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WELCOME NEW TULANE STUDENTS ,
We’re thrilled to have you join our Tulane family this fall! You have chosen to join an exceptional community of students,
staff, and faculty. Our hope is to help facilitate your growth and allow you to flourish throughout your college experience.
New Student Orientation and Fall Welcome are two signature programs coordinated by the Office of New Student &
Leadership Programs each year that we design specifically to set you up for success as you embark on your college journey.

This New Student Guide has been intentionally designed to answer your questions and provide you with essential infor-
mation to you can go through the summer with peace of mind. We know how tough transitions can be and want to make
sure you know that our campus is here to help.

The New Student Guide is divided into four sections:

         SNEAK PEEK: Check out a sneak peek of New Student Orientation and Fall Welcome events coming up
         in August to help you plan for all the excitement.

         NEXT STEPS: Our New Student Checklist, important dates and deadlines, and “Speaking Tulane” list will
         help you prepare to come to campus and maximize your time as a first-year student.

         RESOURCES: We’ve compiled resources, events, and programs from many departments on campus that will
         help get you connected to staff and introduce you to programs and activities that span involvement, academic
         resources, campus health, and support services.
         SERVICES: Learn about our many campus services that will help you navigate your first year on campus.
We encourage you to begin using this New Student Guide now. Reference it throughout the summer and especially during
your first weeks on campus. Our staff is here to support you. Please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have questions. For
now — get ready to join in the fun, make friends, and ROLL WAVE!

                                                 Welcome home!

                                                 New Student & Leadership Programs
                                                 Division of Student Affairs
                                                 Tulane University
                                                 Our Work Starts With You.

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4    SNEAK PEEK
     NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
     FALL WELCOME
     TOP 10: ADVICE FROM THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
     MEET THE WAVE LEADERS
8    NEXT STEPS
     CLASS OF 2023 NEW STUDENT CHECKLIST
9    SPEAKING TULANE
10   RESOURCES
     LIVING ON CAMPUS
11   GETTING INVOLVED
        CAMPUS RECREATION
        FIND YOUR PLACE AT THE LBC
        GREEK LIFE
        MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS
        RELIGIOUS LIFE
        LGBTQ+ LIFE
18   NEWCOMB INSTITUTE
19   NEWCOMB-TULANE COLLEGE
        ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING
        ACADEMIC LEARNING & TUTORING CENTER
        SUCCESS COACHING
        CENTER FOR ACADEMIC EQUITY
        CENTER FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION
        HONORS PROGRAM
        NEWCOMB-TULANE COLLEGE PROGRAMS
25   CAMPUS HEALTH
        THE HEALTH CENTER FOR STUDENT CARE
        THE WELL FOR HEALTH PROMOTION
        CAPS FOR COUNSELING SERVICES
29   GOLDMAN CENTER FOR STUDENT ACCESSIBILITY
30   CASE MANAGEMENT & VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES
31   STUDENT CONDUCT
32   SAFETY & SECURITY
33   EMERGENCY RESPONSE
34   STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
35   CAMPUS SERVICES
38   DINING SERVICES
41   MAIL SERVICES
47   TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
51   WHO’S NEW AT TU BOOK
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 Schedule Overview
                                 RIGHT THIS WAY
                                   (The complete schedule will be available in August 2019.)

 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21
 8 AM–6 PM           MOVE-IN DAY
 8–9:15 PM           FIRST FLOOR MEETING WITH RESIDENT ADVISORS & WAVE LEADERS
 9:45–11 PM          WELCOME TO THE WAVE

 THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
 7:30 AM             STUDENT-FACULTY MORNING RUN-WALK (Optional for new students)
 9–10:30 AM          ACADEMIC RESOURCE & STUDENT ENGAGEMENT OPEN HOUSES (Families welcome)
 10:30–11:15 AM      WAVE LEADER MEETING (Students only)
 TBA                 PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS TO PARENTS OF NEW STUDENTS (Families only)
 11:30 AM–12:30 PM   ONE COLLEGE, ONE TULANE (Newcomb-Tulane College Orientation, students only)
 12:30–2:30 PM       ACADEMIC SCHOOLS OPEN HOUSES & RECEPTIONS (Families welcome)
                     Architecture, Business, Liberal Arts, Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Science & Engineering
 2–3 PM              FAMILY FAREWELL
 3–5:45 PM           STUDENT ROTATIONS (with First-Year Seminar Groups): READING PROJECT DISCUSSIONS,
                     FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR MEETING, WORKSHOPS ON ACADEMIC SUCCESS
 EVENING             THE HOOK UP INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE & INTEREST SESSIONS
 LATE EVENING        RESIDENCE HALL PROGRAMMING TBA

 FRIDAY, AUGUST 23
 8–9 AM              STUDENT-FACULTY YOGA ON NEWCOMB QUAD (Optional for new students)
 9–10 AM             RESIDENTIAL LEARNING COMMUNITY & RESIDENTIAL FACULTY BREAKFASTS
 MORNING TBA         FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY EXAMS
 10:15–11 AM         WAVE LEADER MEETING
 11:30 AM–12:30 PM   PRESIDENT’S CONVOCATION FOR NEW STUDENTS
 3–5:45 PM           STUDENT ROTATIONS (with First-Year Seminar Groups): READING PROJECT DISCUSSIONS,
                     FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR MEETING, WORKSHOPS ON ACADEMIC SUCCESS
                                    EVENING           ROCK THE REC & CLASS OF 2023 PHOTO

                                          SATURDAY, AUGUST 24
                                          10 AM–4:30 PM STUDENT ROTATIONS (with Wave Leader Small Groups)
                                                        LIVE WELL AT TU, CAMPUS TOUR — WHERE ARE MY CLASSES?,
                                                        DIVERSITY & INCLUSION PROGRAM
                                          EVENING       TULANE AFTER DARK EVENING ACTIVITIES

                                          SUNDAY, AUGUST 25
                                          MORNING             RELIGIOUS LIFE PROGRAMS (Optional for new students)
                                          MORNING TBA         FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY EXAMS
                                          1–2 PM              WAVE LEADER SMALL GROUP MEETING
                                          2:30–5 PM           PIECE PROJECT
                                          5–8 PM              FIRST FEST ON THE BERGER FAMILY LAWN

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    								OUTREACH TULANE
    CAMPUS CUP
    THE O ICE CREAM SOCIAL
    TULANE ACTIVITIES EXPO
    NTC PENTHOUSE PARTY
    TULANE AFTER DARK EVENTS
    RELIGIOUS LIFE PROGRAMMING
    FIRST-YEAR COMMUNITY DINNERS
                                                        CPS WELCOME BACK BBQ
                                                        BBQUEER
                                                        TULANE TUESDAYS
DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS         (504) 865-5180
 G11 LAVIN-BERNICK CENTER     ORIENTATION@TULANE.EDU
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NEW ORLEANS, LA 70118-5698     ORIENTATION.TULANE.EDU
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Top row, L–R: Asher Cohen, Meredith Galanti, Jared Imber, Sahana Koundinya. Bottom row, L–R: Callie Belback, Kennon Stewart, Dylan Pinion, Brooke Benjamin.

