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Tulane University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Government Documents, Latin American Library, Maxwell Music Library, Special Collections, Hogan Jazz Archive, Louisiana Collection, Manuscripts Department. Rare Books, Southeastern Architectural Archive, Tulane University Archives, Amistad Research Center (African American and Ethnic History and Culture), Architecture Library, Math Library, Vorhoff Library and Newcomb College Archives, Center for Research on Women, Rudolph Matas Medical Library, Turchin Library (A. B. Freeman School of Business), Tulane Law Library, Koch Library of Botany, Meade Natural History Collection, Tulane Regional Primate Research Center Library.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 3,036,256 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 16,588 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,232,022 microforms.
  • 84,600 Audio/Visual items.
  • 41,288 e-books.

Museums & Art

Koch Herbarium, Tulane Museum of Natural History, Newcomb Art Gallery, Amistad Research Center, Middle American Research Institute

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 506 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 1,036 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 20,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 20% of housing units are Singles.
  • 73% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 6% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 14 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 50% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 27% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Outreach Tulane -Community Service Day for Freshmen; Student Activities Expo; Homecoming/ Parent Family Weekend; Diversity Convocation; Martin Luther King Jr. Week for Peace; Black Arts Festival; WTUL Marathon; Newcomb Spring Arts; Rally for New Orleans Public Schools; Engineering Week; TGIMG- Thank Goodness its Mardi Gras; TUCP All-Nighter; Greek Week; Senior Week; International Food and Music Fest; University College Crawfish Boil; Wave Goodbye End-of-Year Party for the Graduating Class;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 250 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta (Premedical); Alpha Eta Mu Beta (Biomedical Engineering); Alpha Lambda Delta; Alpha Omega Alpha (Medicine); Alpha Sigma Lambda (University College); Assets (Newcomb Sophomores); Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting); Beta Beta Beta (Biology); Beta Gamma Sigma (Business); Delta Omega (Public Health and Tropical Medicine); Delta Phi Alpha (German); Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering); Golden Key National Honor Society; Kappa Delta Phi (Tulane Loyalty and Service); Kappa Delta Pi (Education); Mortar Board (Newcomb Service and Scholarship); (NSCS) National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Omega Chi Epsilon (Chemical Engineering); Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics); Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif (Law); Order of Omega (Fraternity and Sorority); Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Beta Kappa (Scholarship); Phi Delta Phi (Law); Phi Eta Sigma (Freshmen Scholarship); Phi Sigma Pi; Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy); Pi Mu Epsilon (Math); Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science); Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering); Psi Chi; Scabbard and Blade (ROTC); Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish); Sigma Gamma Epsilon (Geology); Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics); Sigma Xi (Scientific Research); Tau Beta Pi (Engineering); Tau Sigma Delta (Architecture); (TCLC) The Tulane College Leadership Caucus; (WWPS) The William Wallace Peery Society; (TECHS) Tulane Engineering and Computer Science Honors Society;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Catholic Center, Chabad House Jewish Student Center, Episcopal Center-Chapter of the Holy Spirit, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Campus Ministry, Muslim Student Association, New Orleans Hillel Center (B'nai B'rith), Presbyterian, Disciples and United Church of Christ, United Jewish Communities, United Methodist Campus Center
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Congress of Tulane; ACT Gospel Choir; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Asian-American Students United; Black American Law Student Association; Celtic Society; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Delta Xi Nu Sorority (Multicultural Sorority); India Association of Tulane University; LaAlianza del Derecho (Hispanic Law Organization); Latin American Medical Student Association; Latin and American Student Association; Middle Eastern Student Association; Multicultural Council; Muslim Education & Cultural Committee for Awareness; Muslim Student Association; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); National Society of Black Engineers); Pacific American Law Students Association; -Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers; Student National Medical Association; Students Organized Against Racism; Tulane African Student Association; Tulane Asian Medical Student Association; Tulane Chinese Students Association Taiwan; Tulane Chinese Student & Scholars Association; Tulane University Vietnamese Association;
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Associated Student Body; Architecture Student Body; Engineering Graduate Student Association; Engineering Student Council; Freeman School Government; Graduate and Professional Student Association; Graduate Business Council; Graduate School Student Association; Newcomb College Senate; Student Bar Association; Student Government Association of School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; Student Government Association of the School of Social Work; Tulane College Senate; Undergraduate Student Government; University College Student Government Association; CLUB SPORTS GROUP; Association of Club Sports; Karate Club; Sailing Club; Ballroom Dance Club; Judo Club; Soccer Club, Men's; Baseball Association; Lacrosse Club, Men's; Soccer Club, Women's; Climbing Club; Lacrosse Club, Women's; Tennis Club; Fencing Club; Martial Arts Club; Ultimate Frisbee Club; Field Hockey Club; Rowing Club; Volleyball Club; Gymnastics Club; Rugby Club, Men's; Water Polo Club; Ice Hockey Club; Runners Club; Water Ski Club; PRE-PROFESSIONAL GROUPS; Association of Liberal Arts and Pre-Professional Organizations -; American Institute of Architecture Students -; American Institute of Chemical Engineers -; American Society of Civil Engineers -; American Society of Mechanical Engineers -; Anthropology Student Union of Tulane -; Association of Computing Machinists; Association of Pre-Dental Students-; Biomedical Engineering Society -; College Bowl -; Financial Management Association -; Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers -; National Organization of Minority Architecture Students -; National Society of Black Engineers -; Prelaw Society; (Pre-Med) Premedical Society -; Psychology Club -; Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers -; Society of Women Engineers; Tulane Engineering Society; Tulane-Newcomb Art Student Association -; Tulane University Latin American Studies Organization; Women in Science; PROGRAMMING AND PERFORMANCE GROUPS; Association of Programming and Performance Organizations -; Cheerleaders -; Green Envy -; (UN) Model United Nations -; Shockwave -; Soundwave -; Student Alumni Association -; Student Athlete Advisory Board; THEM -; TsUnami -; Tulane Forensics Team -; Tulane University Campus Programming; CACTUS- Community Action Council Of Tulane University Students; OTHER SERVICES GROUPS; MOSAIC; Peer Health Advocates; Rape Emergency Awareness Hotline; Residence Hall Association; Town Students Association; Tulane Emergency Medical Service; Tulane University Legal Assistance Program; POLITICAL GROUPS; Political Advocacy League; Amnesty International; College Democrats; College Republicans; Free the Planet!; NAACP; Tulane Campus Libertarians; Tulane-Israel Public Affairs Committee; Tulane University Progressive Action Network; GREEKS; Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol; Interfraternity Council; Order of Omega; Panhellenic Council; National Pan-Hellenic Council; Alpha Epsilon Pi; Alpha Phi Alpha; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Tau Delta; Kappa Alpha; Kappa Alpha Psi; Kappa Sigma; Phi Beta Sigma; Phi Kappa Sigma; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Sigma Alpha Mu; Sigma Chi; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Zeta Beta Tau; Zeta Psi;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Tulane Hullabaloo (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Kenner, Louisiana (11), Baton Rouge (88)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): New Orleans (4)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): New Orleans (4)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 19% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 25% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 14 fraternities
  • 8 fraternity houses
  • There are 10 sororities
  • 6 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited






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