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    Learn how to stay connected and explore alumni/ae news, milestones, and career achievements.

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    When you make a gift to the Divinity School, you enable our students to discover the possibilities of theological education and embrace prophetic lives of ministry and service. 

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    Stay informed on the latest VDS News & Events. 

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    Looking for a job? Explore postings that have been submitted to VDS. 

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inSpire Newsletter

inSpire is our monthly Alumni Newsletter at VDS. Read past newsletters and sign up to receive future newsletters to stay up-to-date on all that we are doing at VDS.

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Distinguished Alumni/ae Award

Vanderbilt Divinity School and the Graduate Department of Religion annually recognize distinguished alumni/ae whose accomplishments and contributions have had a broad impact and positive effect in various forms of ministry and scholarship. 

Graduation Awards and Certificates

See the awards and certificates presented at the VDS graduation ceremony.

Alumni/ae Resources:

As a Divinity School alumnus/a, you have access to a variety of programs and resources through the Vanderbilt Alumni Association. We encourage you to take advantage of the following services.  

  • Support the Divinity School
  • Lifelong Learning Opportunities

    Audit a Class

    Are you interested in continuing your education with the Divinity School? Why not audit a class or take a class as a non-degree seeking student? Click here to learn more or email us here.

    Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

    Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) provides adults, fifty and over, educational programs, stimulating tours, trips, and cultural activities and events in the Nashville area. 

    Commodore Classrooms

    Commodore Classrooms are Vanderbilt Chapter events that feature Vanderbilt faculty, and sometimes alumni, who lead a discussion on a variety of topics.  Find your chapter to see if a Commodore Classroom is coming to your city.

  • Benefits and Discounts

    The Vanderbilt Alumni Association offers the Alumni Benefits program to all alumni of the university. The benefits include ways to help you get fit and opportunities to continue your education after graduation. 

    The Alumni Discount Program provides members with an elite collection of local and national discounts from thousands of hotels, restaurants, movie theaters, retailers, florists, car dealers, theme parks, national attractions, concerts, and events through Abenity. Register today and enjoy full access to the discounts available to you as a benefit. 

  • Library Services

    Alumni/ae are welcome in all Vanderbilt campus libraries, including the Divinity library. Benefits include:

    • Access to a select group of specially licensed digital resources and databases
    • Borrowing privileges at all campus libraries
    • Access to the Revised Common Lectionary
    • Expert personal assistance by professional librarians

    Visit the Divinity Library alumni/ae website for more information on obtaining access and borrowing privileges. 

  • Career Resources

    Looking for a job? For a current list of positions that have been submitted to Vanderbilt Divinity School, click here.

    Join the Vanderbilt Divinity School Alumni Facebook group or LinkedIn group to connect with fellow Divinity graduates. 

    To view a list of job websites and Theological School job listing websites, visit our Prophetic Pathways page.