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With over 200 student organizations and dozens of intra-mural sports teams, there’s never a dull moment. 

Student Activities Expo

The Student Organization Activities Expo is one of the best opportunities to get involved with student organizations at Tulane! We begin each semester (fall and spring) with an activities expo to allow interested students to browse around and meet members of various student organizations. All active student organizations are invited to participate by sending members of their organization to meet with prospective members and promote their clubs

On Sunday, September 6, 2020, the LBC will host our first ever virtual expo! Every participating organization will host a 2 hour Zoom meeting that will be open to anyone with a @tulane.edu Zoom authentication. Interested in an organization? Click on the link to their Zoom meeting during their time slot and talk face-to-face with members of that organization. 

Until Expo Day, we will be updating our site regularly, adding organizations on a rolling basis as they register. Keep checking to see which organizations you will be able to interact with during the Expo!

The Carolyn Barber Pierre Center for Intercultural Life

The Carolyn Barber Pierre Center for Intercultural Life is comprised of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity (OGSD), and Religious Life, and works to strengthen and enhance diversity at Tulane University. Together the offices provide students of color and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, and allied students with advocacy services, mentoring, personal support, and cultural, social, and academic programming to facilitate their adjustment to the University and ability to thrive thereafter. They seek to foster within the University community a respect and appreciation for racial, ethnic, religious, gender, and sexual diversity and the history, traditions, and cultures of underrepresented student populations.

“As the Assistant Vice President for Intercultural Life, I have the pleasure of managing, mentoring, and working alongside talented colleagues who are committed professionals that center the lives of BIPOC and other marginalized students. My personal and professional goal is to meet students where they are, addressing their needs and concerns while helping them navigate the campus culture; by providing a series of intentional, inclusive, and equitable programs and services. I collaboratively work with all administrative and academic departments, alumni, parents, and community partners, as a key contributor to developing opportunities, experiences and engagement that in the effort to move Tulane to create a true an anti-racist campus culture that supports all students and their ability to thrive.

Take advantage of all the resources Tulane has to offer. Take time each day for self and soul care of your health, spirit, and safety. Never lose sight of your dreams, life will always throw you curves or roadblocks, your job is to believe in yourself and not let others deter you and know that for every door that is closed to you there’s always a better door that will open."

—Carolyn Barber-Pierre

 

Gender & Sexuality Advisory Board Organizations

The Multicultural Council (MCC) is a subset of the Undergraduate Student Government which works closely with the Office of Multicultural Affairs to serve the needs of and represent the following organizations:

BLACK QUEER COLLECTIVE (BQC)
COALITION FOR QUEER AND TRANS PEOPLE OF COLOR (CQTPOC)
FINDING INTERSECTIONALITY TOGETHER (FIT) GAMMA RHO LAMBDA SORORITY (GRL) GENDER EXPLORATION SOCIETY (GES)
QUEER STUDENT ALLIANCE (QSA)

Multicultural Council Organizations

The Multicultural Council (MCC) is a subset of the Undergraduate Student Government which works closely with the Office of Multicultural Affairs to serve the needs of and represent the following organizations:

ASIAN AMERICAN STUDENT UNION (AASU)
INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF TULANE (IATU) 
MUSLIM STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (MSA)
FINIDING INTERSECTIONALITY TOGETHER (FIT) 
BLACK LAW STUDENT ASSOCIATION (BLSA)
CHINESE RIGHTS INITIATIVE OF TULANE (CRIT) 
SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC AND CULTURE AMONGST YOUTH (SPICMACAY) 
STUDENTS ORGANIZED AGAINST RACISM (SOAR)
TULANE CHINESE STUDENT AND SCHOLARS ASSOCIATION (TCSSA)
TULANE BLACK STUDENT UNION (TBSU) 
TULANE UNIVERSITY VIETNAMESE ASSOCIATION (TUVA) 
TULANE UNIVERSITY FILIPINO STUDENT ASSOCIATION (TUFSA) 
TULANE UNIVERSITY GENERATING EXCELLENCE NOW AND TOMORROW IN EDUCATION (TU GENTE)

"Tulane Black Student Union was founded in 1969, making it the first multicultural organization to be recognized by the university. Our advice for first-year students is to lean on your friends and others when times are tough. It is normal for a BIPOC student to feel out of place at a predominantly white institution. However, always remember that you are a valued member of this community, and tBSU loves you!"

—Raven Ancar
Tulane Black Student Union President
Sociology & Digital Media Practices, '22

 

Newcomb Institute Organizations

Newcomb Institute sponsors more than 20 student-run organizations, all of which vary in their focus area but foster a gender-inclusive, supportive environment while developing leadership abilities and professional skill sets.

AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN’S SOCIETY (AAWS) 
ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA (ALD) FEMINIST ALLIANCE OF STUDENTS AT 
TULANE (FAST) 
HER CAMPUS TULANE 
HERS, THEIRS, OURS 
MORTAR BOARD NATIONAL SENIOR HONOR SOCIETY 
NEWCOMB PRISON PROJECT 
NEWCOMB SENATE 
ONE LOVE TULANE 
SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS 
STUDENTS UNITED FOR REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE (SURJ) 
TULANE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY TULANE UNIVERSITY LADIES’ 
A CAPELLA (TULA) 
TULANE WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE 
TULANE WOMEN IN BUSINESS 
TULANE WOMEN IN POLITICS 
TULANE WOMEN IN PRE-LAW 
TULANE WOMEN IN SCIENCE 
TULANE WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY 
WOMEN AND YOUTH SUPPORTING EACH OTHER 
WOMEN OF COLOR COLLECTIVE 

NEWCOMB SCHOLARS
The Newcomb Scholars Program selects twenty intellectually curious and motivated undergraduates each year to participate in an academically rigorous interdisciplinary learning experience about feminist leadership. Together, the Scholars create a community of diverse thinkers, leaders, and activists, which challenges and empowers them to be innovative and compassionate feminist leaders in the 21st century.

