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Travel and Logistics

PARKING

Parking for guests on Thursday, May 12, is available at the following locations:

  • 25th Ave. Garage (Guests & limited staff parking)
  • Lot 71 – ADA Wheelchair accessible
  • Lot 64 – Media/staff parking

Parking for guests on Friday, May 13, is available at the following locations:

  • N Lots
  • 25th Ave. Garage
  • Terrace Place Garage
  • Lot 75A
  • Lot 76
  • Lot 77

ADA Accessible Parking is available at the following lots:

  • Lot 71
  • Lot 73
  • Lot 40

Important Road Closures: Natchez Trace to Children’s Way and Jess Neely roads will be closed to traffic.

Please visit Vanderbilt’s Parking Services webpage for more information.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Campus Housing

Information is now available about residing on campus during the 2022 Commencement celebration and experiencing living on the Commons on Wednesday, May 11, Thursday, May 12, and Friday, May 13. Limited spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Experience real college life and stay in one of Vanderbilt’s residence halls. Back to basics accommodations include a traditional double room with two single beds, bed-linens, towels and bathrooms down the hall. Available May 11-13

Reserve your space for on-campus accommodations here.

Local Hotel Discounts

Holiday Inn Vanderbilt
Phone: 615-320-4854
Address: 2613 West End Avenue, Nashville TN, 37203
Offers 15% discount off of their Best Flex Rate for Vanderbilt Visitors. Visitors can contact Tiffany Easley for reservations at Tiffany.Easley@ihg.com / 615-321-8259 or use this link to book.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt
Phone: 615-340-8000
Address: 2400 West End Avenue, Nashville TN, 37203
Offers 15% discount through this link on any room type until LRA. Visitors should sign up for the Club to activate their 15% discount.

Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Vanderbilt/West End
Phone: 619-309-5885
Address: 1901 West End Ave, Nashville TN, 37203
Offers 20 rooms at a $289/night deal for Vanderbilt visitors.

Hampton Inn & Suites Elliston Place
Phone: 619-309-5885
Address: 2330 Elliston Place, Nashville TN, 37203
Offers 20 rooms at a $199/night deal for Vanderbilt visitors. 

Hampton Inn West End Vanderbilt
Phone: 619-309-5885
Address: 1919 West End Ave, Nashville TN, 37203
Offers 20 rooms at a $199/night deal for Vanderbilt visitors.

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Vanderbilt
Phone: 615-523-7915
Address: 1715 Broadway Avenue, Nashville TN, 37203
Offers a group block at a discounted rate of $269/night for Vanderbilt visitors.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt
Phone: 615-254-2170
Address: 1800 Division St, Nashville TN, 37203
Offers a block of 20-25 rooms at a discounted rate of $249/night between 5/12/22-5/14/22.

The Hutton Hotel
Phone: 615-340-9333
Address: 1808 West End Ave, Nashville TN, 37203
Offers a 20% discount on all room types, activated 5/11/22-5/15/22. In order to book, visitors should click on BOOK NOW and enter the code VANDY22 through this link.

Fairfield by Marriott Near Vanderbilt
Phone: 629-216-2331
Address: 109 29th Ave N, Nashville TN, 37203
Offers a 10% discount for Vanderbilt visitors.

TRAVEL

Getting to Vanderbilt from the Nashville International Airport
Take I-40 west to exit 209A. Turn left onto Broadway. Follow Broadway and veer right to West End Ave. Allow approximately 30 minutes driving time from the airport to Vanderbilt University. If traffic is light, it will take less time.

Getting to Vanderbilt via the Interstates

From the north, take I-65 to I-40 west and then look for I-40 east to exit 209B. Turn right on Broadway.
From the east or south, take I-40 west to exit 209A. Turn left on Broadway.
From the west, take I-40 east to exit 209B. Turn right on Broadway (US 70S).
Follow Broadway and veer right to West End Ave.

Vanderbilt is located a mile and a half southwest of downtown Nashville and is approximately four hours from Atlanta, three hours from Birmingham, two and a half hours from Knoxville, three hours from Louisville, and three hours from Memphis.