The Kaleidoscope RLC will create an incubator to explore intellectual thought, identities and values through intentional conversations, experiences and programs. These will serve as a foundation for students from diverse backgrounds to develop consensus solutions to complex social problems. Kaleidoscope offers two dedicated TIDES courses, cultural trips, and varied workshops.
The Kaleidoscope RLC is a collaboration between Housing and Residence Life and The Office of Multicultural Affairs.
All first-year students at Tulane Universities are required to take a TIDES course. Members of Residential Learning Communities have the opportunity to enroll in a TIDES course that explores the concepts and values of their community in depth. For 2018-2019, the affiliated TIDES course is:
The Kaleidoscope Residential Learning Community is in the Paterson Residence Hall. The Kaleidoscope floor in Paterson has a gender inclusive common bathroom and will have gender inclusive housing available on the floor. If other living/bathroom accommodations are needed, please contact the HRL office.
You may apply for the Kaleidoscope RLC through the student housing application process. Your answers to some supplemental, RLC-specific questions will be evaluated by a committee. If you are accepted, you will be notified and be sent more information on the room selection and roommate process.
If you have questions about the programming and initiatives that take place in this RLC, please contact Sienna Abdulahad at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions about RLC housing logistics, please contact Housing & Residence Life at email@example.com.