NEWCOMB BIG/LITTLE
Participate in one of the most popular Newcomb traditions! Hundreds of undergraduates choose to participate in this program every year. Bigs serve as a resource, a guide, and a friend as each first-year transitions to Tulane. Bigs are a helpful source of advice and insight throughout the semester, and there will be events for both Bigs and Littles to attend in order to get to know each other better. All freshmen and transfer students are welcome to register to be a Newcomb Little. 

Learn more at newcomb.tulane.edu.

Leadership Cohort Programs

Ready to hit the ground running? Want to make new friends and get involved on campus? Join a leadership cohort program! Check your email the first week of class to find information about applications.

SEMESTER JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE (SJE) 
Learn how to be a journalist and multimedia storyteller while exploring the role of media in our society. Participants will meet with professional journalists and practice hands on skills while completing a semester-long project and being mentored by upper class members of Tulane student media. No prior experience necessary.

FRESHMAN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (FLP) 
The Freshman Leadership Program is designed to support, engage, and educate future leaders in the Tulane community. students will be expected to attend weekly meetings, serve on Student Government committees, and attend events where they will engage with current leaders on Tulane’s campus.

CACTUS ACADEMY A Social Justice Leadership Development Program
CACTUS Academy is designed for first-year Tulane undergraduate and transfer students who have an interest in social activism and a desire to develop skills and knowledge that will prepare them for social justice work during and after their time at Tulane. CACTUS Academy provides introductory training on a broad spectrum of issues in the social justice arena such as gender, sexuality, race, social services, legal rights, and community organizing, among others. In addition, participants are exposed to social justice advocates working on the Tulane campus and throughout the New Orleans community.

EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM (ELP) 
Utilizing Tulane University’s Leadership Framework as a guide, Emerging Leaders engages first-year students in the leadership process and identifies pathways to leadership within the Tulane community. Students meet weekly throughout the fall semester in a large group and are matched with an upperclass mentor.

Geaux Vote!

Geaux vote

Political involvement in NOLA and at home

Your voice matters! Whether you are registered to vote here or at home, getting involved in your community is an important part of being a global citizen.

Visit GeauxVote.com to register online, view polling information, find out what ward you are in, see a sample ballot, and more

Want to get involved in on-campus organizing? Check out wavesync.tulane.edu for student organizations and events.

Greek Letter Organizations

INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL
Delta Tau Delta, Kappa Alpha Order, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Kappa Sigma, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Zeta Beta Tau, Zeta Psi

NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Phi Alpha Sorority, Inc. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

MULTICULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS
Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc. Gamma Rho Lambda National Sorority

PANHELLENIC COUNCIL
Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Epsilon Phi, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Phi Mu, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Delta Tau

Jorgi Mandelbaum

"If I had to give freshmen two pieces of advice, I would tell them to 1) introduce yourself to your professors and get to know them, and 2) put yourself out there. I still talk with professors I had my first semester freshman year, whether that be for advice or just to check in and catch up. And while my second piece of advice may sound broad, that’s because it is. Join clubs, get to know people on your floor, explore New Orleans, and don’t be scared to reach out to your friend-from-home’s friend.  

—Jorgi Mandelbaum
Tulane Panhellenic Council Vice President of Public Relations
Neuroscience, '21

 

Luiza Borges

"I enjoy Tulane because of the many opportunities that are provided here. If you want to see the world (one day), have hands on experiences, or learn how to blow glass, you can do it here. I also love the city of New Orleans, and the more time I spend here the more I see how special this place is. Finally, I love Tulane because of the communities I have found here, in my organizations, clubs, and classes. For new students my best advice would be to try get into a new routine - it can really help smooth your transition."

—Luiza Borges
Gamma Rho Lambda Multicultural Sorority President
Cell and Molecular Biology, '22

 

Alex Hill

"Tulane gives individuals the opportunity to get involved in many facets of day to day life. Through my first year, I was able to join different student organizations that has helped me meet new faces and friends.

To incoming students, I suggest being as versatile and fearless as possible. Strive to be as involved as possible and meet as many people as you can!"

—Alex Hill
Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity Member
Finance '23

 

Christopher Moore

"I have thoroughly enjoyed my internships while attending Tulane and the opportunity to build lasting relationships with outstanding people. I was able to secure several internships because of services Tulane has offered, such as the Advising Center where the advisors helped me develop my resume and improve my interview skills. Another thing that I have enjoyed about Tulane has been the people that I have met. Whether in the classroom, in the residence halls, or because of my fraternity, I have been fortunate to meet people that come from varying backgrounds. I would encourage incoming students to take advantage of this throughout their time on campus. I would also encourage students to go outside their comfort zone and try things that they may not be familiar with because Tulane, and the New Orleans community, has so much to offer. While it may seem scary at first, these new experiences will often lead to some of your most memorable and treasured moments of college."

—Christopher Moore
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity President
History and Political Science '21

 

Learn more at greek.tulane.edu.