich with diversity and world-class amenities. Learn More.

One Owen Orientation

Orientation signifies the true beginning of your time as an Owen student, where faculty, staff, and students all come together as a community to welcome you to the Owen Graduate School of Management. Learn More.

Submitting Transcripts

We require official transcripts from each university you have attended, conferred undergraduate degree, Master's degree, or non-degree, which you have listed on your application. Learn More.

Career Support Overview

Welcome to Owen: Career Support Overview
Owen’s Career Management Center (the CMC) provides individualized expert support to students while helping them navigate the internship and full-time employment processes. Learn More.

International Students

We are looking forward to welcoming to our community. Below you will find the next steps for starting the process to obtain your I-20. Learn More.

Academic and Student Affairs

Meet the Academic Programs Team
At Owen, you can expect a first-rate academic experience, access to valuable resources, and individualized support through the triumphs and challenges of your pursuits, both in and outside of the classroom. Learn More.

Meet the Leadership Development Team

Leadership Development Coaching
You have a unique opportunity to earn a degree from Owen while working on your leadership and professional development. Learn More.


The Student Health Center Graduate Immunization form outlines university and state-mandated vaccinations, as well as strongly recommended vaccinations. Learn More.

Student Health Insurance

Student Heallth Insurance
Vanderbilt University requires all eligible students to be covered by a health insurance plan.
Learn More.