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Quicklinks to Tulane’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Information

  • Emergencylinks to COVID-19 FAQs, Archive Tulane COVID-19 Communications, link to Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Messages and FAQs
  • Campus Healthlinks to COVID-19 FAQs, Social Distancing Guidelines, Travel Guidance
  • Housing and Residence Lifelinks to COVID-19 Housing Procedures, including FAQ, Checkout Procedures, Exception Request Form for Students Unable to Depart Campus, Summer Storage and Shipping, Room Selection, Campus Partner Resources, Summer Services



Below you will find links to several of the resources most commonly requested by parents and families of Tulane students.

Academic Resources

FERPA Waiver: The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act waiver that allows Tulane University officials to discuss your student’s academic records, financial information and student conduct situations with you. Your student should sign the form and return it to the Academic Advising Center on campus.

Tulane University FERPA Policy

Academic Planning: The Academic Advising Center has everything from major checklists and the Freshman Planning Guide to major exploration seminars and how your student can contact their academic adviser.

Accessibility Services & Testing: We encourage you and your student to be in touch with the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility early and often, as needed. This office is the key to offering your student, with documented academic or physical disabilities, the accommodations needed to be successful at Tulane.

Tutoring: The Tulane Academic Success Center offers a variety of peer learning support programs for students who wish to become more strategic and independent learners. Our services include peer tutoring, writing help, pop-up test prep, and a unique group learning experience called Supplemental Instruction for select courses. TASC also offers local tutor matching services, should your student wish to work with a private tutor. Find more information on how to access TASC services here.

Library: This online Parents' Guide to Library Services and Spaces is for parents who want to learn more about how the libraries support Tulane students.

Financial Services

Accounts Receivable: For all questions related to billing, view the student bill, make a payment, forms related to financial information or see the upcoming payment deadlines.

Financial Aid: This site has a wealth of information on scholarship criteria, deadlines, what to expect with disbursement of aid, and information for students to contact their particular financial aid counselor.

Splash Card: Go here to make deposits to the debit function on your student’s Splash card.

Campus Life

Bookstore: Everything from e-books to textbook rentals and beyond.

Campus Health: Resources for immunization records, student health insurance, the services available at The Health Center on campus, and mental health services. Use this "Especially for Parents, Guardians and Families" link.

Alcohol - What to Know A Tulane Parent Guide for Talking with Your Student About Alcohol

Fraternity Recruitment information for Parents (tutorial)

Sorority Recruitment information for Parents (tutorial)

Dining Services: Learn about meal plan options; FAQs about dining; support for students with dietary restrictions and food allergies; and the annual Recipes From Home contest. Parents may also subscribe to the Tulane Dining Parents Newsletter or use our Feedback from Parents online form.

Housing & Residence Life: Find everything you need to know about the residential experience. From residential learning communities and building descriptions to rates and what to pack, this is your home for on campus housing information.

Mardi Gras: On Mardi Gras Break 2020 there are no classes on Monday, February 24 and Tuesday, February 25, thus, most offices at the University are closed from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21 to 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 26. Classes resume on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.

  • Mardi Gras safety instructions and resources
  • Hours of operation for dining, shuttles, TapRide and Campus Service over the Mardi Gras weekend
  • Special parade shuttles offered by Tulane Shuttles and Transportation
  • Housing and Residence Life Mardi Gras Guest Registration policies and procedures
  • February 4, 2020 Mardi Gras letter to parents from the Vice President for Student Affairs and Chief of Tulane University Police Department

Spring Move-Out & Summer Storage: This website of approved moving and storage companies is updated each year in March for the proceeding summer.

Tulane University Police Department (TUPD): Find descriptions of TUPD's on-campus and perimeter patrols, resources like Rave Guardian, Safety Escorts and more. You can look up Crime Prevention information including the link to sign up for Crime Alerts and read the comprehensive "The Tulane University Police Department: A Unique Level of Policing" brochure.

Other Resources

2019 New Student Guidebook - a virtual resource for the Class of 2023 and their families.

Calendars: To guide your planning, consult the Office of the Registrar Academic Calendar 2019-2020 Important Dates (PDF); and the University Events Calendar.

Emergency Response: Find resources on preparing for several types of emergency situations and for communication updates on any emergency affecting the Tulane community.

Parent E-Newsletters: To sign-up to receive our parent e-newsletters or to update your contact information.

Lodging and Travel Discounts, Affiliated Vendors, and More!

Facilities and Service Requests FAQs for parents

ROTC: These links for the Army ROTC program and the Air Force ROTC program at Tulane provide descriptions including scholarship and requirement information.

Title IX at Tulane: Comprehensive website with information, help and resources about sexual harassment, sexual assault and sexual violence.