WAVE '17

At Tulane, Family Weekend is combined with Homecoming and Reunions for a very special community celebration for students, parents and alumni. Join us November 3-5 for Wave '17!


Online registration is now closed.

Join us at WAVE '17 Weekend Check-In for walk-in registration and/or to purchase tickets to any paid events - Friday, November 3rd in Pedersen Lobby of the Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC) from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.


  • Friday, November 3, 2017, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Pedersen Lobby, Lavin-Bernick Center
  • Saturday, November 4, 2017, 11 am – 3 pm, green and white striped Information Tent at Tailgate Village on the quad

Be sure to stop by Wave '17 Weekend Check-In when you arrive on campus to pick up your name tag(s) and other informational materials for the weekend. Say hello to representatives from the Office of Parent Programs, the Office of Alumni Relations, and the Reunions team. This is your one-stop shop to have all of your questions answered about the weekend. If you are arriving after 5 pm on Friday, either your student may pick up your name tag(s) and materials during Friday Check-In hours.

Wave '17 Weekend Schedule

  • Downloadable PDF of comprehensive, chronological weekend schedule (all events for students, families, reunion participants and alumni)
  • Online sorted event schedule, click the + sign links for:
    • + Signature Events
    • + Parents and Family 
    • + Friday on Campus
    • + Homecoming Game Day


  • On Friday, Nov. 3 and Sunday, Nov. 5 parking on campus will be first-come, first-serve, no passes needed, but you must still respect reserved or handicapped spaces. You are most likely to find space available in the upper floors of the Diboll garage on Ben Weiner Drive or the Rosen lot on Claiborne Avenue. The Diboll garage is the most wheelchair accessible parking location because it has an elevator.

  • Saturday, Nov. 4 Game Day parking passes are available to purchase at through Fri., Nov. 3. You must print the pass and display it in your vehicle.

Homecoming Football Game Day – Saturday, November 4

  • TAILGATE VILLAGE OPENS at 11 am. Visit the free Parents Tent on the Quad.

  • HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME against Cincinnatti kick-off is at 3 pm in Yulman Stadium. You may purchase e-tickets online until 1pm on Saturday, November 4th. If you'd like to sit in the Parents Section, enter "PARENTS17" in the Promo Code box at the top right section of the screen and you'll be guided to select your seat in section 123 or 124.

    You can also purchase tickets in person at the Ticket Office beside Yulman Stadium on Friday 9am to 5pm and on game day Saturday, Nov. 4 from 11am until halftime of the game.

    You may purchase a parking pass online at until Friday, Nov. 3. You must print the pass and display it in your vehicle.

    Review the downloadable PDF of the fan guide for ADA accommodations and other guest services, prohibited items in the stadium, locations of restrooms, concessions, first aid and merchandise, parking instructions and more.

Ground Transportation

  • Airport
    From the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport there are several options for ground transportation. Among them, Airport Shuttle is a convenient and economical way to get to and from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport while supporting student programs at Tulane since $2 of every reservation goes to support student events on campus.

  • Rental Cars
    For rental cars, please take advantage of our corporate discount with Enterprise Rent-a-Car, use Corporate ID #14NO742, Password: TUL. Visit the University Services car rental page for instructions on using the Corporate ID when booking your reservation.
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Office of Parent Programs, New Orleans, LA 70118 877-TUP-WAVE (877-887-9283)