Tulane University

Undergraduate Admission

Getting Here

The Office of Undergraduate Admission is located in 210 Gibson Hall at 6823 St. Charles Avenue in the Uptown area of New Orleans. It is right on the St. Charles Avenue Streetcar line, approximately four miles from the French Quarter. Click here for a map of Tulane's campus.

Flying to New Orleans
When flying to New Orleans, the destination airport is Louis Armstrong International Airport, (Airport code MSY).

The Airport Shuttle service charges $20 each way between Louis Armstrong International Airport and Tulane University, or $38 for a round trip. You can purchase tickets in advance by visiting this link. The Airport Shuttle van stops at the Tulane Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, a short walk from the Office of Admission. For more information, call (866) 596 - 2699.

A cab ride to and from the airport is $33 for 1 to 2 people, and $14 per person for 3 or more people.

Parking and Transportation in New Orleans and at Tulane
For your convenience, we recommend that visitors take a taxi or use public transportation to get to campus and when traveling around the city. There are six parking spots outside the admission office in Gibson Hall for daily visitors, but parking near campus can be extremely limited and garage parking at downtown hotels can be expensive. Taxis can be found just outside of the baggage claim area on the lower level of the terminal.

Driving Directions

FROM THE WEST on I-10 (Including Louis Armstrong International Airport)
Follow the signs toward the Central Business District. As you enter the downtown area, follow the signs to Hwy. 90 Business/West Bank. Exit at St. Charles Avenue/Carondelet Street (do not cross the bridge). At the second traffic light make a right onto St. Charles Avenue. Follow St. Charles Avenue for four miles. Tulane and Gibson Hall will be on your right at 6823 St. Charles Avenue. Gibson Hall is the center of the three main stone buildings on St. Charles Avenue. Proceed up the center staircase which will take you directly into the Undergraduate Admission Office.

FROM THE EAST on I-10
As you enter the downtown area, follow the signs to Hwy. 90 Business/West Bank. Exit at St. Charles Avenue/Carondelet Street (do not cross the bridge). At the second traffic light make a right turn onto St. Charles Avenue. Follow St. Charles Avenue for four miles. Tulane and Gibson Hall will be on your right at 6823 St. Charles Avenue. Gibson Hall is the center of the three main stone buildings on St. Charles Avenue. Proceed up the center staircase which will take you directly into the Undergraduate Admission Office.

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Class on the Quad
Tulane's campus is located on the historic St. Charles Ave. streetcar line

Did You Know?

The Tulane motto is "Non sibi, sed suis," translated as, "not for one's self, but for one's own."