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The Graduate School is one of the ten colleges and schools of Vanderbilt University. The Graduate School is the pathway and official school of record for Graduate School student applications, admissions, registration and enrollment, monitoring and recording of academic progress and milestones (residency, qualifying examinations, candidacy, defense of dissertation), and the awarding of degrees.

Vanderbilt University Graduate School
117 Alumni Hall
2205 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37240

The Graduate School main office is located in Alumni Hall, Room 117, with additional offices in Room 010 downstairs. Please feel free to visit during our business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CST), Monday through Friday.

General email inquiries may be sent to the Graduate School

For questions regarding the application process or status, please contact your program of interest.

 

Staff & Administration

Vice provost for graduate education and dean of the graduate school, Andre Christie-Mizell

C. André Christie-Mizell
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and
Dean of the Graduate School

Email
615-343-8708
117 Alumni Hall
Terrah Akard

Terrah Akard
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Email
615-343-9953
010 Alumni Hall

Walt

Walt Bieschke
Associate Director
Graduate Admissions

Email
615-322-0236
2001 Grand Ave., Suite 113

Elizabeth Boyd Headshot Elizabeth Boyd
Executive Director of Operations
Email
615-322-3995
117 Alumni Hall
Don Brunsen

Don Brunson
Assistant Dean
Diversity, EDGE

Email
615-322-3939
2001 Grand Ave , Room 113G

SUSAN

Susan Hilderbrand
Program Coordinator, Academic Affairs

Email
615-322-3934
010 Alumni Hall 
Nick Hyer Nick Hyer
Program Coordinator, Graduate and Postdoc Academic Success
Email
615-322-5835
010 Alumni Hall 
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Kara Jones
Project and Social Media Coordinator

Email
615-343-0844
010 Alumni Hall
Amanda King Amanda King
Manager, Graduate Student Records
Email
615-322-3943
010 Alumni Hall
La Tisha Moore La Tisha Moore
Executive Assistant
Email
615-343-8708
117 Alumni Hall
picture of interim dean Bunmi Olatunji Bunmi Olatunji
Associate Provost for Graduate Education
Email
615-322-0060
117 Alumni Hall
Stacey Satchell

 Stacey Satchell
Director, Graduate and Postdoc Academic Success

Email
615-343-5835
010 Alumni Hall 

Sheri Stephens Sheri Stephens
Office Manager

Email
615-343-2727
117 Alumni Hall

Maya Suraj Maya Suraj
Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Graduate Admissions

Email
615-322-5750
2001 Grand Ave., Suite 113

Anna Thomas Headshot Anna Thomas
Director of Events and Communications 

Email
615-343-6295
010 Alumni Hall

Irene Wallrich Irene Wallrich
Associate Director
Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute
 Email
615-343-7030
010 Alumni Hall
Anna Weeks

Anna Weeks
Graduate Assistant

 Email
010 Alumni Hall