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International ACAC 2018 New Orleans

Travel & Arrivals

Airport Transportation Options
Arrival for Pre-Conference Institute
Arrival for Main Conference

Airport Transportation Options

From New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport

Tulane University is approximately 12 miles from New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY). Our airport provides flights from 55 major US cities, as well as several international destinations in Latin America and Europe. Shuttle, taxi, and ride sharing services provide easy access from the airport to downtown New Orleans or Tulane’s uptown campus in about 30 minutes. The airport is open 24 hours daily, with transportation options for every arriving flight. Visitors staying on campus can check in at the Lavin-Bernick Student Center in the center of campus.

Please use the address 6811 Freret Street when using ride sharing apps, or tell taxi drivers to drop you at Tulane’s Freret Street entrance, which is closest to conference registration. Those attending the Pre-Conference institute on Loyola’s campus should use the address 6399 LaSalle Place.

Airport Shuttle

Approximate cost: $24
Shuttle Service is available from the airport to the downtown area, as well as Tulane’s campus. Bookings can be made online.

Taxi Service

Approximate cost: $36
New Orleans International Airport has several taxi booths and queues where visitors will be provided a taxi.


Approximate cost: $33
Uber and Lyft are both widely available in New Orleans and authorized to pick up passengers at New Orleans International Airport from the Transportation Center opposite baggage claim on the ground level.

Arrival for Pre-Conference Institute

Registered for the Pre-Conference Institute?

Members attending the Pre-Conference Institute conveniently check-in for both the main conference and Pre-Conference Institute on Loyola’s campus at Carrollton Hall. It’s a one-stop shop for all conference materials!

If arriving by taxi/Uber/Lyft, ask your driver to bring you to 6399 LaSalle Place. This will bring you directly to Carrollton Hall.

Check-in/Registration – Loyola

  • Sunday, July 8th, noon-8:00pm
  • Monday, July 9th, 7:00am-noon

Residing on campus and arriving after 8:00pm Sunday?
Carrollton Hall will be staffed 24 hours and will assist late arrivals who need housing check-in. Contact Loyola’s Solutions Center at 1.504.864.7175 (available July 7-13) for any emergencies.

Arrival for Main Conference

Attending the Main Conference only?

Conference registration and check-in will take place on Tulane’s campus in the Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC). Ask your driver to bring you to 6811 Freret Street, which is the Freret entrance to Tulane’s campus and the closest drop-off point to the LBC.

Check-in/Registration – Tulane

  • Sunday, July 8th, 2:00pm-8:00pm (for those residing on-campus only)
  • Monday, July 9th, 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Tuesday, July 10th, 8:00am-8:00pm

Residing on campus and arriving after hours?
Solutions Center staff will be available at the Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC) until midnight (beginning on Sunday) for main conference attendee late arrivals who need housing check-in.

Please contact Tulane’s Solutions Center at 1.504.314.2522 (available July 8-13) to alert staff if you are arriving after midnight to arrange for housing check-in.


Parking on Our Campuses
Those arriving to the conference with a car are welcome to park in either the Tulane or the Loyola parking garage, free of charge Sunday to Friday. Please follow signs to the Diboll Complex for the Tulane garage or the Sports Complex for the Loyola garage.