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Welcome to the University Residence Halls! Please carefully read the information below to learn more about moving-in to your new home this spring.


January 6 – Residence Halls open for students registered to participate in Panhellenic Sorority recruitment. These students must register and pay their fee with Fraternity and Sorority Programs to check in on this date.

January 8 – Residence Halls open at 10 AM for new international students attending International Student Orientation.

January 9  – Residence Halls open at 10 AM for new students not participating in Panhellenic Sorority recruitment.

January 12  – Residence Halls open at 9 AM for students returning to the residence halls from Fall 2019.

two roommates smile at the camera on move in day in their newly decorated room


The Spring 2020 Move-In Guide for New Students is now available. View the guide for specific information about your move-in.

Please refer to the complete Spring New Student Checklist on the New Student & Leadership Programs site for the most complete information for new students. We've included information related to Housing and Residence Life below:

  • Check out the Spring 2020 New Student Move-In Guide when it becomes available in November. This will provide you with more detailed information about move-in day. 
  • Make sure you have completed your housing application and have received a housing assignment.
  • Your housing assignment e-mail will include information about your room assignment, roommate(s), where to check-in, and a link to your parking pass.
  • Check out the Housing & Residence Life Community Living Standards and the Tulane University Code of Student Conduct before you arrive, you are responsible for knowing these policies and procedures as a student living on campus.
  • Keep checking your University e-mail account. This is where we will send important information while you live with us.

a student and two family members smile as they push a cart of boxes toward monroe hall on move in day

Returning students may return to their assigned rooms on or after January 12. Campus parking spots near each building will be reserved for students to unload belongings. Students should use parking spaces for no longer than 30 minutes before moving their vehicle to long term parking in the Diboll parking complex.
Students who live in the Aron Residences may use the unloading area on Ben Weiner Drive near Willow Street the intersection. Ben Weiner Drive will be operated as a 1-way from S. Claiborne Avenue on January 12 and the unloading area will be controlled by the Tulane University Police Department.
Students who are permitted to arrive early for Panhellenic Recruitment should follow the same process on their approved check-in date.

Students are expected to check-in on or after their approved check-in date for each semester. Students will only be allowed to check-in on their approved check-in date.

Students facing extreme circumstances and need to arrive to campus early for the Spring semester must complete the Spring Early Move-In Request Form by December 1. Students who are approved to move-in early will be assessed a $100 / day fee to change their approved check-in date.

Students who are arriving early for Panhellenic Recruitment must follow the instructions from The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Programs and should not complete the early move-in form.

Students who are required to move-in early for an on-campus job or other Tulane-affiliated activity should work with their department / organization to request an early move-in on their behalf.