1. Driving Directions to Vanderbilt University

  2. Airport Transportation

  3. Suggested Parking

  4. Medical Research Building III, MRB-III, (NMR Workshop and Symposium on Saturday)

  5. Light Hall Area (Symposium Registration, Posters, Friday dinner)


Medical Research Building III (MRB-III): 465 21st Avenue South
Light Hall: 2215 Garland Avenue

Wesley Place Garage: 2043 Scarritt Pl
South Garage: 1504 24th Ave. S.
East Garage: 1210 Medical Center Dr. (22nd Ave S)

Overview of Campus Locations:

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1. Driving Directions to Vanderbilt

  • Getting to Vanderbilt from Nashville International Airport
    Take I-40 west to exit 209A. Turn left onto Broadway. Follow Broadway and veer left, stay on Broadway that will turn into 21st Ave South. It is about 9.5 mi and should take about 15-30 mi depending on the traffic.
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  • Getting to Vanderbilt via the Interstates

2. Airport Transportation

All major car rental companies have offices at the airport.

Alternatively, there is an airport shuttle service available by Gray Line Airport Express to and from the airport. The fares are $14.00 for one way and $25.00 round trip. No reservation is needed from the airport and the shuttle leaves about every 15-20 min. Please refer to the information online or call the company for more information (615-275-1180). Depending on the number of pick-up's or drop-off's, the ride will take about 30 min to Vanderbilt Medical Center or the several hotels in the area. Please confirm that your hotel is on the pick-up route upon reservation.

A cab ride from the airport runs about $20-30 and takes about 15 min, depending on the traffic.

3. Suggested Parking

It is easiest to leave your car at the hotel and use the hotel shuttle to get to MRB-III or Light Hall. Many hotels are also in walking distance. If you need to park near the Symposium locations, use either one of the parking garages (most of them have daily rates of ~$10) or on-street parking on Friday evening after 6pm or Saturday (metered during weekdays) as indicated on the map in the Overview of Campus Location" section.

  • Directions to Public Parking (official VU web page)

    Wesley Place Garage, 2043 Scarritt Pl

    South Garage, 1504 24th Ave South

    East Garage, 1210 Medical Center Dr

    4. MRB-III

    The Friday Workshop and Saturday Symposium will be held in 1220 MRB-III (Medical Research Building). This is the lecture hall on the first floor of the building.

    Easy access can be gained from 21st Ave S. from the Central Library and Library Lawn side as shown on the map in the Overview of Campus Location" section.

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    5. Light Hall Area

    Symposium Registration at 4pm, the Poster Session and Dinner will be in the North Lobby of Light Hall on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus. The picture shows the entrance from the Veteran's Administration Hospital side (West Entrance).

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    Sponsored by:

    If you woud like to sponsor this event, please contact Sheila Webb:
    (615) 875-5623, or E-Mail: Sheila Webb

    Bruker Biospin, NMR

    Cambridge Isotopes Laboratories, Inc.

    ISOTEC Inc.

    Wilmad LabGlass