Visiting Tulane

We welcome your visit to Tulane University! Visiting campus is the best way to learn what it is like to be a part of the Tulane community. Visiting Tulane also gives you the chance to experience New Orleans, one of the most culturally rich and distinctive cities in the United States.

Plan your trip:

The Office of Admission offers daily tours, arranges classroom visits and meetings with current students, and hosts special events for prospective and admitted students. Sign up for a tour and find more information about visiting campus on the admission website; or, call the office at 800-873-9283.

The uptown campus is located in New Orleans on St. Charles Avenue in a historic residential district where architectural styles run from humble Creole cottages to impressive Greek Revival mansions. Located across the street from Tulane is Audubon Park, 400 acres that encompass tennis courts, golf courses, jogging and bicycle paths, horse stables, the Audubon Zoo and some of the most magnificent live oaks you'll ever see. Parking can be difficult around the campus but if you do choose to drive, directions are available.

The downtown health sciences campus is in the heart of the medical district of New Orleans. The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is located at 1440 Canal Street. The School of Medicine occupies space in 1555 Poydras, as well as the historic Hutchinson Memorial Building across from the Tulane Medical Center on Tulane Avenue. The J. Bennett Johnston Building is home to numerous health sciences research centers. The School of Social Work has a new downtown home at 127 Elk Place. (The campus map shows where parking garages are located, and directions to the campus are also online.

The School of Continuing Studies offers classes at  campuses in Harahan, La., Madison, Miss., and Biloxi, Miss., to serve the needs of New Orleans area and Gulf Coast residents.