In certain circles, Van Wilder is a living legend at Coolidge College, where he's been a student now for seven years, not yet having completed his degree requirements. Despite being bright, he never attends classes anymore, instead hosting parties, imparting his brand of wisdom to his adoring fans, hosting school organization fundraisers, and rallying the college spirit among the student body. Conversely, Van loves his Coolidge life. In his antics, he has a 2ic in Hutch, and always hires a personal assistant, this year's being a South Asian transfer student named Taj, who wants to learn from the best, namely Van. Van's college life is threatened when his wealthy neglectful father only now learns that Van is still in school, Wilder Sr. who has been paying his way all this time. As such, Wilder Sr. pulls the plug on that subsidy, meaning that Van has to figure out a way to pay for his Coolidge life. Because of his living legend status, Van becomes the subject of a series of articles by ...Written by
In the scene where Van Wilder is talking to the basketball team he is seen wearing a hat with the Volkswagen logo on the front. Which is a V above a W - Van Wilder's initials. See more »
When Van's father arrives at the party at the end of the movie to congratulate his son, he says that Gwen sent him a copy of the article, and he holds up a copy of The Liberator. But earlier in the film, we see Gwen send him a hand-typed copy since the paper wouldn't have gone to press yet. See more »
[quietly to new pledges]
Relax, guys, they're just Doritos.
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A couple of deleted scenes play on during the end credits including makeout scene outtakes and others. See more »
Region 1 "unrated version" contains additional footage not shown in theaters. The scene added back into the film is the gay students who audition to be Van's assistant at the beginning. See more »