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Prospective Student Visit Days - In-Person & Virtual

Vanderbilt Divinity School is planning Visit Days for prospective students this fall. You will speak with current students, interact with faculty, and tour the Divinity School and the University.

In-Person Visit Day: January 26th

Register here.

Individual Campus Visits - In-Person & Virtual

Vanderbilt Divinity School welcomes in-person campus visits Monday through Thursday during the fall semester. Sign up on a day that works with your schedule, and the staff of the Office of Admissions, Vocation, and Stewardship will put together a schedule tailored to your interests.

Visits may include sitting in on a class, lunch with a current student, campus tours, an interview with the Assistant Dean of Admissions, Vocation, and Stewardship or the Admissions Counselor, and on Wednesdays may include community worship. All visitors to campus must wear a mask, and make advance arrangements using the events calendar below.

Prospective students may be eligible for travel reimbursement and one night of lodging to make your visit feasible. More information is available when you sign up using the link below.

Vanderbilt Divinity School is delighted to offer virtual visits Monday through Thursday during the fall semester. Sign up for a day that works with your schedule and meet with a current student and an interview with the Assistant Dean of Admissions, Vocation, and Stewardship or the Admissions Counselor. On Tuesdays, you may join in virtual morning prayer. On Mondays and Thursdays, you may attend a virtual class.

We encourage you to check the homepage for virtual events such as lectures, panels, and special presentations by one of our innovative programs.

Plan Your In-Person or Virtual Visit to VDS Today

Virtual Tour of VDS

Virtual Tour of VU's Campus

Tour the Vanderbilt University Arboretum

 

Webinars

Join the Divinity School admissions and vocational discernment team in webinars exploring graduate theological education. You may find webinars and other recorded events on the VDS Facebook page, and on our website.

Doctor of Ministry in Integrative Chaplaincy at VDS ( Nov. 30th, 2pm Central)

Register here.

Repair & Prepare: Theological Education & Living Justice (Dec. 2nd, 7:30 pm Central)

Register here.

Access previous Admissions webinar recordings here.

Access previous Vanderbilt Divinity webinar recordings here.

Association of Academic Divinity Schools Joint Recruiting Events 

Vanderbilt Divinity School, Candler School of Theology, Duke Divinity School, Harvard Divinity School, Union Theological Seminary, University of Chicago Divinity School, and Yale Divinity School joint recruitment.

Application Tips (Dec. 14th, 6:00 pm Central)

Register here.