Visit Campus

aerial view of campus in the fall
students sitting on alumni lawn

Information Session and Campus Tour

Learn more about Vanderbilt from an admissions officer before you take a tour of our 340-acre, park-like campus.


Tour campus, get an inside look at our admissions process, participate in an admissions workshop designed to help you strengthen your application, hear from current students about life at VU and more through this half-day visit.

Class Visits

Get a deeper look into Vanderbilt academics by sitting in on a class. Class visits are available in each of our four undergraduate schools. 

Self-Guided Tour Only

Create your own tour: take a tour of campus at your own pace using our interactive Virtual Tour!

Organization Visits

Visiting Vanderbilt University with a group? Information sessions and campus tours are available for groups and organizations by submitting a request.  

Blair School of Music Visit Options

Information sessions and tours, class observation, and private lessons at Blair.

Pre-college Programs

Vanderbilt offers pre-college programs through Programs for Talented Youth, including summer residential programs and weekend courses. 

Parking, Lodging, and Nashville Visitor Information

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is located at 2305 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN, 37203. 


Parking is at a premium in midtown Nashville. If you need to park on campus, parking is available for admissions visitors at a pay garage, 2525 West End Garage (for GPS directions, use 2550 Kensington Place, Nashville, TN), about a 10-minute walk to your admissions event. For admissions events, validation is available for up to 4 hours if you follow all parking instructions.

  1. Before leaving your car, you must follow the posted “Scan to Pay and Park” instructions.
  2. Follow the steps to set up your account by entering your license plate and credit card details to avoid being ticketed.
  3. After your admission visit, to validate your parking, you must visit the reception desk at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or the checkout counter at the Vanderbilt Bookstore to scan a QR validation code. You may use this confirmation email as proof of attendance. Please check the bookstore hours before planning your visit.

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is not responsible for ticketing or towing during your campus visit. Vehicles that need higher than 7-foot clearance are not able to park in the 2525 West End Garage.


Looking for a place to stay in Nashville? Vanderbilt maintains a list of local hotels for visitors. 

Nashville Visitor Information

Learn more about our hometown, Nashville, including food & dining, activities, arts & culture, shopping, and more.