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 Graduates and Post-Master's Certificate Graduates

Sunday, August 4, 2019
Langford Auditorium

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Acute Care
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Women’s Health/Adult Nurse Practitioner 

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Emergency Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner


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


  • Pinning will take place at Langford Auditorium on August 4, 2019.
  • A section of seats will be reserved for graduates. 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 an hour.

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 to direct you to handicapped access areas.

Ticket Exchange

If you have extra tickets or will not be attending the Pinning Ceremony, please share your tickets with your classmates on our Facebook Ticket Exchange.  Please note that there are two sessions, an 11:00am session and a 2:00pm session. If you are exchanging tickets, please make sure your tickets are to the correct session.


Parking is available in the 25th Avenue Garage (Highland Avenue entrance only): 2401 Highland Ave, Nashville, TN 37212. Please visit this map for walking directions from the garage to Langford Auditorium. It is a 4 minute walk from the garage, if someone in your party cannot walk that far, they may be dropped off at the turnaround at the end of Garland Ave (see image below for drop-off area at turnaround).

pinning turnaround dropoff