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'Dores to Divinity Official Visit Days
Dinner with the Dean (First Tuesdays of the month)
Scheduling an Individual Visit
Admissions on the Road

'Dores to Divinity Official Visit Days

Dores to Divinity

Come spend a day with the Commodores!

We invite you to visit Vanderbilt and see if this might be the right place for you to take the next steps in your theological education.  Official visit days typically include opportunities to talk with current students, attend a class, talk about the application process and financial aid with an admissions officer, meet faculty, and tour the campus. 
Click on one of the dates below to register today!

Friday, October 9, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015

Saturday, November 14, 2015 (see note below)

Note re. Nov. 14 visit day:
This visit day is centered around "Transformative Justice", the theme for our 2015-16 Relevant Religion series. The Nov. 14 workshop will be led by the Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes, Dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School, and Dr. Jocelyn Briddell, Executive Director of Scarritt Bennett Center. The workshop, held from 9am-12pm, will address the question, "What do the faithful have to say about sustaining movements for social change?"


Dinner with the Dean (First Tuesdays)

Emilie M. Townes, Dean, Vanderbilt Divinity School

Prospective M.Div. and M.T.S. students are invited to join Dean Emilie M. Townes and featured faculty for an informal dinner and faculty presentation. Registration is limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sample Schedule:
5:30pm          Buffet Dinner
6:15pm          Faculty Presentation
7:00pm          Admissions & Financial Aid Q&A
Register by clicking on one of the dates below:

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - Victor Anderson, Oberlin Theological School Professor of Ethics and Society
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - Annalisa Azzoni, Senior Lecturer in Hebrew Bible
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - Jaco Hamman, Associate Professor of Religion, Psychology, and Culture
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - Fernando Segovia, Oberlin Graduate Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity


Individual Campus Visits

To schedule an individual visit, please click here to request a specific visit date or contact or call (615)343-3963.

Want to get to know Vanderbilt University?  Take a Virtual Tour online anytime!

Admissions on the Road

Event Location Date
Wild Goose Festival Hot Springs, NC July 9-12, 2015
Birmingham-Southern College Birmingham, AL September 30, 2015
The Summit (Youth Cartel) Nashville, TN November 6-7, 2015
American Academy of Religion / SBL Atlanta, GA November 20-24, 2015

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