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The Wond’ry is currently CLOSED, except by appointment or reservation.

Read More About Wond’ry COVID-19 Operating Procedures

COVID-19 Innovation at the Wond’ry

The Wond’ry is Vanderbilt’s Center for Innovation and Design

Its three story, 13,000-square foot space, located in the heart of campus in Nashville, Tennessee, provides the tools and resources for students, faculty, staff, and community members to bring ideas to life. The Wond’ry offers state of the art makerspaces, virtual reality labs, workshops, training opportunities, and programs designed to support anyone from budding entrepreneurs to community changemakers. The Wond’ry welcomes students from all backgrounds, disciplines, and abilities, empowering them to develop innovative and creative solutions that change the world.


Wond’ry COVID-19 Operating Procedures

To help ensure the safety of our patrons, the Wond’ry has adopted the following procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • The Wond’ry is CLOSED for all visitors, except by appointment.
  • The Wond’ry is NOT available as a study space or meeting space.
  • Wond’ry Staff is available for online office hours. See the Team page for details.
  • Classes meeting in the Wond’ry (Prof. Sargent’s; Prof. Galloway’s) are held on the 2nd Floor.


The Wond’ry will continue offering makerspace services, but individuals must enter a reservation.

Walk-ins will not be permitted.

2nd Floor Maker Stations may be reserved by anyone with a VUNet ID
via the Innovation Portal (coming Aug 28) at the following hours:

Mon & Wed: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tue, Thu: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fri: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Learn how to make a reservation here.


3D Printing & Laser Cutting services available.
Email for details.
Pick up completed pieces @ the table near 2nd Floor Elevators.


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