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Pre-Arrival Information

Whether you are pursuing courses for credit or are enrolled in non-credit enrichment courses, you have the opportunity to explore campus life and get a true college experience this summer. Should you have questions, comments, or concerns—now or after you arrive—please contact Tulane Pre-College at (504) 314-7619 or

Admitted Students

Enrollment Process

If you have been accepted into Tulane Pre-College, you must complete the following items before attending our program. It is critical that we receive this information on or before the deadline of May 31, 2020. Failure to complete these items in a timely manner may prevent you from attending.
Student information
Travel Details Profile Portal

After the program deposit has been processed, students and parents/guardians will receive a "Welcome Email" from is an electronic health record system we use to consolidate and integrate student enrollment forms and health information. The security, confidentiality and privacy, of your personal health information will always be protected.

A completed Campdoc profile includes all enrollment forms signed:
Travel Information
Emergency Contact information
Student Handbook Acknowledgement
Housing Terms and Conditions for Residential Students
Media Consent
Code of Conduct
Authorizations for Medical Care and Health History
Assumption of Risk
Course specific consent forms (if applicable)
Proof of all required vaccinations
Current and accurate prescribed medication profile (if applicable)
Accurate allergy information (if you have and EpiPen you need to list it in your medication profile)
Photo for Tulane ID-Splash Card

Please use our Pre-Arrival Enrollment Checklist as a helpful resource.

ID Cards

Students are issued a photo identification card called a Splash Card. Splash Cards allow students to gain access to the buildings and labs and contain their meal plans and Wavebucks. Lost identification cards should be reported immediately to the Tulane Pre-College office. A $30 fee will be charged to replace your Splash Card.

Tulane User Name and Email

Upon enrollment into a program, students will receive an email from Tulane Technology Services with the following information:
Tulane ID number
Gibson Online username
Tulane email information (Wavemail)

Students will receive a separate email with their temporary passwords and instructions to change their passwords.

These emails will be sent to the primary email listed on your Tulane Pre-College application. We ask that parents/guardians share Tulane usernames and passwords with your student(s) before they arrive on campus. Students need this information to log in to Wavemail, to retrieve class assignments in Canvas, and to log in to Eduroam, the Tulane campus internet.

If you encounter any problems, contact the Help Desk at 504-862-8888 or, or review our Student Guide to Technology Services.

Participant Handbook

We offer a comprehensive handbook for participants. In the handbook, you will find information on everything from what to bring with you to resources to ensure a positive pre-college program experience.


It is our goal to offer universally accessible programming. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation or have questions about campus accessibility, please contact Tulane Pre-College Programs at (504) 314-7619 or in advance of your participation or visit.

Transportation and Travel

Maps and Directions

No matter how you plan to travel, you want to know the best way to get here. It also helps to know where you’re going once you're here. You can find driving directions to campus and an interactive campus map on Tulane’s Admission website.


Tulane University’s uptown campus is about a 25-minute drive from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (airport code MSY). A continuous airport shuttle will be available on residential move-in days and on move-out days. If a scheduled arrival or departure time is outside of the shuttle service window, students will need to find their own transportation to/from campus. Commercial taxi service, ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft, and car rentals are available from the airport.

Airport Shuttle

Tulane Pre-College provides complimentary shuttle services from the New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to campus on designated arrival days, and from campus to the airport on departure days. Requests for shuttle transportation must be included with the travel details you provided in Campdoc. Information about the shuttle schedule is available here.

Parking Information

Please note that parking is limited on Tulane’s campus, and on-street parking surrounding campus can be difficult. Parking on residential check-in and check-out days is typically available on campus in designated zones. Visitor parking permits can also be purchased at or in the Customer Engagement Office in the LBC from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information concerning public transportation options, visit

Local Hotels and Dining Guide

For hotel accommodations and dining near the Tulane campus, please see the Eat, Stay, Play guide on the Tulane Admissions website for suggestions.


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