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Spring Orientation

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Welcome to Tulane University! We’re excited that you've decided to join our community in the spring. Whether you're an incoming Spring Scholar or a new transfer student, we look forward to welcoming you to Tulane and providing you with resources and services to assist you with your transition into the Tulane University community. Please see below for the spring orientation schedules. If you have any questions, we hope you will reach out and contact us at or 504-865-5180.


  • 2nd week in December: Check your Tulane email for your official housing assignment for Spring 2018
  • Mid-December: Check your Tulane email for your mailing and shipping labels to ship items to campus. You cannot ship items to campus before early January
  • Tuesday, January 16: Classes begin for the spring semester

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Participants (view the Tuesday, January 9 orientation schedule here):

  • Monday, January 8 at 12:00 pm: Move-In Day
  • Tuesday, January 9: Mini Spring Orientation (morning)

All other Spring New Students (view the Friday, January 12 orientation schedule here):

  • Thursday, January 11 at 12:00 pm: Move-In Day
  • Friday, January 12: Spring Orientation (full day)
  • Friday, January 12 –  Monday, January 15: NOLA Experience Program for Spring Scholars


Utilize our Spring New Student Checklist to help you plan for your arrival to campus in January. We encourage you to also visit our First-Year Resources section on our website for additional resources.


Spring Orientation will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018. Programs and activities for both new students and families will be offered. For students participating in Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment, a mini orientation program will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Spring Orientation is required for incoming new students. Please register via the link below.



This spring, we are pleased to offer our popular NOLA Experience Program for the Spring Scholars January 12 - 15, 2018. Please register for the NOLA Experience Program when you register for Spring Orientation. Only Spring Scholars not participating in Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment are able to participate in this program. The cost is covered for Spring Scholars.


New students living on campus for spring 2018 will be approved for an early move-in on Thursday, January 11, 2018 by Housing and Residence Life beginning at 12:00 pm.  New students participating in Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment will be approved for an early move-in on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm. Please contact Housing and Residence Life at 504-865-5724 or with questions regarding move-in. For questions regarding Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment, contact the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Programs at 504-314-2160 or