BOD SQUAD’S TOP TEN TULANE TIPS
The New Student & Leadership Programs’ Board of Directors                           7. Self-care is key. Go for a walk or jog in Audubon Park
(also known as the “BOD Squad”) is comprised of 8 upper-                            to clear your head. The scenery is beautiful and it’s a great
classmen who help NSLP staff to plan and implement your                             way to interact with the community and get some fresh air
transition to Tulane! As experienced and successful student                         right off campus.
leaders, they’ve compiled these tips to help you succeed.                           8. Don’t be afraid to utilize mental health resources like
1. Follow Tulane-specific social media to stay in the know                          Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Most
about events, clubs, and organizations! (Follow @tulanenslp                         students are living away from home for the first time, are in
on Instagram!)                                                                      a much larger community than they are used to, and struggle
2. Go ahead and prepare yourself to make mistakes—it’s not                          with their transition to college. It’s perfectly normal for your
the end of the world if you fail a test or make a social faux-pas.                  mental health to take a hit with so much going on and there
3. Office hours are a BLESSING. Go to them! Professors                              is no shame in reaching out for help when you need it!
want to help you.                                                                   9. If you ever get bored of the Commons, check out the
4. Asking for help is not only okay, but encouraged—use                             Orleans Room at Loyola. We have access to it through our
the tutoring center, request a Success Coach, and reach out                         meal plan, and their dessert bar is amazing.
to your Wave Leader or Resident Advisor for support.                                10. Broaden your horizons, spread your wings, and try to
5. Call your family once a week. They miss you!                                     see and do something new every week (try a new restaurant,
6. Trust us—it’s okay if you don’t go to that one party that                        attend a new organization’s event, grab coffee with a new
one day. Do you!                                                                    person—this will help you see all that Nola has to offer!)

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MEET THE WAVE LEADERS
WHO ARE THE WAVE LEADERS?                                         MAY I REACH OUT TO MY
Wave Leaders support the orientation and transition of            WAVE LEADER EVEN AFTER
new students throughout New Student Orientation (NSO)             NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION?
and Fall Welcome. Wave Leaders are assigned to specific
                                                                  Of course! Your Wave Leader is here to help guide you
residence halls and serve as small group leaders throughout
                                                                  throughout your first year on campus. Wave Leaders are
orientation and the first few weeks of the fall semester.
                                                                  experienced student leaders who are dedicated to help-
They are trained to serve as new students’ “anchors” on
                                                                  ing you transition to life at Tulane. You will have a group
campus throughout their first year.
                                                                  message between your Wave Leader and small group—feel
                                                                  free to reach out!
HOW DO I MEET MY WAVE LEADER?
Your first glimpse of the Wave Leaders will be during             HOW CAN I BECOME
Move-In on August 21! Wave Leaders will be scattered
across campus to help facilitate the move-in process. They
                                                                  A WAVE LEADER?
are some of the friendliest faces you’ll see! You’ll officially   Wave Leader applications will open in Spring 2020—get
meet your Wave Leader during your First Floor Meeting             ready! We’d love to see you apply. Check on NSLP’s
in the evening of Move-In Day.                                    OrgSync page for more details come Spring 2020.

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NEXT STEPS

 Use the TU 2023 CHECKLIST to plan for your first semester       ■ Visit our First-Year Involvement Opportunities webpage
 at Tulane. Below, we’ve outlined the REQUIRED checklist         to read more about the many programs for mentorship in your
 items only.                                                     first year: Newcomb Institute’s Big/Little Peer Mentoring and
                                                                 Town Mom Programs, The O Peer Mentoring Program, the
 The COMPLETE and most up-to-date checklist is available         International Student Mentorship Program (TU Pals), and
 here. Check our website throughout the summer for               TUlinked.
 updates. Some checklist items have a limited window,
 so be sure to stay on top of the dates and deadlines. Head      ■ Before CAST: Complete the Online Language Placement
 to our website and review the entire checklist now so you       Form to register for foreign language classes during your
 can plan when to complete your tasks.                           advising appointment. Visit the Language Learning Center
                                                                 website for more information. Note: Some students will be
                                                                 prompted by email to take an additional Avant placement test
 MUST DOs                                                        after completing the placement form. Be sure to complete the
                                                                 Avant test if you are directed to do so. [Required]
 ■ Check your Tulane email regularly. The Navigator
 E-Newsletters come out on the 1st and 15th of each month        ■ Review the Academic Honor Code so you’re prepared for
 beginning May 15 and are full of great information and          the start of fall classes. [Required]
 resources to guide you over the summer. [Required]
                                                                 ■ August 21: Move-In Day. Unpack, get settled, and join your
 ■ Read this year’s Reading Project book, Vengeance, by          classmates that evening for our kick-off to New Student
 Zachary Lazar. You may wish to purchase the book from the       Orientation! NSO runs Wednesday, August 21 through
 Barnes & Noble university bookstore. [Required]                 Sunday, August 25.

 ■ Add an authorized user (parent or guardian) to your           ■ August 26: Review the Fall Welcome Schedule! Fall
 student account and grant access to eBills, recent account      Welcome programming runs August 26 through September 8.
 activity, and electronic payment options. Make sure you check
 out the Accounts Receivable New Student Checklist!

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SPEAKING                                                        STUDENT LIFE

TULANE                                                          TUPD
                                                                Tulane University Police Department
                                                                USG
                                                                Undergraduate Student Government
                                                                TUCP
                                                                Tulane University Campus Programming
 We use a lot of acronyms at Tulane. We’ve compiled a list      RIPTIDE
 of our most common acronyms and other important terms          Our mascot, Riptide the Pelican
 to help you learn!

 ACADEMIC
 A-QUAD
 The quad at the front of the campus where most academic
 buildings are located
 B-SCHOOL
 Abbreviation for the Freeman School of Business
 NTC
 Newcomb-Tulane College is the college for all full-time
 Tulane University undergraduate students for their entire
 undergraduate careers.
 GERs
 General Education Requirements                                 BOD
 CANVAS                                                         Board of Directors (Senior Orientation Leaders)
 The Canvas site is a tool for online learning.                 NSLP
 PREREQ                                                         New Student & Leadership Programs
 Prerequisite—a course that is required before enrolling in a   NSO
 related course                                                 New Student Orientation
 HOWIE-T                                                        FW
 Howard Tilton Memorial Library (HTML)                          Fall Welcome
                                                                WAVE LEADER
 HOUSING & RESIDENCE LIFE                                       Orientation Leader
                                                                OISS
 JOLO
                                                                Office of International Students & Scholars
 Josephine Louise Hall
                                                                CPS
 SOHO
                                                                Center for Public Service
 Weatherhead Hall (short for Sophomore Honors)
                                                                THE O
 RLC
                                                                The Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Gender
 Residential Learning Community
                                                                & Sexual Diversity, and Office of Religious Life
 RA
                                                                LBC
 Resident Advisor
                                                                Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life
 RD
                                                                SOC
 Resident Director
                                                                Student Organization Center

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RESOURCES

   LIVING
   ON CAMPUS                                                         PARTICIPATE IN FIRST-YEAR EVENTS
                                                                     Wear your FIRST-YEAR SHIRT. During Move-In, you’ll receive a
   Tips for starting a successful year                               first-year shirt that represents your hall!

   READ THE FALL 2019 MOVE-IN GUIDE
   We’ll send a move-in guide to parents and students
   via email over the summer. Read it carefully for more
   information about how move-in day works at Tulane.

   GET TO KNOW YOUR ROOMMATE
   You will receive your room assignment and roommate
   information in mid-July. Planning for how you and your
   roommate(s) will live together is a crucial contributor to
   your success as a first-year student. Consider the questions
   you may want to ask them and think about how you will
   want to communicate with each other. Your RA will work            Compete at the CAMPUS CUP. This is an annual competition
   with you to complete a Roommate Agreement early in the            between residence halls!
   fall semester.

   LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR ROOM
   We know you’re excited to start planning your room setup
   for the fall. You can learn more about where you’re living
   by visiting our website.

