Visiting VUSN

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing does not endorse any service/product of these merchants. This information is provided as a service to prospective Vanderbilt students and their families. When making your hotel accommodations,  be sure to let the hotel know you are an visiting the nursing school as they may offer discounts , and inquire about the shuttle service to Vanderbilt. Listed below are a number of hotels close to the Vanderbilt campus.

Visiting VUSN

Directions to Campus

From the north, take I-265 to I-40 east to exit 209B. Turn right on Broadway.
From the east or south, take 1-40 west to exit 209A. Turn left on Broadway.
From the west take I-40 east to exit 209B. Turn right on Broadway (US 70S).
Follow Broadway and veer right when it splits onto West End Avenue. Continue on West End to the stop light at 21st Avenue. Turn left on 21st Avenue. 21st is one-way. The School of Nursing will be on your right, across the street from the University School of Nashville Parking Garage. We are between the Central Library and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


Public paid parking is available on the first two floors of Wesley Place Garage, located on the corner of Scarritt Place and 21st Avenue. Metered street parking is also available on streets near campus. 

After parking and crossing 21st Avenue, turn left and head down the sidewalk by the Library toward the brick building with the large glass front in the large circle drive. This is the School of Nursing. You will enter on the Ground Floor, please check in at the front desk as soon as you walk in.

For more information, visit Vanderbilt Office of Parking Services.

Hotels Near VUSN

Please note: Rates are subject to availability and may change during the academic year. Some rates have a 4–5 night minimum. Must show student ID to receive VUSN Student rate. Due to campus/city special events VUSN rates may not be offered. 

Holiday Inn Vanderbilt
2613 West End Av

Hampton Inn & Suites Vanderbilt Elliston Place
1-888-880-5395 or 615-320-6060
2330 Elliston Place (5 blocks to School of Nursing)    

Hampton Inn Vanderbilt West End
1-800-880-5394 or 615-329-1144
1919 West End Av    

Hilton Garden Inn 
1715 Broadway Av    

Home2 Suites by Hilton
1800 Division St    

Homewood Suites Nashville Vanderbilt
2400 West End Avenue    


For students relocating to Nashville

Housing Options

For those moving to the Nashville area:
Please view the Housing Guide by Current VUSN Students or the VeryApt webpage to find a roommate.

Vanderbilt's Off Campus Housing Referral Service, - Select Off Campus Housing Referral, Sign Up, select GUESTS, complete information and register. A guest account will expire after 30 days. Once you matriculate and receive a VUNetID, you may upgrade your account to a Vanderbilt account.

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