Tulane University strives to create residential communities that support strong relationships and incorporate academic learning into the student experience. Students at Tulane have several different housing options, which include co-ed residence halls, female-only residence halls, and residential learning communities. For more information, please visit Housing & Residence Life's website.
Tulane's residence halls – equipped with study lounges, kitchenettes, laundry facilities, air conditioning, and internet connections – provide a convenient center for student life on campus. All first- and second-year students reside on campus unless they meet the local residency exemption criteria.
Monroe Residence Hall is a 12-story hall, which is coed by wing and home to first-year students. Fun fact: Monroe is the tallest building in Uptown New Orleans!
Paterson Residence Hall is a coed residence hall for both freshmen and upperclassmen, and is home to two Residential Learning Communities. Changemaker is a hub for students passionate about creating positive social change. Kaleidoscope provides community for talented and diverse students, while facilitating individual and community development for campus change. On the first floor, there is a gender inclusive common bathroom and housing.
Sharp Residence Hall is coed by wing and home to first-year students, and houses two Residential Learning Communities. The Squad RLC focuses on bringing students together, exploring campus traditions, and creating a more supportive Tulane community. Third Coast explores the unique cultural heritage and physical attributes of New Orleans and the Gulf South region.
Wall Residence Hall is a coed, first year community that houses freshman honors students as a part of the Honors RLC. It is also home to a professor-in-residence and their family, who interact with students through regular programming. Please note that honors students are not required to live in Wall.
Butler Residence Hall is a coed residence hall for first year students and home to the Health Wave Residential Learning Community. This RLC focuses on self-care, science, and public health, with the intention of improving quality of life and overall health.
Josephine Louise Residence Hall, or JL, is home to first-year female students. Josephine Louise also houses the new Spark Residential Learning Community. Spark brings together first year women to build and engage in creative, intellectual and social justice communities. Approximately 25% of female freshmen live in JL.
Warren Residence House is a co-ed community for all class years. Warren is home to two Residential Learning Communities: Shapers and Creators and Get Engaged. Shapers and Creators is a social group and outlet for creative thinkers at Tulane. Based in the Departments of Art, Architecture, Dance, Theater, Science and Engineering, this RLC aims to engage hands-on thinking from many disciplines. Get Engaged Residential Learning Community. Get Engaged is a community for students who are interested in integrating their experiences on campus with the Greater New Orleans Community.