   BE A LEADER
   As a world-class institution, Tulane offers many options
   for students to pursue their passions and contribute to the
   greater good. Students living in the residence halls will elect
   their peers to serve as leaders in Community Governments and      Learn about living on campus at your FIRST FLOOR MEETING.
   the Residence Hall Association. These leaders help guide the      Your first floor meeting will be on the evening of Move-In Day!
   living and learning environment in our halls — be on
   the lookout for how to get involved in the fall.

                                                                     Engage with other residents at your FIRST YEAR DINNER.
DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS        TEL: (504) 865-5724
                                                                     Each Residence Hall community has a special dinner to learn
   IRBY HALL, FIRST FLOOR       TOLL-FREE: (877) 865-8475
                                                                     about, and more importantly, enjoy New Orleans food!
    1027 MCALISTER DRIVE           FAX: (504) 862-8944
      TULANE UNIVERSITY          HOUSING@TULANE.EDU
   NEW ORLEANS, LA 70118          HOUSING.TULANE.EDU
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GETTING
INVOLVED
              CAMPUS RECREATION
    ROCK THE REC!                                             GROUP FITNESS & WELLNESS
    Join us for ROCK THE REC! at New Student Orientation      • Get energized with more than 60 free group exercise
    on FRIDAY, AUGUST 23. Get a taste of New Orleans and a    classes each week.
    sample of the many programs that are offered.             • Get a customized workout plan from a Personal Trainer

                                                              OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
 REILY CENTER FACILITIES                                      • Explore the Gulf South region
 • Use your Splash ID card to access the Reily Center.        through a variety of Outdoor
 • Take a virtual tour to see our basketball courts, cardio   Adventure Trips.
 zones, swimming pools, weight rooms, and more!               • Create your own adventure with a
                                                              wide selection of rental equipment.
 AQUATICS                                                     • Attend an Outdoor Clinic or
 • Learn to Swim.                                             workshop to learn a new skill.
 • Get Certified! SCUBA Certification and American
 Red Cross Certification courses offered.                     STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
                                                              • Make money in a fun and
                                                              supportive environment!
                                                              • Multiple positions are available.

 INTRAMURAL & CLUB SPORTS
 • Register for Intramural Sports by September 9, 2019.
 • Join a Club Sport! See our Club Sports Directory.

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                                                                       DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS      FB: TULANE CAMPUS RECREATION
                                                                            TULANE UNIVERSITY                INSTAGRAM & TWITTER:
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                                                                          NEW ORLEANS, LA 70118               @TULANECAMPUSREC
                                                                            TEL: (504) 865-5242
FIND YOUR PLACE
@THE LBC
The LAVIN-BERNICK CENTER FOR UNIVERSITY LIFE is more than
just a building. We strive to enhance the Tulane student experience by
creating an innovative, dynamic and inclusive environment through
quality facilities, programs, and services.

                                                                                                                                          The Commons
        LAVIN-BERNICK CENTER

                                                                                                                                                                        Berger Family Lawn
        Monday thru Sunday 7AM-11PM
        24/7 Access via Splashcard
                                                                                                                                  DINE
                                                            UP
                                                    GEAesR& Noble                                                                 Food Court
                                                      Barn           kstore
                                                             ity Boo
                                                     Univers

                                                                                  STOP BY
                                                                              Department & Organization
                                                                                 Promotional Booths            GRAB A TREAT
                                                                                                                         Tulane Tuesday
                                                                                                                 WEAR GEAR & STOP BY FOR A
                                                                                                                FREE TREAT EACH WEEK 11A-1PM

            HANG OUT
               Garden Level
        WATCH MOVIES, PLAY BINGO,
         WIN AT TRIVIA, AND MORE!                                                            Hanco
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                                                                                                                                                   SMILE!
                                                                                                                                               Splash Card Services &
                                                                                                                                                  Campus Services

             McAlister Way
                                                                                 LOUNGE AROUND
                                    CATCH UP                                              4 Lounge Spaces
                               Hullabaloo Newspaper Stand                       HANG OUT, MEET FRIENDS, STUDY, & RELAX

       12                Introducing the Commons | Fall 2019, featuring:
                         • State-of-the-art dining room with a rotating menu of local & international cuisine
                         • Chef’s Table demonstration kitchen
                         • Newcomb Institute, event space, open-air courtyard, and more!
                         • Late night hang-out and study space until 2 am
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Looking for ways to get involved in the events and activities   MONDAY
at Tulane this year? Check out events.tulane.edu for your
                                                                Watch out for today’s “5 Things TU Know” email
most up-to-date calendar of events and read the LBC’s
5 Things TU Know weekly e-newsletter to see highlights of
what’s happening on campus each week.                           TUESDAY
                                                                Tulane Tuesday, 11 AM–1 PM, LBC First Floor

                                                                Global Cafe
STUDENT ACTIVITIES EXPO
Learn more about Tulane’s 270+ student organizations at
studentorgs.tulane.edu. Meet them in person at the FALL         WEDNESDAY
STUDENT ACTIVITIES EXPO on Sunday, September 1 from 4–6 PM
                                                                Wednesdays with the O
at the Reily Student Recreation Center.
                                                                TAD Free Movie Night, 9 PM, LBC Garden Level

TULANE TUESDAY
Tulane Tuesday is a weekly event celebrating Tulane and         THURSDAY
the pride we have for being members of the Green Wave.          Equity Thursday
On Tuesday of each week from 11am–1pm on the first
floor of the Lavin-Bernick Center, members of the Tulane        TAD Free Movie Night, 9 PM, LBC Garden Level
community wearing Tulane gear in the LBC will be                Baptist College Ministry Family Dinner and International Night
treated to something special. Stay up to date with all the
                                                                Canterbury Club Dinner
details: follow the LBC on Instagram and Facebook at
@tulane.lbc or find the schedule online at lbc.tulane.edu
/tulanetuesday.                                                 FRIDAY
                                                                Donuts with the Dean
TULANE AFTER DARK
                                                                Hillel and Chabad Shabbat Dinner
Join Tulane After Dark Wednesdays through Saturdays
for fun and FREE events happening right here in the             TAD Special Events: Drag Bingo, Silent Disco,
LBC like trivia, movies, casino nights, laser tag, escape       Lighted Bike Tour, Cosmic Bowling, Laser Tag, etc.
rooms, food festivals, drag queen bingo, silent discos, and
more. Stay up to date with all the details: follow TAD on       SATURDAY
Instagram at @llamatad, on Facebook at @tulane.lbc, or
find the schedule online at lbc.tulane.edu/tulaneafterdark.     TAD Trivia Nights, 9 PM, LBC Garden Level

THE JAUNT SERIES                                                SUNDAY
The JAUNT Series features a unique series of off-campus         NOLA Wesley Dinner
trips around the New Orleans area available to Tulane
students exclusively. Check out the full calendar on
Instagram or Facebook at @tulane.lbc or online at
lbc.tulane.edu/jauntseries. Tickets become available three
weeks prior to each event on tulanetickets.com for Tulane
students only. There are a limited amount of tickets for
each trip so we encourage you to register early!

                                                                   DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS              WEBSITE: LBC.TULANE.EDU
                                                                        TULANE UNIVERSITY                       FB: @TULANE.LBC
                                                                      NEW ORLEANS, LA 70118                 INSTAGRAM: @TULANE.LBC
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                                                                        TEL: (504) 865-5141                     AND @LLAMATAD
                                                                        FAX: (504) 862-8730
GREEK LIFE
The OFFICE OF FRATERNITY AND SORORITY PROGRAMS
is committed to fostering a positive co-curricular experience
for students who choose to affiliate with a Greek organization.
With more than 2,700 members representing 22 organizations,            events: academic, philanthropic, service, social, and broth-
our fraternities and sororities are a vital part of the larger         erhood/sisterhood. Our members are held to the highest of
Tulane community. While each organization is unique in their           standards and joining a Greek organization will offer you
history, values, and rituals, the Greek community as a whole           these standards to achieve.
fosters growth, strength, and independence. Our members                     As you start this exciting chapter of your life, we urge
work together to create an enriching experience in which               you to consider participating in fraternity or sorority recruit-
chapters promote a spirit of Greek pride. Being a part of this         ment and becoming a part of our community. We encourage
community affords many opportunities for involvement and               you to learn more about our different chapters and councils
leadership. Participation is encouraged in a wide variety of           to see if Tulane Greek Life is a good fit for you.

