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Vanderbilt Road Show


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We're going on tour. Come see us in venues across the country.

This August and September, the Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions will travel to a series of Road Show receptions across the country. Each ninety-minute program typically features a media presentation led by admissions officers, a question-and-answer session, and alumni or Vanderbilt parents as speakers. Don't miss this chance to visit with members of our admissions staff and to learn more about Vanderbilt's academic opportunities, student life, and affordability through financial aid.

Use the map below to see where the Road Show will take Vanderbilt admissions counselors this year and then complete the required registration form for the event nearest you.* 

Register for the Road Show!


View Late Summer Road Shows in a full screen map

Alabama Birmingham 08/10/14 3:00-4:30pm Vestavia Hills High School Map Register
Alabama Huntsville 08/10/14 3:00-4:30pm US Space and Rocket Center Map Register
Arizona Phoenix 08/05/14 7:00-8:30pm Four Points by Sheraton Tempe Map Register
Arizona Tucson 08/04/14 7:00-8:30pm The Westin La Paloma Map Register
Arkansas Little Rock 08/12/14 7:00-8:30pm Mount St. Mary Academy Map Register
California Irvine 08/06/14 7:00-8:30pm Courtyard Irvine Spectrum Map Register
California Pasadena 08/05/14 7:00-8:30pm Hilton Pasadena Map Register
California San Diego 08/03/14 1:00-2:30pm Marriott San Diego La Jolla Map Register
California Santa Barbara 08/07/14 7:00-8:30pm Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta Map Register
California Santa Monica 08/04/14 7:00-8:30pm Santa Monica Public Library Map Register
Florida Ft. Lauderdale 08/04/14 7:00-8:30pm Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale Map Register
Florida Jacksonville 08/07/14 7:00-8:30pm The Museum of Science and History Map Register
Florida Miami 08/03/14 3:00-4:30pm Frost Museum of Science Map Register
Florida Orlando 08/06/14 7:00-8:30pm Lake Highland Preparatory School Map Register
Florida Tampa 08/05/14 7:00-8:30pm Tampa Bay History Center Map Register
Georgia Atlanta Central 08/03/14 3:00-4:30pm North Atlanta High School Map Register
Georgia Atlanta North 08/04/14 7:00-8:30pm Hilton Marietta Hotel & Conference Center Map Register
Hawaii Honolulu 09/08/14 6:30-8pm Iolani School Map Register
Indiana Indianapolis 08/07/14 7:00-8:30pm North Central High School Map Register
Kentucky Lexington 08/13/14 7:00-8:30pm Lexington Public Library - Central Map Register
Kentucky Louisville 08/14/14 7:00-8:30pm Muhammad Ali Center Map Register
Louisiana New Orleans 08/14/14 7:00-8:30pm Mount Carmel Academy Map Register
Maryland Baltimore 08/13/14 7:00-8:30pm Gilman School Map Register
Maryland Bethesda 08/12/14 7:00-8:30pm Georgetown Preparatory School Map Register
Massachusetts Boston 08/10/14 3:00-4:30pm The Westin Waltham Boston Map Register
Mississippi Jackson 08/13/14 7:00-8:30pm Jackson Preparatory School Map Register
Nevada Las Vegas 08/03/14 5:00 - 6:30pm Hilton Garden Inn Las Vegas Strip South Map Register
New Jersey Morristown 08/12/14 7:00-8:30pm Morris Museum Map Register
New York Brooklyn 08/13/14 7:00-8:30pm Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel Map Register
New York Manhattan 08/11/14 7:00-8:30pm Club 101 Map Register
New York Westchester 08/14/14 7:00-8:30pm Renaissance Westchester Map Register
North Carolina Charlotte 08/06/14 7:00-8:30pm Charlotte Country Day School Map Register
North Carolina Raleigh 08/07/14 7:00-8:30pm Ravenscroft School Map Register
Ohio Cincinnati 08/06/14 7:00-8:30pm Sharonville Convention Center Map Register
Ohio Cleveland 08/04/14 7:00-8:30pm Great Lakes Science Center Map Register
Ohio Columbus 08/05/14 7:00-8:30pm Hilliard Darby High School Map Register
Oklahoma Oklahoma City 08/06/14 7:00-8:30pm Casady School Map Register
Oklahoma Tulsa 08/07/14 7:00-8:30pm Holland Hall Map Register
Pennsylvania Philadelphia 08/14/14 7:00-8:30pm Harriton High School Map Register
Pennsylvania Pittsburgh 08/03/14 3:00-4:30pm Winchester Thurston School Map Register
South Carolina Greenville 08/05/14 7:00-8:30pm St. Joseph’s Catholic School Map Register
Tennessee Chattanooga 08/11/14 7:00-8:30pm Chattanooga Mariott Downtown Map Register
Tennessee Knoxville 08/12/14 7:00-8:30pm Farragut High School Map Register
Tennessee Memphis 08/11/14 7:00-8:30pm Hutchison School Map Register
Texas Austin 08/13/14 7:00-8:30pm St. Andrew's Episcopal School Map Register
Texas Dallas 08/14/14 7:00-8:30pm Dallas Marriott Los Colinas Map Register
Texas Houston 08/11/14 7:00-8:30pm The Westin Oaks Houston Galleria Map Register
Texas San Antonio 08/12/14 7:00-8:30pm Alamo Heights High School Map Register
Virginia McLean 8/11/2014 7:00-8:30pm Courtyard Tysons Corner Fairfax Map Register

