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Visiting VLS

Visit our admissions events calendar to see all on-campus, off-campus and virtual VLS Admissions events by date. 

Visit our recruiting calendar for a list of upcoming in-person and virtual fairs and forums.

Virtual Admissions Events 

JD Information Sessions will be offered through the fall semester. Information Sessions are presentations given by an admissions officer about the law school, academic programs, Nashville, student life, etc., and provide the opportunity for prospective students to ask questions. 

On-Campus Events

Student-guided group tours and class visits are available. Space is limited and event registration is limited to prospective students only. 

To sign up to attend a group tour or a class visit, select the date you want to visit on the admissions events calendar , choose the tour and/or class visit, and fill out the registration form. Registration for tours and class visits will open later this summer.

Prospective students are welcome to take a self-guided tour of the law school Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM CT.
The Admissions Office has temporarily relocated outside of the law school building. Please contact the Admissions Office at 615.322.6452. 

The Admissions Office will be closed on the following dates: June 19, July 3 - 4, September 4, November 23 - 24, December 22 - January 1, 2024. 

Off-Campus In-Person & Virtual Recruiting Events
Each year, representatives from VLS attend recruitment events throughout the country including Law School Fairs and LSAC sponsored events. Visit our recruiting calendar for a full list of events.

Prospective students are welcome to contact the Admissions Office at 615-322-6452 or Please note that Nashville is in the Central Time Zone and all event/session times are in Central Time.

Video Tour of the Law School

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Get a glimpse of what is happening at Vanderbilt Law School. You can experience a day in the life of a student, get more familiar with our campus through mini tours, and learn about staff, faculty, and events at the law school.


Vanderbilt's hometown of Nashville, Tennessee is a vibrant, engaging city known proudly as "Music City, U.S.A." Located a little more than a mile from downtown, the university’s students, faculty, staff and visitors frequently cite Nashville as one of the perks of Vanderbilt. In the map below, explore and get to know the places of Nashville.


Where to Eat, Where to Live, Where to Shop, Where to Play




Plan your trip

Downtown Nashville

By air

Nashville International Airport is less than 10 miles from campus and is served by most major airlines.

By car

Nashville is located at the intersection of three major interstates: I-40, I-65 and I-24. Nashville is approximately 4 hours from Atlanta, 3 hours from Birmingham, 3 hours from Knoxville, 3 hours from Louisville, and 3 hours from Memphis. Vanderbilt is less than 2 miles from downtown Nashville.


Campus visitors and Vanderbilt community members can use hourly paid parking spaces in select parking lots and garages across campus for short-term and visitor parking needs. These spaces are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are marked with ParkMobile signs. Parking will be $3.50/hour effective July 1, 2022. All pay by phone transactions will incur a $0.45 transaction fee, including each extension of parking.  

The closest parking lots with paid parking spaces include Lot 5A (parking spots #10 - 15) and Lot 5B (spots #97 - 102). 

If spaces are not available, please visit Parking Services for Visitor Parking information.

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VLS Vicinity map