     GREEK LETTER ORGANIZATIONS                        MULTICULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS                          PANHELLENIC COUNCIL
                                                                                                            ORGANIZATIONS
                                                       Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc.
     INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONS             Gamma Rho Lambda National Sorority  Alpha Delta Pi                      Kappa Kappa Gamma
     Alpha Epsilon Pi        Sigma Alpha Epsilon                                           Alpha Epsilon Phi                   Phi Mu
     Delta Tau Delta         Sigma Chi                 NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC ORGANIZATIONS Chi Omega                           Pi Beta Phi
     Kappa Alpha Order       Zeta Beta Tau             Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.    Kappa Alpha Theta                   Sigma Delta Tau
     Phi Gamma Delta         Zeta Psi                  Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
     Phi Kappa Sigma                                   Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

RECRUITMENT & MEMBERSHIP INTAKE                                        NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL AND
Tulane University’s Greek community holds its major                    MULTICULTURAL ORGANIZATION INTAKE
recruitment and membership intake activities for first-time            VARIOUS TIMES, SPRING 2020
students in the spring semester. In order to join a fraternity         These historically-black and multicultural organizations
or sorority, potential members must earn 12 credits with               host individual informational meetings during the spring.
a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. All recruitment/intake                   Dates will be posted online when available.
events are alcohol and substance free.
                                                                       PANHELLENIC COUNCIL RECRUITMENT
INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL RECRUITMENT                                    JANUARY 6–12, 2020
Men interested in joining a fraternity should meet as many             Four rounds of events allow potential members to meet
fraternity members as possible during the fall semester                all sororities and make daily selections about which groups
and learn about the various activities sponsored by each               they hope to visit again. Early registration is open online
chapter. The Interfraternity Council (IFC) and its mem-                September 20 through December 6. Registration will close
ber fraternities host pre-recruitment programs and events              at 5 p.m. CST on December 19, 2019. Be on the lookout for
throughout the fall to help interested men learn more                  informational sessions and introductory events throughout the fall
about the fraternity life at Tulane:                                   semester! Check out greek.tulane.edu for more information.
Chapter Introductory Events: Schedule will be posted online
in September.
Bid Signing Week: January 20–24, 2020
Each fraternity hosts its own invitation-only events in the
afternoons and evenings before deciding who to invite to
membership.
Online registration opens August 27, 2019, at 5 pm.
Check IFC’s Instagram for the most up-to-date info: @tulane_ifc
                                                                                      DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS         TEL: (504) 314-2160
                                                                                       G02 LAVIN-BERNICK CENTER           FAX: (504) 865-6769
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                                                                                         NEW ORLEANS, LA 70118             GREEK.TULANE.EDU
MULTICULTURAL
AFFAIRS
The OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS (OMA) strives                 CELEBRATE DIFFERENCE
to promote rich cultural experiences and opportunities within
                                                                  Cultural Celebrations | Fall Harvest Fest Dinner |
Tulane community. We provide all students with academic,
                                                                  MLK Day of Service | Diversity Convocation | CEA Program
social, and personal support services that facilitate their
                                                                  The Fall Harvest Fest Dinner supports all students who
transition to life at Tulane and in the city of New Orleans.
                                                                  are not going home for the break in November. We
Throughout the year, OMA offers programs for the campus
                                                                  also invite international students, faculty, and staff to join
community, such as the Multicultural Student Orientation,
                                                                  us in celebrating Native American Indian Heritage Month.
Diversity Convocation, and Fall Harvest Fest Dinner, along with
speakers, events, and workshops for cultural celebrations.        FIND YOUR COMMUNITY
Our student organizations promote cultural and social
                                                                  Multicultural Council | Religious Life Council |
awareness through programs and events on campus,
                                                                  Alternative Fall/Spring Break Trips | Travel Abroad
especially during our cultural celebrations such as
                                                                  We have several ways for you to find your community,
IFMF. Student organizations plan the annual Black Arts
                                                                  one of which is through joining one of our student
Festival, CelebrAsian Week, Islamic Awareness Week,
                                                                  organizations under the Multicultural Council (MCC).
Latinx Festival, American Week, and the Martin Luther
                                                                  These student organizations all do incredible work on
King, Jr. Day of Service.
                                                                  campus to create a more welcoming and vibrant Tulane
                                                                  community. The MCC includes Tulane University
                                                                  Vietnamese Association (TUVA), Asian American
Looking for a way to get involved? Join the
                                                                  Student Union (AASU), Generating Excellence Now &
O PEER MENTORS PROGRAM and get matched
                                                                  Tomorrow in Education (GENTE), India Association at
with an upperclass mentor for your first year.
                                                                  Tulane University (IATU), Chinese Students & Scholars
Visit the-O.tulane.edu to learn more.
                                                                  Association (CSSA), Muslim Student Association (MSA),
                                                                  and Tulane Black Student Union (TBSU).

GET CONNECTED                                                     BECOME A LEADER
Wednesdays with the O | Multicultural Orientation |               O Ambassadors | Social Justice Workshops | Peer Mentors |
Multicultural Leadership Retreat                                  Student Employment | Student Organizations | CEA
Every Wednesday, the O offers up free food, fellowship,           The purpose of the O Ambassadors program is to help
and fun. Food is a powerful tool to bring people together         students understand the benefits of integrating academic
and to make people feel comfortable. We hope to give              excellence, professional development, and intercultural
every Tulanian a taste of New Orleans by providing food           competence in their lives. They serve as the blueprint
from local cafes. This event takes place at noon in the           for thriving in an inclusive environment on the Tulane
Mezzanine of the Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC).                      campus. You can become a leader by designing programs
                                                                  and projects to engage with current students, faculty, staff,
                                                                  alumni, and members of the New Orleans community.

The annual MULTICULTURAL LEADERSHIP RETREAT is
an opportunity to learn more about your social identities,
connect with other students, develop leadership skills,
and make a positive change at Tulane. The retreat is open
to any interested Tulane University student and will be
held Aug. 30–Sept. 1, 2019.

