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Anchor Days

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Designed specifically for admitted regular decision students:

  • See for yourself what life is like at Vanderbilt
  • Connect with current Vanderbilt students
  • Tour Campus
  • Enjoy a meal on The Commons
  • Meet Vanderbilt faculty

Registration is required. Choose the date that best fits your schedule. 

Dates and Registration info for 2021 will be announced in spring 2021.

 In addition to these special information sessions, admitted students are able to take advantage of our Daily Information Sessions and Campus Tours as well as 'Dore for a Day

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I stay?

For area lodging information, see our visitor information page

What should I wear?

Show your Vanderbilt spirit and join us in wearing Black & Gold. This is not required, but encouraged!

Can I bring a guest?

Yes, admitted students and their guests are welcome to attend Anchor Days.

Do I need to bring anything specific for my visit?

Wear comfortable clothes, especially shoes for the campus tour. 

Where do I park?

Reserved parking for Anchor Days is located in Parking Lot 77, which is located at the corner of Horton Avenue and 18th Avenue South, and in Parking Lot 82, which is located at the corner of Edgehill Avenue and 18th Avenue South. Upon your arrival, parking assistants will be available to direct you to the Commons Center, located at 1281 18th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212. Please refer to the parking signs to designated spaces.

What if I need to change or cancel my reservation?

To cancel or reschedule your reservation, please see the link in your confirmation email. 

Map of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons Center and Parking Lot 77

Please Note: If needed, guests may be dropped off in front of The Commons Center in the drive-way on Horton Ave. Cars must not be left unattended and will be required to move to the reserved parking lot after drop-off.

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