OISS International Student and Family Welcome Day

The OISS would like to welcome and continue orienting our new international students and their families. 

OISS and other campus partners have organized a day to welcome you to Tulane University.  We will show you the uptown campus, provide orientation for your parents and families, as well as offer Success Workshops to allow you to meet other students and dig deeper into topics that will prepare you to have a safe and successful time at Tulane. We will also have a Connect Fest featuring various resources and campus partners. Please join us! 

 

2023 Schedule

Date: August 15, 2023

Campus Tour

Time: 9:00 AM

Where: Meet at 6901 Willow Street

All international students who are new to Tulane/ New Orleans will have the opportunity to meet student leaders as you tour the uptown campus.  Feel free to bring your schedule to look up the buildings your classes will be in.  

Please wear weather appropriate clothes and shoes. 

  • Water will be provided. 
  • Family members also welcome. 
  • Please note that the Tour will end at the Connect Fest.

Connect Fest: Welcome Social and On and Off-Campus Resource Fair

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Stibbs Conference Room and Pederson Lobby, Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC), Building #29

You are invited to come learn about many off-campus and on-campus resources to support you during your stay at Tulane University.  Meet with other students and staff, and learn about student groups and resources.  If you are still looking for a roommate,  you will have the chance to meet others in the same situation.  Snacks and a festive environment are included. 

Success Workshops

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: Room B09 & B11, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library (HTML), Building #60

The Success Workshops will be divided into to tracks: one for graduate students and one for undergraduate students. View the schedule below: 

Undergrad | HTML Room B09 Graduate | HTML Room B11

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Topic: Understanding Academic Integrity in the United States with NTC Office of Academic Integrity

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Topic: Graduate Student Experience Panel

Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Topic: Safety at Tulane and in New Orleans with Tulane University Police Department

Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Topic: Cultural Scenario Skits with Orientation Leaders

Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Topic: What Your Professors Want You to Know Before Classes Start with Christine Smith

Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Topic: Safety at Tulane and in New Orleans with Tulane University Police Department

Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Topic: Cultural Scenario Skits with Orientation Leaders

Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Topic: What Your Professors Want You to Know Before Classes Start with Christine Smith