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RELIGIOUS LIFE
 The religious centers and organizations at Tulane and the
 Religious Life staff exist to offer students the opportunity to
 continue life as a spiritual person while on campus through
 worship, community, service, and more; to increase religious
 awareness and understanding on campus; and to offer
 religious counseling for students who request it.
 Look for opportunities to connect with these groups
 through beginning of the year welcome social and wor-
 ship services in the New Student Orientation and Fall
 Welcome 2019 schedules at orientation.tulane.edu. To find            MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION
 out more, go to https://the-o.tulane.edu/content/religious-life-0.   Kevin Lewis, Advisor
                                                                      klewis23@tulane.edu • 504-865-5181
 BCM CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY                                              RUF CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
 www.nolabcm.com • 7111 Freret St.
                                                                      tulane.ruf.org
 Corey Olivier, Metro Director
                                                                      Rev. Josiah Carey, Campus Minister
 colivie@tulane.edu • 504-616-4216
                                                                      rcarey@tulane.edu • 434-249-6633
 Meagan Steadman, Campus Ministry Intern
 meagan.steadman901@gmail.com • 901-481-5704                          TULANE CATHOLIC CENTER
                                                                      catholic.tulane.edu • 1037 Audubon St.
 THE BRIDGE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY                                        Rev. Thomas Schaefgen, O.P., Ministry Director
 www.thebridgetulane.org
                                                                      catholic@tulane.edu • 504-866-0984
 Franki Batten, Ministry Director
 frankibatten@gmail.com • 504-729-7598                                TULANE HILLEL
                                                                      www.tulanehillel.org • 912 Broadway • hillel@tulane.edu
 CHABAD AT TULANE                                                     Rabbi Yonah Schiller, Executive Director
 www.tulanechabad.org • 7033 Freret St.
                                                                      yonah@tulane.edu • 504-866-7060
 Rabbi Leibel Lipskier, Director
                                                                      DJ Handelman, Director of Jewish Life Programming
 rabbileibel@gmail.com • 504-861-7578
                                                                      dhandelman@tulane.edu • 504-866-7060
 Rabbi Yochanan Rivkin
 rabbi@tulane.edu • 504-289-8516                                      NOLA WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CENTER
                                                                      wesley.tulane.edu • 7102 Freret St.
 CHI ALPHA CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP                                       Rev. Morgan Guyton, co-pastor
 tulanexa.com
                                                                      maguyton@gmail.com • 504-866-8681
 Matt DeGier • mdegier@tulane.edu • 504-909-1428
                                                                      Rev. Cheryl Guyton, co-pastor
 Morgan Fulton • morgansmithxa@gmail.com • 214-418-2393
                                                                      cherylguyton@gmail.com • 504-866-8681
 Isaac Fulton • imfulton23@gmail.com • 765-716-1256
                                                                      YOUNG LIFE COLLEGE AT TULANE
 EPISCOPAL, ELCA LUTHERAN AND ANGLICAN                                www.facebook.com/groups/243034162402382
 CAMPUS MINISTRY
                                                                      Chris Matthews, Ministry Director
 www.chapeloftheholyspirit.com
                                                                      chris@younglifenola.org • 504-913-0415
 Chapel of the Holy Spirit, 1100 Broadway
 TBD, Chaplain and Vicar • 504-866-7438 (church)

 HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX
 STUDENT MINISTRY
 1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd
 Father George Wilson, Priest/Ministry Director
 frgwilson@gmail.com • 504-282-0259
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LGBTQ+ LIFE
The OFFICE FOR GENDER & SEXUAL DIVERSITY (OGSD)               DROP IN! STUDY. KICK BACK...
is the hub for the many gender- and sexuality-related
                                                              The Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity is located in
organizations, workshops, and cultural events on campus.
                                                              The O on the garden level of the LBC. It is a comfortable
OGSD provides a safe space which assists students in
                                                              space for LGBTQ+ and questioning students to drop
exploring their intersecting identities and for those who
                                                              in, study, or relax any time. We’ll be relocating to the
identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex,
                                                              Richardson Building on the Academic Quad mid-year,
queer, and asexual, as well as allies to these communities.
                                                              so watch for announcements about our move.

FALL EVENTS                                                   THE MOSAIC LOUNGE
Look for a complete calendar of events for new LGBTQ+         The Mosaic Lounge is a designated safe space for
students once you arrive on campus. These may include:        LGBTQ+ students and those exploring their identities.
                                                              Many LGBTQ+ student organizations hold their meet-
• LGBTQ+ MULTICULTURAL ORIENTATION SESSION
                                                              ings here, plus Mosaic offers access to safer sex supplies,
• LGBTQ+ “O”PEN HOUSES IN THE O                               Internet access, a TV and DVD player, movies, games,
• THE ANNUAL BBQUEER WELCOME PARTY                            books, and more. Located on the ground floor of Warren
• CRAFTIVISM WITH VARIOUS LGBTQ+ STUDENT                      Hall. Email ogsd@tulane.edu to request card access.
ORGANIZATIONS
• MOSAIC LOUNGE PIZZA PARTY                                   LGBTQ+ HOUSING
                                                              KALEIDOSCOPE RESIDENTIAL LEARNING COMMUNITY (RLC)
• QMMUNITIES OF QOLOR WELCOME DINNER
                                                              Kaleidoscope is a gender-inclusive LGBTQ+ affirming
• PEER MENTORS                                                learning community for students from diverse back-
                                                              grounds. Kaleidoscope residents take a dedicated TIDES
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS                                         course together, go on New Orleans cultural trips, and have
Check out and connect to these organizations on OrgSync       monthly family dinners.
or at the Student Activities Expo. These organizations
include:                                                      GENDER-INCLUSIVE HOUSING
• GENDER & SEXUALITY ADVISORY COUNCIL (GSAC)                  Tulane offers Gender-Inclusive Housing (GIH) to all
                                                              students during the room selection process and allows
• QUEER STUDENT ALLIANCE (QSA)
                                                              undergraduate students of any gender the option of living
• GENDER EXPLORATION SOCIETY (GES)                            with other students regardless of their gender. While
• GAMMA RHO LAMBDA (GRL)                                      all housing on campus is expected to be free of bias and
                                                              discrimination, GIH was designed to be a particularly
LGBTQ+ MULTICULTURAL                                          comfortable home on campus for students who identify
LEADERSHIP RETREAT                                            as LGBTQ+ and their allies. Options include both single
                                                              and double bedrooms. For more information, contact
Free weekend long beach retreat on August 31 and
                                                              housing@tulane.edu.
September 1. Only 60 spots available! Email
ogsd@tulane.edu to express your interest.

SPECTRUM NEWSLETTER
Sign up for OGSD’s weekly e-newsletter which high-
lights on-campus gender and sexuality-related events
and happenings, as well as current events and research on
LGBTQ+ issues. Sign up online at bit.ly/OGSDnews or by
emailing ogsd@tulane.edu.
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                                                                       DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS     WEBSITE: THE-O.TULANE.EDU
                                                                            TULANE UNIVERSITY           FACEBOOK: @OGSDTULANE
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NEWCOMB
 INSTITUTE
 Newcomb Institute is an interdisciplinary academic center
 dedicated to educating and supporting students to achieve
 gender equity. Newcomb Institute preserves the legacy of
 Newcomb College, the nation’s first coordinate college for
 women, through various programs, events, and funding
 opportunities. Stop by our new space on the third floor of the
 Commons any time to meet our staff or just to study. Each
 Monday, check your email for the Newcomb News to learn
 about our programs and opportunities!

                                                                  PEER MENTORING
                                                                  Newcomb’s Big/Little peer mentoring program connects
                                                                  first-year students with upper-class students at the begin-
                                                                  ning of the fall semester. Each year, hundreds of students
                                                                  choose to participate in the program and are matched
                                                                  based on majors, interests, campus involvement, and more.

 HIGHLIGHTS
 NEWCOMB SCHOLARS PROGRAM
 Newcomb Scholars selects twenty first-year students each
 fall to participate in an academically rigorous interdisci-
 plinary learning and leadership experience. Attend an info
 session during the first two weeks of class to learn more.

 NEWCOMB STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS                                    LECTURES AND EVENTS
                                                                  Newcomb Institute provides vibrant programming on
 Newcomb Institute sponsors more than twenty student
                                                                  gender issues for the entire Tulane community. Check
 organizations that foster supportive environments where
                                                                  out Fridays at Newcomb each week to hear from
 students can develop leadership abilities and professional
                                                                  exciting speakers over lunch and attend our special
 skillsets.
                                                                  events throughout the year.

