Wednesday, August 23 - Friday, August 25
Join us for New Student Orientation. You'll meet some of your fellow students, faculty and department staff, including a one-on-one session with your academic advisor. Orientation will include information sessions on such key aspects of your graduate school career as financial aid, the Student Government Association (SGA), and tours of the Tidewater Building and Matas Library.
Click on each day for a schedule of events.
The first day of orientation runs from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, starting with registration and the Opening Welcome. This session will provide key information on school-wide policies, campus safety procedures, and introduce you to members of the Tulane's staff. Lunch will be provided for you and can be eaten at your department meeting locations or in one of the first floor student lounges (requires student ID for access). After lunch, you will have a chance to meet with yout department chair and academic advisor where you can discuss your goals for your degree and possible class schedules. Finally, registration for classes will also begin.
|8:00 AM||Registration and Coffee- Tidewater Building, 1st Floor Gallery|
|9:00 AM||Opening Welcome- Tidewater Building, 1st Floor Auditorium|
|12:00 PM||Lunch- 1st Floor Gallery|
|1:00 PM||Department breakout and advising sessions.- Tidewater Building, You will be directed to your chosen department's offices.|
Thursday's schedule is more flexible. Events run from 10:00 AM until 4:30 PM and you may choose to attend one of two Financial Aid Orientation Sessions and Campus Tours. Both will last approximately an hour. If you have any questions about Tulane's computer services or if you need help setting up your personal computer for school, you may want to stop by the Academic Information Systems (AIS) Technology Open House. If you did not have the opportunity to meet with your advisor on Wednesday, a meeting can be arranged for any time on Thursday.
|10:00 AM||Financial Aid Orientation- Tidewater 12th floor, Room 1210|
|11:00 AM||Student Government Association (SGA) Ambassador Tour- Tidewater Building Lobby|
|1:00 PM||Student Government Association (SGA) Ambassador Tour- Tidewater Building Lobby|
|2:00 PM||Financial Aid Orientation- Tidewater 12th floor, Room 1210|
|3:00 PM||Academic Information Systems (AIS) Technology Open House- Tidewater 12th floor, Room 1201|
Friday is a light day, allowing students to settle in and begin exploring New Orleans. before classes begin on Monday. All students are welcome to attend the 9:00 AM session focusing on Matas Library. It will be about an hour long. Tulane's SPHTM International students will be required to attend a special orientation session running from 8:30 AM until 1:00 PM.
|8:30 AM||Mandatory F1/J1/Exchange International New Student Orientation- TBA
Lasts 4.5 hours
|9:00 AM||Health Sciences Library (Rudolph Matas Library) Orientation- Tidewater Building, 12th Floor, 1201|
We look forward to meeting you!