New Student Orientation Schedule
Fall 2016

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

STUDENT ID'S ARE REQUIRED TO BE WORN AND VISABLE.  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, August 24th


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 Gallery - 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, August 25th


All Day


Individual appointments with faculty advisors and continue registering for classes.

8:30am to 1pm


Mandatory J1 /Exchange International New Student Orientation - Rogers Memorial Chapel uptown campus

9am to 10:30am or 3pm to4:30pm


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


10am or 2pm


Financial Aid Orientation - Tidewater 12th floor, Room 1210
(choose your time)


11:30am or 1:00pm


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




Friday, August 26th

8:30am to 1pm


Mandatory F-1 International Student Orientation Rogers Memorial Chapel uptown campus (see additional flier in packet for more info)

9am to 10am


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



Monday, August 29th

First day of class!

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