                                                                  FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                  Newcomb Institute offers a variety of grants for students
                                                                  to support internships, conference attendance, and
                                                                  research with a faculty member. Attend one of our many
               NEWCOMB INSTITUTE
                                                                  info sessions throughout the school year to learn more.
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                TEL: (504) 865-5422
NEWCOMB-
TULANE
COLLEGE
 NEWCOMB-TULANE COLLEGE (NTC) is the
 undergraduate college for all traditional full-
 time students at Tulane University. With more
 than 70 degree programs offered through five
 schools, NTC offers students unparalleled flex-
 ibility to explore their interests across a variety
 of disciplines. The college provides a range of
 academic services, programs, and activities
 designed to support students throughout their
 undergraduate career.

                                                       NTC IS:
                                                       ACADEMIC & CAREER ADVISING
                                                       ACADEMIC LEARNING & TUTORING
                                                       ACADEMIC PROGRAMMING
                                                       CENTER FOR ACADEMIC EQUITY
                                                       GLOBAL EDUCATION
                                                       HONORS
                                                       SUCCESS COACHING
                                                       ROTC
                                                       SUMMER SCHOOL

                                                                   CUDD HALL           TULANE.EDU/COLLEGE
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NEWCOMB-TULANE COLLEGE

   ACADEMIC &
   CAREER ADVISING
   Located in Mussafer Hall, Bldg. #9
   The Advising Center supports all Newcomb-Tulane
   College students in a holistic approach to academic, career,
   and personal success. Every Newcomb-Tulane College
   student has a dedicated team of advisors available for
   one-on-one meetings to discuss academic and career
   interests and plans throughout their undergraduate career.
   Visit https://advising.tulane.edu for more information.
       By utilizing a personalized team of advisors, students
   will have an opportunity to:
   ■■ Explore and choose majors and minors
   ■■ Develop academic plans
   ■■ Cultivate career strategies
   ■■ Investigate pre-health and pre-law tracks
   ■■ Connect with faculty and major advisors
                                                                  SUCCESS COACHING
                                                                  Located in Mussafer Hall, Bldg. #9

   ACADEMIC LEARNING                                              Tulane Success Coaches are professional coaches who
                                                                  support undergraduate students in their academic,
   & TUTORING CENTER                                              personal, and career success. Through regular one-on-one
                                                                  meetings, coaches assist students in exploring their unique
   Located in the Science & Engineering Lab Complex,              processing styles and ingrained habits/beliefs. Coaches
   Bldg. #14 (first floor)                                        also aid students in creating actionable steps to meet
   The Academic Learning & Tutoring Center helps you              individual goals and improve academic outcomes and
   succeed in your academic career. We offer free peer            academic persistence. Topics coaches frequently partner
   tutoring, Supplemental Instruction (SI), writing and           with students on include time-management, motivation,
   presentation consultations, pop-up review sessions,            test anxiety, study skills, stress management, student
   individual and group study space, workshops, and online        involvement, college transition, and decision-making. For
   learning resources. Get help with a tough class, learn new     more information on how Success Coaching can support
   strategies to turn your B’s into A’s, or find the space to     you, email success@tulane.edu or visit success.tulane.edu.
   collaborate on group projects. We believe in your success!
                                                                  Apply early to begin coaching and start your semester
                                                                  off right. Students can fill out an interest form at success
                (504) 865-5103 ALTC@TULANE.EDU                    .tulane.edu. Faculty, staff, and parents can also nominate
                  SUCCESS.TULANE.EDU/TUTORING                     students via the website.

                                                                               (504) 865-5720 SUCCESS@TULANE.EDU
                                                                                        SUCCESS.TULANE.EDU

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NEWCOMB-TULANE COLLEGE

CENTER
FOR ACADEMIC
EQUITY
Housed in Newcomb-Tulane College, the CENTER FOR
ACADEMIC EQUITY serves all self-identified underrep-
resented or non-traditional students. These communities
include, but are not exclusive to, students of color, DACA and
undocumented, LGBTQ and first-generation college scholars’
cohorts. The Center for Academic Equity provides an equi-
                                                                 THE EQUITY SPEAKER SERIES
table academic environment on Tulane University’s campus         Each semester, the Center organizes a panel to discuss
by fostering social equality and culturally-conscious learning   a pressing social justice or equity issue in an academic
through a variety of resources and programs.                     context. Attendance is free and community residents are
                                                                 encouraged to attend and participate in each discussion
                                                                 along with Tulane students, faculty, and staff. Previous iter-
                                                                 ations of the Equity Speaker Series include Border Li(n)
     JOIN US FOR EQUITY THURSDAYS!                               es: Excluding, Extracting, and Expelling Immigrants in the
     Equity Thursdays offer weekly presentations about           Southern US and “But there remain large countries in your
     academic access by members of the Tulane community          eyes...”: Representing Black Women and Selfhood in Art.
     and guests from greater New Orleans. Join the Center
     for Academic Equity every Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30
     in Cudd Hall Room 203 for good food and conversation!
                                                                                                   In my opinion, new experi-
                                                                                                   ences are one of the greatest
                                                                                                   learning mechanisms that
                                                                                                   a school can provide. I
RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS                                                                             was able to conduct my
                                                                                                   own research for the first
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH                                                                             time through the Center of
GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS                                                                             Academic Equity’s Research
                                                                                                   Grants, and this provided
RESOURCE LENDING PROGRAM                                                                           me with data and clarity
EARLY STEM SUPPORT                                                                                 about a topic that I have
UNDOCUMENTED STUDENT SUPPORT                                                                       always been interested in.
                                                                                                                 JEWELL PRIM,
“The Center for Academic Equity’s research opportunities                                                        CLASS OF 2021
have empowered me to be a change maker on Tulane’s campus.
Researching healthcare disparities for low-income students on
                          this campus and across the nation
                          has made me a more well-rounded
                          student, and I appreciate the expe-
                          riences and resources the Center has
                                                                                      Center for
                          given me to increase my success.”                        Academic Equity
                            CARSON SANDERS, CLASS OF 2021
                                                                             6823 ST. CHARLES AVE.           TEL: (504) 314-7571
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NEWCOMB-TULANE COLLEGE

CENTER
FOR GLOBAL
EDUCATION
The CENTER FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION is at the forefront
of a “no boundaries” education at Newcomb-Tulane College.
Bringing together the Office of International Students and
Scholars, the Office of English for Academic and Professional
Purposes, and the Office of Study Abroad, the Center for
Global Education (CGE) offers a wealth of opportunities for
building a diverse and globally-aware Tulane community
deeply committed to the values of respect, service, and
friendship across all categories that might divide us. To get
involved or find out more, visit us at 6901 Willow St, in the
                                                                OFFICE OF STUDY ABROAD
                                                                The OSA sends hundreds of Tulane students abroad
LBC at our weekly Global Café, or at global.tulane.edu.
                                                                each year on a wide variety of programs that bring their
                                                                academic, career, and life plans into global perspective. The
                                                                OSA’s team of professional and peer advisors assist stu-
                                                                dents in articulating their personal and academic goals for
                                                                study abroad, identifying appropriate program options, and
                                                                preparing for the opportunities and challenges of studying
                                                                in a different culture—and of returning home.

