Meetings

Many options are available on campus for meetings and special events, the great majority offer embedded audio-visual equipment including projectors, screens and speakers as well.

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Vanderbilt University is an ideal spot for planning your next meeting or conference. With a plethora of versatile event spaces we can accommodate meetings of any size. Click HERE for a complete list of all of our event spaces.

Contact us today to start planning your special event.

Contacts:
Jordan Carnell Hajacos
Assistant Director Sales and Marketing
(615) 322-2448
jordan.carnell@vanderbilt.edu

Brooke McVey
Event Manager, Sales and Marketing
(615) 343-0371
brittany.l.olsen@vanderbilt.edu

Featured Facilities:

Alumni Hall

Originally opened in 1925 and known for its architectural significance, Alumni Hall became a member of the National Register of Historic Places. Following a renovation in 2012, Alumni Hall transformed its spaces and now includes a new café, lounge, writing studio, new classroom, and reading room. The versatile space is perfect for meetings, speakers, receptions, and much more.

Reservable Spaces:

  • The Lounge
  • Classroom
  • Memorial Hall
  • Reading Room

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Kissam Center

Kissam Center is located on the edge of campus right off of West End and 21st. There are small rooms for a more intimate meeting or special event and multipurpose, classroom, and great rooms for a larger crowd. They also offer technical and audio/visual support for your conference, meeting or event needs. With sleeping rooms available during the summer, this is the perfect spot to host your conference or special event!

Reservable Spaces:

  • Moore Great Room
  • Warren Great Room
  • Classroom
  • Multipurpose Room
  • Meeting Rooms

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Langford

Langford Auditorium, situated in the heart of Vanderbilt’s campus adjacent to the medical center, is a spectacular venue for conferences, concerts, theater performances and more. Langford is a 1,100 seat auditorium with state-of-the-art acoustics, fabulous sightlines, cutting-edge technologies and a 28’x60’ stage.
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Sarratt Student Centers/Rand Hall

Sarratt Student Center/Rand Hall is centrally located on Vanderbilt’s campus and was initially two separate buildings. They were joined in 1986 and now boasts a fully functional cinema, complete dining hall, and a plethora of meeting rooms. Sarratt/Rand offers all of the benefits for a conference center.

Reservable Spaces:

  • Sarratt Cinema
  • Sarratt Gallery
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Lounge

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Student Life Center

The Student Life Center is located off of 25th and Vanderbilt Place and houses our largest event space. It features over 18,000 sq. ft. of event space of which includes the Commodore Ballroom- perfect for dances, dinners, and other large social functions. It is capable of splitting into 3 smaller spaces, making it great for smaller meetings and events as well. In addition, the Student Life Center is home to the Board of Trust meeting room and additional meeting rooms, all supplied with the latest in A/V technology.

Reservable Spaces

  • The Commodore Ballroom
  • Board of Trust Room
  • Lower Level Meeting Rooms

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Whether you are planning a conference, banquet, non-profit benefit, holiday party, or any other type of event, the Student Centers have the space to make your event great! With a plethora of reserve-able rooms, including the Student Life Center’s 9,000 square foot Commodore Ballroom, we have a wide variety of spaces for groups from 10 to over 1000. Let our friendly and professional staff help make your special event everything you want and more!

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