Pinning Ceremony Information

Dean Linda Norman and the faculty of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing request the pleasure of your company for the presentation of the VUSN Pin to Masters of Science in Nursing Graduates and for the recognition of Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-Master's Certificate Graduates

Sunday, August 6, 2017
11:00 in the morning and 2:00 in the afternoon
Langford Auditorium
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Please RSVP here by July 15, 2017 or contact Sarah Ramsey to RSVP by email at or by calling 615-343-3334.


  • Pinning will take place in Langford Auditorium on Sunday, August 6, 2017.
  • A section of seats will be reserved for graduates. Seats will be labeled wtih graduates' names. If you fail to RSVP, you will not have a seat in alphabetical order. Please instruct your guests to take any other seats in the auditorium.
  • The ceremony is expected to last approximately one hour and 30 minutes.

Handicapped Access

Please let us know on your RSVP form if you have a guest who will be in a wheelchair or will need other special accommodations. Ushers will be on hand at Langford Auditorium to direct you to handicapped access areas.


View this map for directions. Parking is available in the Wesley Place Garage. Shuttle service will be provided from the garage.