                                                                OFFICE OF ENGLISH
                                                                FOR ACADEMIC AND
                                                                PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES
                                                                The EAPP helps students teach, adapt, and connect
                                                                through our common language. Students can earn a
                                                                teaching endorsement in Teaching English as a Second
                                                                Language, participate in our language Conversation
                                                                Partner Program, and learn more about English in
OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL                                         academic and professional settings. Whether you want to
                                                                teach abroad, discover the nuances of English, or simply
STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS                                           connect with others, we invite you to join our classes
The OISS assists Tulane’s international community with          and programs.
immigration, cultural adjustment, academic integration,
professional growth, and personal support. The OISS also
provides intercultural programming and peer mentoring,
facilitating connections between international students
and the larger Tulane community.                                                    Center for
                                                                                 Global Education
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NEWCOMB-TULANE COLLEGE

HONORS
PROGRAM
The Tulane HONORS PROGRAM provides academically gifted          RESIDENTIAL LEARNING
and intellectually curious students unique opportunities for    COMMUNITIES
exploration and immersion in both multi-disciplinary and spe-   The Honors Residential Learning Communities push the
cialized scholarship. As a unit of Newcomb-Tulane College,      boundaries of the classroom, create a scholarly community,
the Honors Program serves students of all academic majors,      and foster contact between students and professors, with
and embraces the ideal of scholarly engagement as a goal for    faculty in residence leading Wall Residential College and
all high-achieving students. This foundation is built through   Weatherhead Hall.
close contact with faculty both inside and outside the class-
room, and an active, scholarly community of student peers.      NATIONALLY COMPETITIVE
                                                                SCHOLARSHIPS
                                                                The Honors Program staff, along with faculty mentors,
                                                                guide students through the process of applying for
                                                                prestigious scholarships (Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright,
                                                                Goldwater) and other post-graduate opportunities.

                                                                STUDYING ABROAD
                                                                For Honors students, opportunities to study abroad extend
                                                                beyond Tulane’s standard offerings to include special
                                                                opportunities at the undergraduate level, as well as scholar-
                                                                ships and fellowships for graduate study or work abroad.

CURRICULUM
Through the Honors Colloquium seminar-style courses,
students are introduced to groundbreaking research and
timely issues by Tulane’s outstanding faculty scholars.

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
Through the Honors Summer
Research Program, the Jean
Danielson Scholarship pro-
gram, and the senior Honors
Thesis, students come
to understand the rigor
involved in the pursuit of
knowledge and the uncer-
tainty of what they know                                                         Honors Program
and do not know.
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NEWCOMB-TULANE COLLEGE

PROGRAMS
READING PROJECT
The Tulane Reading Project, the common intellectual
experience for the entering first-year class, engages students
and faculty from different backgrounds and academic inter-
ests through the reading and discussion of a selected book.

TIDES                                                            CAREER WAVE
                                                                 Students can explore careers through innovative program-
The Tulane Interdisciplinary Experience Seminar
                                                                 ming including the TRIP remote internship program, the
(TIDES) connects first-year students with engaged faculty
                                                                 Executive-in-Residence program, and the Career Wave
and peer mentors through courses enhanced with field
                                                                 signature event, which features panels of executives from
trips, guest lecturers, and resources to lay a foundation for
                                                                 a variety of industries.
success throughout their four years on campus.
                                                                 LECTURES AND CONCERTS
                                                                 The College presents lectures by prominent thinkers and
                                                                 distinguished alumni, as well as concerts designed to intro-
                                                                 duce students to the rich musical heritage of New Orleans.

                                                                 GRANT PROGRAMS
                                                                 Newcomb-Tulane College offers approximately $100,000
                                                                 in grant funding each year to students for research,
                                                                 conference travel, and projects.

                                                                 SOPHOMORE YEAR EXPERIENCE
                                                                 Once you have adjusted to life at Tulane, it will be time
                                                                 for you to tackle a new and exciting challenge: your
                                                                 sophomore year. From Soph S’mores to the Sophomore
                                                                 Declaration Celebration, NTC provides programming
                                                                 to help you navigate and celebrate your new-found
COLLEGE COFFEE FRIDAYS                                           academic independence.
This beloved NTC tradition features free PJ’s coffee and
Blue Dot donuts on the porch of Cudd Hall every Friday
morning when classes are in session. Chat with faculty,
staff, and fellow students, and enjoy live music on the first
Friday of each month.

RESIDENTIAL FACULTY MENTORS
The Residential Faculty Mentor (RFM) program pairs
Tulane professors with first-year residence halls, creating
a blended learning community that enhances the academic
culture on campus. RFMs offer co-curricular experiences
for students that facilitate learning, leadership develop-
ment, and holistic student growth.

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CAMPUS
HEALTH
                                                                                     OFFICES & SERVICES
                                                                                     THE HEALTH CENTER
                                                                                     FOR STUDENT CARE
                                                                                     Uptown Campus Location: Building 92
                                                                                     Appointments (Uptown): (504) 865-5255
 NEW STUDENT                                                                         Downtown Campus Location: 127 Elk Place, Room 261
                                                                                     Appointments (Downtown): (504) 988-6929
 HEALTH CHECKLIST                                                                    Nurse Advice: (504) 862-8121
                                                                                     After-Hours Nurse Advice: 1 (855) 487-0290
 ■■ Visit the Campus Health new student welcome page at campushealth.
 tulane.edu/new-students.
                                                                                     INSURANCE ENROLLMENT AND
 ■■ Complete and sign the required Tulane Immunization Compliance Form
 online by July 15, 2019. Visit campushealth.tulane.edu/immunizations for
                                                                                     VERIFICATION OFFICE
 details and access to the form.
                                                                                     Phone: (504) 865-5256
                                                                                     Email: healthins@tulane.edu
 ■■ Take action and complete the required health insurance verification process.
 You must either enroll in the Tulane-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan
 (T-SHIP) or opt out of T-SHIP by submitting a waiver request with proof that        CAPS FOR COUNSELING SERVICES
 your current policy meets Tulane standards. The health insurance verification       Uptown Campus Location: Building 14, 1st floor
 process begins June 1. You must take action by August 1, 2019 to avoid being        Downtown Campus Location: 127 Elk Place, Room 261
 automatically charged for and enrolled in T-SHIP. Visit campushealth.tulane         Appointments: (504) 314-2277
 .edu/insurance for more information.                                                The Line (24/7 confidential support): (504) 264-6074
 ■■ Complete the required online wellness courses. Beginning in mid-July, check
 your Tulane email for instructions on completing two required, online wellness      THE WELL FOR HEALTH PROMOTION
 courses (Alcohol Wise and Consent and Respect). You have until August 20,
                                                                                     Uptown Campus Location: Building 92, 1st Floor
 2019, to complete these online courses.
                                                                                     Email: whp@tulane.edu
 ■■ If you have ongoing mental health concerns that were identified before
 arriving at Tulane, or you have ADHD and other conditions with psychiatric
 medication needs, the CAPS Care Coordinator will help you find appropriate
                                                                                     PHARMACY
 treatment with a New Orleans community provider who can offer consistent care       Uptown Campus Location: Building 92, 3rd Floor
 over an extended time. Visit campushealth.tulane.edu/caps/care-coordinator          Phone: (504) 862-8658
 for more information.
 ■■ If you have a chronic or ongoing condition that warrants treatment or support    For hours of operation, visit our website,
 services, establish care with the Health Center by making your first appointment.   campushealth.tulane.edu
 Visit campushealth.tulane.edu/patient-portal/appointments or call
 (504) 865-5255 to make an appointment with a provider.
 ■■ Transfer your prescriptions to the Campus Health Pharmacy by calling
 (504) 862-8658.
 ■■ Complete the communications preferences form in the Patient Portal to
 receive appointment reminders via text.
 ■■ Purchase a first-aid kit to keep in your residence hall room.
 ■■ Always keep a copy of your health insurance card with you and know the
 birthdate of the primary cardholder.
 ■■ Get a flu shot from the Health Center during the fall semester, so you are
 protected during flu season.
 ■■ Follow Campus Health on social media (@TUCampusHealth on Instagram,
 Facebook, and Twitter) to stay connected.

