Tulane's primary campus is located in Uptown New Orleans on St. Charles Avenue, directly opposite Audubon Park, and extends north to South Claiborne Avenue through Freret and Willow Street. The campus is known colloquially as the Uptown or St. Charles campus. It was established in the 1890s and occupies more than 0.45 km2 of land. The campus is known both for its large live oak trees as well as its architecturally historic buildings.
On-campus services include housing and dining facilities, banking, stores, transportation shuttles, wide libraries system, sports, career services and many others.
There are a number of entertaining theatrical performances, concerts and speakers on campus throughout the year. Tulane students are never at a loss for activities, either behind the scenes, onstage or in the audience.
The Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life is a focal point for campus life with comfortable study spaces, multiple dining options, a bookstore and other retail shops. It's also the home for student organizations and many of the departments that provide student services.
The Division of Student Affairs provides many services to help students get the most out of their Tulane experience. From accessibility to wellness, they've got you covered.
Besides, in New Orleans, the possibilities are endless. Students can go to such sightseeing as Audubon Aquarium, the Tree of Life, the Zoo. Take the streetcar downtown and make a day of the Quarter. Go to City Park or the New Orleans Museum of Art. Then of course nightlife-wise there is the infamous Boot, which has a great happy hour.
Tulane maintains 3,600 beds in 13 residence halls on its uptown campus for undergraduate students. Per the Renewal Plan instituted after Hurricane Katrina, Tulane requires all freshmen and sophomores to live on campus, except those who are from surrounding neighborhoods in New Orleans.
Due to the increasing size of incoming classes, Tulane has allowed a small number of rising sophomores to reside off campus instead of being required to remain in campus housing. Housing is not guaranteed for juniors and seniors.
The student employment Team is dedicated to assisting off-campus employers, on-campus employers, and students with meeting student employment needs. The student employment team is responsible for facilitating the posting of jobs and placing students in on-campus and off-campus jobs.