*Please view information on our other travel programs if you don't see your city on the list.

Vanderbilt Road Show FAQ:

1. What exactly is the Vanderbilt Road Show?

While we encourage all families to visit campus, the Road Show provides you with one way to learn about Vanderbilt without having to travel. Each 90-minute program typically features a media presentation led by Vanderbilt admissions officers and a question-and-answer session. Join us to learn more about Vanderbilt's unique campus, premier academic programs, the admissions process, and expanded financial aid opportunities. Many events will also feature a current Vanderbilt parent or alumnus/a as a guest speaker.

2. When are the Vanderbilt Road Shows?

In 2014 we will hold one leg of Vanderbilt Road Show events in May & June with another leg to follow in August & September.  

3. Will my admissions officer be in attendance at the Road Show in my area?

While we try our best to send admissions officers to their territories, it is not always possible. All of our admission officers are knowledgeable about the admissions process, as well as campus life, so the presentation will be informative and worthwhile to attend, even if your counselor is not in attendance. If you are interested in establishing contact with him or her, you can find your admissions counselor's name and email address on the admissions counselor website.

4. My city is not listed. Will Vanderbilt be visiting my area any time soon?

Our admissions counselors travel to various cities and states to participate in high school visits or college fairs. Please check our college fair website or speak with your high school counselor to find out if we will be visiting your area soon. We also host evening programs across the United States and internationally with other colleges and universities. These joint travel programs typically include formal presentations from each school, as well as time for questions.

5. The event I prefer to attend is full. Is there a waitlist for the event? How can I attend?

In addition to regular registration, each event also has a waitlist set up for registration. If your preferred event is showing as full, we have reached capacity for the venue and the waitlist is currently full as well. We recommend checking back at another time as guests may change their plans and cancel their registration. You may also want to check our travel page or speak with your high school counselor to find out if we will be visiting your area soon.

6. If I cannot attend a Road Show event, how can I visit campus?

All students and parents are encouraged to visit campus. You may schedule an information session and campus tour, or attend any of our campus programs. Please see our campus visit website for more information. Registration is required for all of our campus visit programs, so we encourage visitors to register in advance and confirm your visit prior to making travel arrangements.

6. May I bring my parents or friends to the Road Show?

When you register, you are welcome to include your parents in the total number of people in your party. We strongly encourage additional students to register individually for the event.

7. I am a high school counselor interested in attending the Vanderbilt Road Show. How do I register to attend?

We would be happy to have you! Please email Road Shows Coordinator Andrew Moe with your name, high school, the event location date, and number of guests in your party. Due to seating capacity, please let us know as soon as possible so we can accommodate you.

8. Do I need to wear specific attire to the Road Show?

No. Please come dressed comfortably and you may wish to bring a jacket or sweater as some venues may be drafty.

For further information, please contact Road Shows Coordinator Andrew Moe.