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Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2019: September 20-22

Family Weekend is the perfect opportunity for students, parents, grandparents, and siblings to enjoy the Vanderbilt experience. We have many fun and exciting events planned, including faculty lectures, tours, information sessions and more. You will also have the opportunity to meet with various deans and administrators.

We encourage you to arrive early Thursday evening or Friday morning to take full advantage of all the events scheduled on Friday.

To see the most up-to-date schedule of Family Weekend events, please view the online PDF here.

Travel Advisory

Please be aware that I-65 and I-440 will have major road closures during Family Weekend from 9:00 p.m. Friday, September 20 through 5:00 a.m. Monday, September 23 that may impact your travel plans.  Click here for more information.

Register for Family Weekend here!


  • Football Tickets  – Tickets to the Vanderbilt vs LSU football game will be available August 1.  Tickets are $122 (sideline) and $102 (endzone), inclusive of all processing fees.  There is a 6 ticket limit per order.  Please use promo code VUFAMILY2019.  Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.  This game is anticipated to SELL OUT.  We encourage you to order tickets early.  Your tickets will be emailed to you from the Vanderbilt Athletic Ticket Office.  Attendees are responsible for printing their own tickets and bringing them to the game.  Replacement tickets will not be available onsite.

  • Volunteer for Career Conversations – September 20 
    The Vanderbilt Career Center, in partnership with the Parents and Family Programs Office, will host Career Conversations: An Informative and Informal Parent/Student Networking Event during Family Weekend. Share your professional experience during this casual, small-group Q&A session to help students gain insight for their job searches and career paths.   Please contact the Parents & Family Programs office for more information.  If you are interested in volunteering click here.

If you have any questions, please give us a call at (877) 887 – 2736, or email