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Welcome to CASPAR

CASPAR is the College of Arts & Science Pre-major Academic Resource. We help pre-major students in the College of Arts and Science define their academic and future interests. Our dedicated academic advisers provide specialized support as students navigate course selection, choosing a major, and understanding university policies. We are excited to work with you throughout your first three semesters at Vanderbilt!


Book Now to schedule your in-person adviser meeting.

Or contact your adviser to schedule a virtual meeting via Calendly.


Spring 2022 Important Dates

Semester begins – Monday January 17

MLK Day – Monday January 17

Last day to waitlist – Thursday January 27

Last day to drop a class without penalty – Sunday January 30

Spring Break – March 5-13

Deadline to Declare Major -- March 14

Last day to withdraw from a class with a W – Friday March 25

Last day of classes – Friday April 29

Semester ends – Monday May 9


For a more detailed look at the 2021/22 Academic Calendar, please see here.