Membership Information

Since 1962, the University Club of Nashville, one of Middle Tennessee’s premier private clubs, has provided a central location for reasoned discussion and debate of important issues as well as superior dining and lounge services.  The comfortable and friendly setting offers opportunities to interact with a diverse group of individuals who have graduated from accredited colleges and universities in the United States and abroad.  The Club’s ongoing mission is actively promoted through monthly lectures, arts programs and a variety of theme-based culinary events offered to members.


The Club Lounge offers a casual grill menu and full beverage service with attentive staff.  Members can attend pre-game buffets and watch televised ball games.  The elegant Main Dining Room offers both buffet and daily menu specials for lunch.  Members can book parties or private meetings in the Art Gallery, Wedgewood Room or Cumberland Room.   Quiet niches are available for members wanting to work online. The entire building supports wireless computing.  During the warmer months, members gather in the enclosed patio around the waterfall. Patio tables with lighted umbrellas offer a garden setting amid the urban landscape. Complimentary parking in front of the University Club of Nashville is available to members for social events, meals and Vanderbilt sporting events.  


Membership Benefits:

  • Convenient location
  • Complimentary parking
  • Dinner dances
  • Holiday buffets/breakfasts
  • Banquet facilities
  • Special events
  • Private Member Lounge with plasma flat screen television
  • Business meeting services
  • Wireless internet access throughout the building
  • Members use membership number to sign for Club services
  • Monthly bills may be paid by Mastercard or Visa
  • Access to other university clubs in the United States and Canada through the reciprocal-use agreement as a member of the Association of College and University Clubs    




Membership Eligibility

The University Club of Nashville offers several categories of membership (see below). We look forward to hearing from you. If you have any questions, click here.


Regular Members

Faculty, staff, and alumni from the 18 accredited institutions that grant baccalaureate or post-graduate degrees in Middle Tennessee are eligible to join as Regular Members for a one-time initiation fee of $50 and dues of $45 monthly or $540 annually. These institutions include:


Aquinas College

Lipscomb University

Tennessee Tech University

Austin Peay State University

Meharry Medical College

The University of the South at Sewanee

Belmont University

Middle Tennessee State University

Trevecca Nazarene University

Cumberland University

Nashville School of Law

University of Tennessee Space Institute

Fisk University

O’More College of Design

Vanderbilt University

Free Will Baptist Bible College

Tennessee State University

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film


Associate Members

Other individuals who have successfully completed a baccalaureate degree from any accredited institution of higher learning in the world may join as Associate Members for a one-time initiation fee of $50 and dues of $45 monthly or $540 annually.  Applicants must be recommended by a Regular Member in good standing and the Membership Committee and approved by the Board of Directors.


Other Membership Categories:

Non-Resident Regular Member and Non-Resident Associate Member:
Individuals whose primary residence is outside Davidson County, Tennessee and its contiguous counties are eligible to join for a one-time initiation fee of $50 and dues of $30 monthly or $360 annually.


Senior Status:

Members who were previously Regular or Associate Members for one year and who are sixty-five (65) years of age or older regardless of employment status are eligible to continue their membership at a discounted rate.


Reciprocal Club Agreement:

As a member of The University Club of Nashville you have exclusive access to the Association of College and University Club's network of over 100 clubs around the world. ACUC’s mission is to facilitate reciprocal relationships between university clubs and their members.  The ACUC Reciprocal Club Listing provides a list of all the clubs your membership gives you access to.  Call the club for more details!