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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 assistance with the application process to Graduate Admissions and for information regarding application status, contact your program of interest. 

 

Staff & Administration

Mark T. Wallace
Dean of the Graduate School

Email
615-343-2727
117 Alumni Hall
Sheri Stephens Sheri Stephens
Assistant to the Dean
 
Email
615-343-2727
117 Alumni Hall
Richard Hoover Richard Hoover
Associate Dean 
Academic Affairs
Email
615-322-3944
117 Alumni Hall
Bunmi Bunmi Olatunji
Associate Dean 
Academic Affairs
Email
615-322-3944
117 Alumni Hall
Clare McCabe Clare McCabe
Associate Dean
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Email
615-322-6853
010 Alumni Hall
Mary Michael Woolman Mary Michael-Woolman
Assistant Dean
Operations
Email
615-936-0273
117 Alumni Hall
Don Brunsen Don Brunson
Assistant Dean
Diversity, EDGE
Email
615-322-3939
010 Alumni Hall
Ruth Schemmer Ruth Schemmer
Assistant Dean
Career Development
Email
615-322-8088
010 Alumni Hall
Liz Leis Liz Leis
Student Services Assistant
 
Email
615-322-3934
117 Alumni Hall
Amanda King Amanda King
Student Services Assistant
 
Email
615-322-3943
117 Alumni Hall
Denise Malone Denise Malone
Director
Communications and Outcomes
Email
615-936-1898
117 Alumni Hall
Walt Walt Bieschke
Assistant Director
Graduate Admissions
Email
615-322-0236
117 Alumni Hall
Irene McKirgan Irene McKirgan
Assistant Director
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Email
615-875-9123
117 Alumni Hall
Chad Smith Chad Smith
Program Coordinator
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Email
615-875-1853
117 Alumni Hall
Katie Clements Katie Clements
Project Coordinator
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Email
615-322-1564
010 Alumni Hall
Sheri Kimble Sheri Kimble
Administrative Assistant
Assistant to Deans Brunson and Schemmer
Email
615-343-0844
010 Alumni Hall
Stacey Satchell Stacey Satchell
Graduate Life Coach
 
Email
615-343-5835
010 Alumni Hall
Irene Wallrich Irene Wallrich
Assistant Director
Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute
Email
615-343-7030
010 Alumni Hall