For those of you who wish to rent an apartment or house from AirBnB, Home Away, or VRBO while attending the Symposium, we recommend narrowing your search to the Vanderbilt/West End area. Other popular areas include Music Row, East Nashville, and downtown, all of which are less than a 15 minute Uber/Lyft or Bird Scooter ride from the meeting venue.
For those of you who would prefer a hotel, these hotels close to Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center:
- Aloft (1719 West End Avenue)
- Homewood Suites by Hilton (2400 West End Avenue)
- Hampton Inn Nashville/Vanderbilt (1919 West End venue)
- Loews Vanderbilt (2100 West End Avenue)
- Marriott at Vanderbilt (2555 West End Avenue)
- Scarritt Bennett Center (1027 18th Avenue South)
Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center – 310 25th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37240
Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center is a modern meeting venue which can comfortably hold up to 400 attendees. In addition to the main ballroom, where most of the symposium events will be held, there are breakout rooms and outdoor spaces for roundtable discussions and informal gatherings with old – and new – friends.
All meeting events will be held in the SLC Ballroom. For anyone attending with special needs the Ballroom is located on the first floor of the building and equipped with access ramps and elevators for easy navigation. Service animals – guide dogs, signal dogs, or other animals individually trained to provide assistance to a person with a disability – are permitted. Handicap parking is available across campus, with a limited number of spots available at the venue.
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