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PreVU: A Program for Rising Seniors

PreVU LogoOne of our most comprehensive programs, PreVU gives you a 360-degree view of everything that makes Vanderbilt one of the top universities in the world. Learn about our excellent academic programs, discover how we empower a diverse and talented student body through 420+ student-led organizations, get the facts about selective admissions and our no-loan financial aid policies straight from the officers themselves, tour our park-like campus, and meet with current students to hear what life is truly like as a Commodore. 

PreVU 2020 Dates and Registration

Thank you for your interest in PreVU 2020. Campus events at Vanderbilt are currently suspended due to COVID-19. Vanderbilt officials continue to monitor the situation closely, and we will update PreVU information as soon as we are able. Please continue to monitor our website for updates. We look forward to connecting with you for PreVU this summer – either on campus or online!

  • Monday, June 15
  • Friday, June 19
  • Monday, June 22 
  • Friday, June 26
  • Monday, June 29
  • Monday, July 6
  • Friday, July 10
  • Monday, July 13
  • Friday, July 17
  • Monday, July 20 
  • Friday, July 24
  • Monday, July 27
Please do not make non-refundable travel plans until you receive confirmation of your visit registration.

Tentative Schedule of Events*

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. — Check-in, campus organizations fair

8:30 – 8:40 a.m. — Welcome and opening remarks

8:50 – 9:35 a.m. — Academic presentations by the deans of the four undergraduate schools: Blair School of Music; College of Arts and Science; Peabody College of Education and Human Development; and School of Engineering

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.
— Admissions, merit scholarship, and financial aid information sessions

10:55 a.m. – 11:25 p.m.
Student panel  

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.
— Campus walking tour  

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
—Lunch and closing remarks

*Schedule subject to change.

Additional Information

Reserved parking for PreVU attendees is available at Terrace Place Parking Garage. Shuttles will take families from Terrace Place to the Student Life Center for program check-in. Families also have the option to walk to the Student Life Center.

Your visit will include a walking tour that lasts approximately one hour, so please dress comfortably.

Explore Nashville lodging options via the Vanderbilt Visitors Travel Portal.

Learn about campus happenings taking place during your visit. 

Map and Directions

Directions to Terrace Place Garage (GPS coordinates 36.1501963, -86.7996714):
From east of Nashville: Follow I-24/40W and take exit 209A. Turn left on Broadway and stay left onto Broadway at split. Turn right on 20th Ave and take second left onto Terrace Place. The garage will be on your right.

From south of Nashville: Follow I-65N to I-440W. Take exit 1 and merge onto West End Ave. Turn right on 21st Ave and take first left onto Terrace Place. The garage will be on your left.

From west of Nashville: Follow I-40W to I-440W. Take exit 1 and turn left onto Murphy Rd. Turn left on West End Ave. Turn right on 21st Ave and take first left onto Terrace Place. The garage will be on your left.

From north of Nashville: Follow I-65S to I-65S/I-40E. Take exit 209B and turn right on Broadway. Keep left onto Broadway at split and turn right on 20th Ave. Take second left onto Terrace Place. The garage will be on your right.

Below is a map with walking directions from Terrace Place Garage to the Student Life Center.

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Contact Information

Please email with any PreVU-related questions or contact your admissions counselor for general admissions questions.