New Student Orientation Schedule
Fall 2015

All meetings held on the downtown campus at 1440 Canal Street (Tidewater Bldg.) unless otherwise listed

STUDENT ID'S ARE PROCESSED ALL WEEK IN CARD SERVICES, Tidewater Bldg., 8th floor, Rm. 802 (must show driver's license or passport - hours 8:30am to 4:30pm - closed for lunch noon-1pm)



Wednesday, August 19th


8:30 to


Registration and Coffee - Tidewater Bldg, 1st floor  Diboll Gallery

9:15 to


Opening Welcome - Tidewater Bldg,1st floor Diboll Auditorium


Noon - 1:00pm


Lunch - 1st floor Diboll Gallery - take your lunch to 12th floor where your departmental meetings will be held or first floor student lounges


1:00 - 


Department breakout and advising sessions. Meet your academic advisor and department chair; register for classes


Thursday, August 20th


All Day


Individual appointments with faculty advisors and continue registering for classes.


9am or 3pm


SPHTM Academic Information Systems (AIS) Technology Open House - for students in all academic depts (choose time available to attend) Tidewater Diboll Auditorium, 1st floor


10am or 2pm


Financial Aid student loan interview sessions (choose one of the session times available to attend) - Tidewater Building, Room 1210


or 1:00pm


Student Government Association (SGA) Ambassador Tours - 1 hour tour of campus (choose time available to attend); meet in lobby of Tidewater Bldg

9am to 5pm


Mandatory (NEW J1/EXCHANGE STUDENTS ONLY) International Student Orientation - Business School Goldring Woldenberg Hall (GWH)
Room 131 uptown campus


Friday, August 21st



Health Sciences Library (Rudolph Matas Library) Orientation, held in
Tidewater Diboll Auditorium, 1st floor

12:30pm to 5:30pm


Mandatory (NEW F1 STUDENTS ONLY) International Student Orientation Rogers Memorial Chapel uptown campus


Monday, August 24th

First day of class!

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1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5388 or 800-676-5389