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Fall Welcome Featured Events

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Fall Welcome functions as a "choose your own adventure" series of 100+ events that occur during the first two weeks of classes each year. Below, check out some of our signature Fall Welcome programs. A more detailed schedule will be released in August 2019 on the Tulane Orientation app.

First Year Community Dinners

Join your Resident Advisor and residence hall for dinner to build community with one another and discuss floor expectations. Ask your RA for details.

LGBTQ+ "O"pen House

Meet LGBTQ+ new and returning students, the "O" Staff, "O" Ambassadors and learn more about the programs and services for LGBTQ+ students. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Gender & Sexual Diversity.

Wednesdays with the "O" Ice Cream Social

Open to all new students, this event is a great way to learn more about the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity, and Religious Life.

Tulane After Dark

Join your classmates for late-night programming every Wednesday through Saturday during the academic year. Wednesdays and Thursdays are movie nights in City Diner in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, Friday night is a rotating program sponsored by departments across campus, and Saturday is trivia night in City Diner.

First Football Game

Come cheer on the Tulane Green Wave at our first home game in Yulman Stadium. Admission is free with your Tulane student ID card.

Student Activities Expo

Meet the leaders of student government, academic, club sports, special interest, media, multicultural, political, programming and performance, religious, community service, Greek letter and honor society organizations. Don’t wait to get involved on campus.

Howie T Penthouse Party Silent Disco

Silent Disco party on the 5th floor of the library. Sponsored in partnership with Howard-Tilton Memorial Library.

Outreach Tulane

[registration required]

Tulane’s largest day of public service with over 1,000 students participating in a wide variety of service projects throughout the city. Outreach Tulane provides an opportunity for students to reach out of the Tulane community and into the larger New Orleans community.

Reading Project Keynote Lecture

The Reading Project Keynote Lecture is an opportunity for students to engage further with the themes of the first-year Reading Project book by learning from an expert in a related field.