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Student Affairs - Inspiring Student Success

Fall Welcome & Programs for Incoming Students

Here are some don't-miss programs and events:

Multicultural/LGBTQ+ Orientation

Friday, August 25th, 2017
4-6 PM
Freeman Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center

You and your parents are cordially invited to join staff, faculty, and current student leaders for an introduction to LGBTQ+ and Multicultural life on campus -- with a dinner reception to follow!

Ambassador Peer Mentor Program

Sign up before the first week of classes here.

Through our Ambassador Peer Mentor Program, during the first week of classes, we will pair you with an upper-class student who wants to help you navigate Tulane. Throughout the semester, we will also go on free trips together. Sponsored by both the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity. 
There is a free dinner honoring the mentors and mentees at 5:30 on August 30th in LBC Qatar Ballroom. 

LGBTQ+/Multicultural Fall Retreat

September 15-17, 2017

Join 60 students, faculty, and staff in Mississippi for this FREE weekend-long leadership retreat, ON THE BEACH! It's a great way to make friendships that will last all four years.


Coffee Chats

Have questions about LGBTQ+ life at Tulane? Want to know how to get involved? Just want someone to talk to for help about anything at Tulane? Sign up for an anonymous 1-on-1 chat with either student or professional staff from the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity to discuss any interests, questions, or concerns you may have about LGBTQ+ life at Tulane.

Sign up here.

OGSD Fall Welcome Events

To stay updated on the OGSD events throughout the year, make sure to sign up for our newsletter here, or visit the Upcoming Events tab to check our Google Calendar and add it to your own Google Calendar, iCal, or other calendar.



Come meet new friends during this informal open house and pizza party! The Mosaic Lounge entrance is off the Warren Quad behind Butler and Le Gourmet. Look for rainbow flags! Sponsored by the OGSD.
LGBTQ Open House and Pizza Party
August 29, 5-7 PM, Mosaic Lounge. Join LGBTIQA organizations for crafting. New students especially welcome! We'll be making banners, buttons, and Halloween & Mardi Gras masks, then head to Bruff for dinner.
Come cool off with ice cream and meet the members of LGBTIQA/multicultural student organizations on campus. Hosted by the O (The Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity and the Office of Multicultural Affairs).
ice cream social
Tuesday, Sept. 6 | 9-11 AM | The O, LBC G04 | Come meet students, staff and faculty during this informal open house with coffee, tea and cake at the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity, in the O.
general lgbtiqa open house invitation
Pocket Park (Rain Location LBC 203). Join LGBTIQA student orgs, the OGSD, and the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program for our annual kick-off celebration for faculty, staff, & students: great food, music, & company!

 Wednesdays With the O

Sept. 7 | 12-1pm | LBC 203 (Stibbs)

Come take a mid-week break, relax, and enjoy good company with free food. This weekly social happens every Wednesday. The first Wednesday of the month features a guest speaker and is held in LBC 203 (Stibbs), but every other week, is held in the O (LBC G04).  Hosted by the O (Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity & Office of Multicultural Affairs). 

LGBTIQA Students of Color Meet & Greet

Sept. 9 | 6pm | Mosaic Lounge

This meet & greet is a time & space to meet other students in an informal and laid back atmosphere.  Free food and great company provided.  Please RSVP to Sponsored by the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity (OGSD) and the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA).

Division of Student Affairs, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-314-2188