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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 year, the Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions will travel to a series of Road Show events across the country. Each ninety-minute program features a media presentation led by admissions officers covering Vanderbilt University's academic programs, campus life, the admissions process, and financial aid opportunities. There will be plenty of time for questions and conversation.

2019 Road Shows 

All times local

Location Date Time Venue Registration Link
Anchorage, AK 8/15/19 6:30 PM Z.J. Loussac Public Library Register
Fairbanks, AK 8/14/19 7:00 PM Noel Wien Library Register
Birmingham, AL 8/14/19 7:00 PM The Altamont School Register
Huntsville, AL 8/15/19 7:00 PM Bob Jones High School Register
Little Rock, AR 7/31/19 7:00 PM Pulaski Academy Register
Bay Area (San Mateo), CA 8/11/19 2:00 PM The Nueva School Register
Bay Area (San Jose), CA 8/12/19 7:00 PM Archbishop Mitty High School Register
Irvine, CA 8/14/19 7:00 PM Sage Hill School Register
Pasadena, CA 8/13/19 7:30 PM Polytechnic School Register
San Diego, CA 8/15/19 7:00 PM St. Augstine High School Register
Denver, CO 7/30/19 7:00 PM Valor Christian High School Register
Fairfield County, CT 8/12/19 7:00 PM Brunswick School Register
Wilmington, DE 7/28/19 7:00 PM Wilmington Friends School Register
Fort Lauderdale, FL 7/27/19 3:00 PM McArthur High School Register
Jacksonville, FL 7/30/19 7:00 PM The Bolles School Register
Miami, FL 7/31/19 7:00 PM Ransom Everglades School Register
Orlando, FL 7/31/19 7:00 PM Windermere High School Register
Tampa, FL 8/1/19 7:00 PM Berkeley Preparatory School Register
Atlanta (Central), GA 7/28/19 7:00 PM Mount Vernon Presbyterian School Register
Atlanta (North), GA 7/29/19 7:00 PM Marietta High School Register
Savannah, GA 8/1/19 7:00 PM The Savannah Country Day School Register
Honolulu, HI 8/11/19 3:00 PM McKinley High School Register
Chicago (West), IL 7/28/19 7:00 PM Chicago Marriott Naperville Register
Chicago (North), IL 7/29/19 7:00 PM The Westin Chicago North Shore Register
Indianapolis, IN 8/12/19 7:00 PM Hamilton Southeastern High School Register
Lexington, KY 8/11/19 7:00 PM Lexington Catholic High School Register
Louisville, KY 8/11/19 7:00 PM Fern Creek High School Register
Baton Rouge, LA 7/29/19 7:00 PM The Dunham School Register
New Orleans, LA 7/28/19 6:00 PM Ben Franklin High School Register
Boston, MA 8/13/19 7:00 PM Boston Marriott Newton Register
Annapolis, MD 7/29/19 7:00 PM Annapolis High School Register
Bethesda, MD 8/1/19 7:00 PM Georgetown Preparatory School Register
Portland, ME 8/15/19 7:00 PM Cheverus High School Register
Detroit, MI 8/14/19 7:00 PM Detroit Country Day School Register
Minneapolis, MN 7/31/19 7:00 PM Southwest High School Register
Kansas City, MO 8/14/19 7:00 PM Rockhurst High School Register
St. Louis, MO 8/13/19 7:00 PM Lafayette High School Register
Jackson, MS 7/30/19 7:00 PM Jackson Academy Register
Charlotte, NC 7/29/19 7:00 PM Providence Day School Register
Raleigh/Durham, NC 7/28/19 7:00 PM Cary Academy Register
Fargo, ND 8/1/19 6:00 PM Northport Library Register
Central Jersey, NJ 8/14/19 7:00 PM Montgomery Upper Middle School Register
North Jersey, NJ 8/13/19 7:00 PM Morristown High School Register
Albuquerque, NM 7/31/19 7:00 PM La Cueva High School Register
Las Vegas, NV 7/28/19 3:00 PM Enterprise Library Register
Long Island, NY 8/12/19 7:00 PM Portledge School Register
Manhattan , NY 8/11/19 7:00 PM Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel Register
Rochester, NY 8/15/19 7:00 PM Brighton High School Register
Westchester County, NY 8/11/19 7:00 PM Rye Country Day School Register
Cincinnati, OH 8/11/19 7:00 PM The Summit Country Day School Register
Cleveland, OH 8/13/19 7:00 PM Shaker Heights High School Register
Columbus, OH 8/12/19 7:00 PM New Albany High School Register
Oklahoma City, OK 8/15/19 7:00 PM Casady School Register
Philadelphia, PA 8/15/19 7:00 PM Friends' Central School Register
San Juan, PR 9/29/19 7:00 PM Baldwin School of Puerto Rico Register
Charleston, SC 7/31/19 7:00 PM Ashley Hall Register
Greenville, SC 7/30/19 7:00 PM St. Joseph's Catholic School Register
Chattanooga, TN 8/13/19 7:00 PM Signal Mountain Middle High School Register
Knoxville, TN 8/12/19 7:00 PM Farragut High School Register
Memphis, TN 8/1/19 7:00 PM St. Mary's Episcopal School Register
Austin, TX 7/30/19 7:00 PM St . Andrews Episcopal School Register
Dallas, TX 7/31/19 7:00 PM Episcopal School of Dallas Register
El Paso, TX 8/1/19 7:00 PM Loretto Academy Register
Fort Worth, TX 8/1/19 7:00 PM The Oakridge School Register
Houston, TX 7/28/19 7:00 PM St. Agnes Academy Register
San Antonio, TX 7/29/19 7:00 PM Alamo Heights High School Register
Salt Lake City, UT 7/29/19 7:00 PM West High School Register
Burlington, VT 8/14/19 7:00 PM Courtyard Burlington Harbor Register
Seattle, WA 8/13/19 7:00 PM The Bush School Register
Milwaukee, WI 7/30/19 7:00 PM University School of Milwaukee Register

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, current student, or alumnus/a as a guest speaker.

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

Your admissions officer may be in attendance. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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 roadshow@vanderbilt.edu.