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OISS International Student and Family Welcome and Connect Fest

The OISS would like to welcome and and continue orienting our new international students and their families. 

OISS and other campus partners have organized a day to welcome you to Tulane University.  We will show you the uptown campus, provide orientation for your parents and families, as well as offer Success Workshops to allow you to meet other students and dig deeper into topics that will prepare you to have a safe and successful time at Tulane.  We will end the afternoon with a Connect Fest, to offer another change to meet people, but also on and off campus resources and a special Roommate Meetup for those students who are still trying to finalize housing or find a roommate.  Please join us!

 

Tuesday, August 17

 

Campus Tour

Time: 1:00 pm

Where: Tour begins in front of OISS office at 6901 Willow Street.

All international students who are new to Tulane/ New Orleans will have the opportunity to meet student leaders as you tour the uptown campus.  Feel free to bring your schedule to look up the buildings your classes will be in.  

Please wear weather appropriate clothes and shoes. 

  • Water will be provided. 
  • Family members also welcome. 
  • Please note that the Tour will end at the Connect Fest.

 

Connect Fest: Welcome Social and Resource Fair

Time: 2:00- 4:00 pm

Location: GWBC Marshal Family Commons

You are invited to come learn about many off-campus and on-campus resources to support you during your  stay at Tulane University.  Meet with other students and staff, learn about student groups and resources.  If your student is still looking for a roommate,  you will have the chance to meet others who are in the same situation.  Snacks and festive environment included.