New Student Orientation Schedule
Spring 2016

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 and must be registered for classes - hours 8:30am to 4:30pm - closed for lunch noon-1pm)



Wednesday, January 6th


8:30 to


Registration and Coffee - Tidewater Bldg, 12th floor  Room 1204

9:15 to


Opening Welcome - Tidewater Bldg,12th floor Room 1201


Noon - 1:00pm


Lunch - 12th floor Room 1202- take your lunch to where your departmental meetings will be held, or first floor student lounges (student i.d. required for access to student lounges)


1:00 - 


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


Thursday, Thursday, January 7th


All Day


Individual appointments with faculty advisors and continue registering for classes.

8:30am to 1pm


Mandatory J1 and F1 International New Student Orientation - Rogers Chapel Uptown campus Bldg #73

3pm to 4:30pm


SPHTM Academic Information Systems (AIS) Technology Open House - for students in all academic depts - Tidewater 1st floor Room 105




Financial Aid student loan interview sessions - Tidewater Building,
Room 1210




Student Government Association (SGA) Ambassador Tours - 1 hour tour of campus - meet in lobby of Tidewater Bldg




Friday, January 8th



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



Optional J1 and F1 International New Student Information Session location TBA


Monday, January 11th

First day of class!

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