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Nicholas S. Zeppos College

Nicholas S. Zeppos College will welcome its first cohort of students in Fall 2020.

Located at the corner of West End Avenue and 25th Avenue South, Zeppos College will be the fourth residential college to open in the West End neighborhood. The gothic-style building will house 335 sophomores, juniors, and seniors in four-person suites, traditional double rooms, and traditional single rooms. It also features a state-of-the-art dining hall, great room, study lounges, and several other event spaces designed to help foster community among students and residential faculty. Inaugural Faculty Head of Zeppos College Audrey Bowden, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of Residential Faculty Vanessa Beasley, and visiting faculty members will reside within the college.

Zeppos College represents an expansion of the Residential Colleges program—a key pillar of the Academic Strategic Plan representing vibrant living-learning communities that create transformative educational experiences for Vanderbilt students.

zeppos College council

The Zeppos College Council is comprised of five Vanderbilt student leaders who are residents of Zeppos, each dedicated to the development of the college community. Working alongside Dr. Bowden and gathering input from their fellow residents, the Zeppos Council generates programs that enrich the learning environment of the college. Residents in Zeppos College will be elected or appointed to the following positions at the beginning of the fall 2020 semester. More information about the selections process will be posted on the Community Building page in August.


Public Relations Chair

Sophomore Representative

Junior Representative

Senior Representative

Vanderbilt’s campus is more diverse and dynamic than ever before. With this exciting progress comes a heightened responsibility—and opportunity—to enrich the connections, camaraderie and support among our evolving community. Learn more about how the Residential Colleges system build cross-college community on the Community Building page.