New Student Orientation Schedule
Spring 2017

All meetings held on the downtown campus at 1440 Canal Street (Tidewater Bldg.) unless otherwise listed

STUDENT ID'S ARE REQUIRED TO BE WORN AND VISABLE.  ID'S ARE PROCESSED ALL WEEK IN CARD SERVICES, Tidewater Bldg., 8th floor, Rm. 802 (must show driver's license or passport and must be registered for classes - hours 8:30am to 4:30pm - closed for lunch noon-1pm)



Wednesday, January 11th


8:30 to


Registration and Coffee - Tidewater Bldg, 12th floor,  Room 1204

9:15 to


Opening Welcome - Tidewater Bldg, 12th floor, Room 1201


Noon - 1:00pm


Lunch - 12th floor Room 1202 - take your lunch to where your departmental meetings will be held, or first floor student lounges (student i.d. required for access to student lounges)


1:00 - 


Department breakout and advising sessions. Meet your academic advisor and department chair; register for classes


Thursday, January 12th


All Day


Individual appointments with faculty advisors and continue registering for classes.



Financial Aid Orientation - Tidewater 12th floor, Room 1210



Student Government Association (SGA) Ambassador Tour - 1 hour tour of campus - meet in lobby of Tidewater Bldg

3pm to 4:30pm


SPHTM Academic Information Systems (AIS) Technology Open House - for students in all academic depts - Tidewater 12th floor Room 1201


Friday, January 13th

9am to 10am


Health Sciences Library (Rudolph Matas Library) Orientation, held in
Tidewater, 12th floor Room 1201

8:30am to 1pm


Mandatory F1/J1/Exchange International New Student Orientation - Jones Hall Room 204 uptown campus

Monday, January 16th 

University closed for Martin Luther King Holiday

Tuesday, January 17th

First day of class! 

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1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5388 or 800-676-5389