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The Office of Undergraduate Admission will be able to host a limited number of visitors. Click here for information. For Seniors: Tulane to go test optional for the 2020-2021 academic year. Learn more.

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VirTUal Visiting

Tulane University VirTUal Visiting

With the many uncertainties posed by COVID-19, we’ve created as many virtual experiences as possible to substitute for a campus visit. View a calendar of all upcoming events or check out our numerous campus visit videos, chat options and resources below!

Virtual Information Sessions

Virtual Information Sessions & Events

We will be hosting multiple sessions each week, with the content varying. Our staff members will present on a number of topics including tips for applying to college, giving a virtual tour of the campus, and New Orleans 101. We will also offer virtual student panels and Q&A sessions. Visitors are welcome to sign up for multiple events.

Virtual Interviews

Virtual Interviews

Interviews are opportunities for the admission staff to get to know you beyond what is presented in your application.

Virtual Campus Visit

Virtual Campus Visit

If you visit campus, you’ll get an info session and a tour. We’ve got videos of both!

Student led Virtual Tour

Student led Virtual Tour

Join us for a student led campus tour – the exact same tour you’d get if you visited campus.

Chat With Us

Virtual Sessions for Groups

We will be hosting sessions for groups of 8 or more at 10am and 3pm every day. These will primarily apply to CBOs, summer camps, and school groups with presentations including topics on: tips for applying to college, virtual tours of the campus, and Tulane and New Orleans 101. We will also offer virtual student panels and Q&A sessions.

Interactive Map

Interactive map

Tour campus virtually via our interactive map. You can filter by building type (academic, administrative, athletic, dining, and residence hall), take a virtual tour, find campus parking, and see information for special events on campus.

Residence Video Tours

Virtual residence hall tours

Check out our residence halls for first-year students. You can use the residence hall videos to figure out where you might want to live when you come to Tulane.

Tulane Admission Tour Guides

Ask a tour guide

Have questions? Connect with one of our student tour guides to chat about our majors and minors, how you can get involved on campus, and what life is like in New Orleans. You can even search for tour guides from your home state or city.

Jeff Schiffman's Blog

Admission Director's blog

Hear directly from our Director of Admission, Jeff Schiffman. Jeff’s blog is one of the best resources to learn about the unique things you’ll experience at Tulane and in New Orleans.



Can anyone help me over the phone or email?
Yes! We are still answering our phones and emails. You may contact or 504-314-2151 and we will connect you with a counselor.

I am a deferred student who is waiting for a final admission decision. Will this affect when admission decisions will be released?
No. We anticipate releasing all (deferred and Regular Decision) admission decisions by April 1, 2020.

I really want to come visit campus to get a sense of whether or not it is a good fit for me. Will you have any on-campus events this Spring?
We are not hosting any on-campus tours or events through April 15. We will continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and make a schedule to accommodate as many visitors as possible once in person visits are permitted. We will send an email once our Spring/Summer visit schedule is confirmed. In the meantime, please view the content on this page.

Have there been any confirmed COVID-19 cases at Tulane?
We are not aware of any confirmed COVID-19 cases at Tulane. We have implemented social distancing policies to protect the Tulane community.

What happened to the students who were unable to return home on short notice?
All campus services are still available for our current students who chose to remain on campus. They still have access to the Dining Hall, Residence Halls, and Student Health Center. Social distancing protocols have been implemented, but support staff is still on campus to meet their needs.


I have been admitted to the Class of 2024, but I haven't made my final decision yet. When is the deadline to submit my enrollment deposit?
At this time, the enrollment deadline is May 1. Your enrollment deposit can be made within your Green Wave Portal.

I know I have to live on campus my first and second year, but I can't find the housing application. How do I apply for housing?
Once we receive your enrollment ($750) and housing ($250) deposit, you will receive information on how to access your housing portal.  All housing applications must be completed by May 8, 2020.

My school is closed because of COVID-19 and I don't know when it will reopen or when my final transcript will be ready. Will extensions be allowed for final high school transcripts?
We understand there is a lot of unknowns for seniors right now. Our office will be accommodating in receiving final transcripts as they become available.


College Board may be cancelling all my final AP exams. Will you withdraw my admission because of this change in my curriculum?
No, we will not withdraw admission due to school closures or the cancelling of AP exams.


Someone from Tulane was scheduled to come do an information session in our city. Are they still coming?
All Tulane Admission travel has been suspended through April 15. We look forward to rescheduling these sessions throughout late spring and summer. You can check out our virtual information session on this page (above).

I really want to come to campus and meet my new classmates. Is CAST (Cultivating Academic Success at Tulane) still happening in June?
Yes! Currently, we do not anticipate any changes to our CAST programming. We plan to hold in person and virtual CAST sessions.

I know that I have to take some core classes. How do I schedule my classes?
You can schedule your classes during a CAST session in June. These sessions are held both in person and virtually. More information can be found in your Green Wave Portal.

I can't wait to move to New Orleans! Will I still move in and begin Orientation on Wednesday, August 19?
Yes! Currently, we do not anticipate any changes to move-in and Orientation.

I am a Spring Scholar. What should I do?
At this point our abroad partners have not cancelled their programs for the Fall 2020 for Spring Scholars. We anticipate all abroad programs to reopen at the same time or before Tulane resumes normal operations. All updates to our Spring Scholars programs will be posted on our website and communicated via email.

International Admitted Students

They have closed my country's borders. If the ban isn't lifted, will I still be able to attend Tulane? 
Tulane continues to welcome students from around the world. We are closely monitoring the situation and will adhere to any decisions made by the US government. Our Office of International Students and Scholars is available to support all international students through the COVID-19 response. The most up to date information can be found at

I need to get my I-20 so I can register for my Visa interview. How do I get my I-20?
The Office of International Students and Scholars issues I-20s for our International Students. More information on obtaining your I-20 can be found at

Current Students
Please refer to the University's COVID-19 response page for the most up to date information.
Sophomores & Juniors

I was supposed to come on a campus tour over Spring Break, but now I can't. How do I still learn about Tulane?
You can can use the information on this page (above) and can also reach out to the Admission Counselor for your area with any questions you have; you can find their information at

HELP! College Board and ACT just postponed my spring test to the summer. Will it look bad to Tulane that I didn't have a chance to take the SAT/ACT three times? Simple answer: NO! We understand that the decisions College Board and ACT are making are completely out of your control. Tulane evaluates applications holistically and test scores are just a part of the application. We completely understand that you may only be able to take one test before you submit your application. Please sign up for one of our virtual information sessions with tips to build a great application!

I am a junior. When can I begin applying to Tulane?
Our applications for the Class of 2025 will open on August 1, 2020.

How do I find out what majors Tulane offers?
All of our majors and minors can be found at