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CAMPUS HEALTH ACCESS FEE                                       (as per state law and CDC and American College Health
                                                               Association guidelines) prior to arriving at Tulane. You
The Campus Health Access Fee is automatically assessed         must submit a Tulane’s immunization compliance form in
each semester to most full-time undergraduate, graduate        order to register for classes. Class registration will be blocked
and professional students to support the operations and        if immunization compliance is not proven.
services of Campus Health. Please note that the fee is not         State law requires all students entering college in
health insurance and does not replace health insurance         Louisiana to provide documentation of the following
coverage.                                                      immunizations: measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine
    For more information about the fee, visit                  (MMR); tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine;
campushealth.tulane.edu/policies/access-fee.                   and meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine. Additionally, all
                                                               Tulane students must complete appropriate tuberculosis
HEALTH INSURANCE                                               (TB) screening.
ACTION DEADLINE                                                    Students may download a Tulane Immunization
                                                               Compliance Form at campushealth.tulane.edu/immunizations.
INSURANCE COMPLIANCE DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2019                  Students are encouraged to submit documentation early as
Adequate health insurance that meets the University’s          there are several steps in the compliance process. Step-by-
standards is required. Standards are posted online at          step instructions are detailed on the website. If students fail
campushealth.tulane.edu/insurance. Students must take action
                                                               to follow all steps, they may be blocked from registering
to either enroll in the Tulane-sponsored Student Health        for classes.
Insurance Plan (T-SHIP) or opt-out of T-SHIP by sub-
mitting a waiver request with proof of adequate coverage.
Students who fail to take action by either enrolling in        PHARMACY
T-SHIP or opting out of T-SHIP will be automatically           campushealth.tulane.edu/pharmacy
charged for and enrolled in T-SHIP. The insurance pre-         The Campus Health Pharmacy is staffed by board-certified
mium will be charged to the student’s Account Receivable       pharmacists and technicians. We offer prescription services,
and will be non-refundable after the August 1 health           over-the-counter products, and medication education
insurance action deadline.                                     and counseling.
    For more information about the health insurance                The pharmacy can fill prescriptions from the Health
action process, visit campushealth.tulane.edu/insurance.       Center or CAPS providers as well as from providers not
                                                               associated with Tulane; this includes both local and out-of-
TULANE-SPONSORED                                               town practitioners. Students also have the option to choose
                                                               an off-campus pharmacy to fill any prescriptions written by
STUDENT HEALTH                                                 Campus Health providers.
INSURANCE PLAN (T-SHIP)                                            Students must present a Tulane Splash Card, state or
                                                               federal ID, and insurance card when filling prescriptions
T-SHIP is a University-sponsored health insurance plan
                                                               at the pharmacy. We accept credit card payments (except
available to Tulane students through United Healthcare
                                                               American Express), or we can bill the student’s Accounts
Student Resources (UHCSR) and is accepted at the
                                                               Receivable. The pharmacy accepts most insurance plans
Health Center on campus as well as many off-campus
                                                               for prescriptions, but every insurance plan is different.
providers, hospitals, and specialists in the New Orleans
                                                               Please learn your pharmacy benefits from your pharmacy
area. T-SHIP also covers students when they travel abroad.
                                                               insurance provider or check with the pharmacy to see if
Coverage lasts from August 19 until August 18 of the
                                                               your insurance is accepted.
following year.
    For more information about T-SHIP, visit
campushealth.tulane.edu/insurance-billing/t-ship.

IMMUNIZATION COMPLIANCE
IMMUNIZATION COMPLIANCE DEADLINE:
OCTOBER 1, 2019
All students who have been admitted to Tulane are
required to provide proof of immunization compliance                 DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS       DOWNTOWN: 127 ELK PLACE, ROOM 261
                                                                     UPTOWN CAMPUS: BUILDING 92               TEL. (504) 988-6929
                                                                          TULANE UNIVERSITY               CAMPUSHEALTH.TULANE.EDU
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                                                                        NEW ORLEANS, LA 70118              FB, INSTAGRAM, TWITTER:
                                                                          TEL: (504) 865-5255                @TUCAMPUSHEALTH
CA M P U S H E A LT H                                          CA M P U S H E A LT H
             campushealth.tulane.edu/health-center                              campushealth.tulane.edu/well
The Health Center is an appointment-based clinic staffed by    The Well for Health Promotion is devoted to engaging the
board-certified doctors and nurse practitioners who provide    Tulane community in creating a healthier campus, building
high-quality, comprehensive medical care for students during   individual capacity for health, and reducing barriers to
their time at Tulane University.                               wellness. We provide research-informed programming and
                                                               resources about health topics relevant to our students.
APPOINTMENTS
To see a provider at the Health Center on either the           RESOURCES & SERVICES
Uptown or Downtown campus, students can make an                BRIEF ALCOHOL & SCREENING INTERVENTION
appointment online at campushealth.tulane.edu/appointments     FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS (BASICS)
using the Patient Portal. For assistance with appointment
                                                               BASICS is an evidence-based program specifically
scheduling, students can call (504) 865-5255 (Uptown)
                                                               designed for college students. This individualized
or (504) 988-6929 (Downtown). For nurse advice about
                                                               service provides the student an opportunity to explore
self-care measures, medication management, or whether
                                                               their alcohol or marijuana use with a health promotion
to make an appointment, students may call (504) 865-8121
                                                               specialist. This service focuses on each student’s strengths
during office hours or (855) 487-0290 outside of office
                                                               and values to explore the positive behaviors they seek.
hours.
                                                               LIVE WELL HUT
INSURANCE AND BILLING                                          The Live Well Hut is an outreach program that allows
For each visit to the Health Center, know your insurance       Tulane University Peer Health Educators (TUPHEs) to
benefits and bring your (1) Tulane Splash Card, (2) insur-     bring information about health and wellness directly to
ance card, (3) driver’s license or state ID, and (4) form of   students. The hut features resources, activities, and give-
payment/credit card.                                           aways centered on various wellness-related themes.
    Most medical visits at the Health Center require the
                                                               LIVE WELL WORKSHOPS
collection of fees, co-pays, co-insurances, or deductibles.
                                                               The Well offers a variety of workshops led by TUPHEs
We accept most credit cards, Splash/debit cards, and
                                                               throughout the year that are offered in residence halls,
Accounts Receivable as payment for services. All unpaid
                                                               classrooms, and at student organization meetings.
charges (as well as no-show and late fees) will be automati-
                                                               Workshop schedules are posted on OrgSync and are
cally applied to the student’s Accounts Receivable.
                                                               available by request.
    For more information about this policy, see
campushealth.tulane.edu/policies/financial-policy-student      HEALTH PROMOTION TOOLS
-responsibility.                                               Students can use online eHealth Tools as a 24/7 wellness
                                                               resource for screenings, articles, and apps that address a
EMERGENCY MEDICAL                                              variety of college health topics. Students should keep eyes
SERVICES                                                       out for some of our other innovative health promotion
                                                               resources like our Stall Street Journal publications, posters,
Campus Health provides emergency medical services
                                                               displays, and events.
via a student service organization based on the Uptown
campus. Students are trained and certified to offer
basic emergency medical services, first-aid treatment,
                                                               GET INVOLVED
and transport to New Orleans area hospitals. For more          TULANE UNIVERSITY PEER HEALTH
information, visit campushealth.tulane.edu/tulane-ems.         EDUCATORS (TUPHES)
                                                               Peer education gives students an opportunity to make a
                                                               difference on campus. TUPHEs organize and implement
                                                               health promotion initiatives, facilitate small group
                                                               programs on a variety of health topics for residence halls
                                                               and student organizations, and serve as agents of change
                                                               on campus. Learn how to get involved at                          27

                                                               campushealth.tulane.edu/tuphes.
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