A complete and updated schedule can always be found at tulane.edu/grads.
The University Commencement Ceremony takes place on Saturday, May 18 from 9am-11am in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. All graduates and their families are welcome to attend — no tickets required! This colorful ceremony honors all Tulane graduates with musical performances and speeches from President Fitts and the 2019 Commencement speaker. Diplomas are not awarded during this ceremony.
Individual school graduation ceremonies are held following Unified Commencement to honor graduates from each school. Visit the Commencement website to find out when your school is holding their ceremony. If you have any questions about this ceremony, please contact your school’s commencement coordinator.
Wave Goodbye will be held on Friday, May 17, 6pm-8pm on the Gibson Quad. Graduates will be allotted seven tickets at no charge, one of which must be used by the graduate to enter the party. No tickets are required for children under the age of 10. Tickets must be printed to enter Wave Goodbye, and information about how to access tickets will be emailed mid-April.
With the exception of MD students, all graduating students will receive their diplomas via FedEx delivery to the address indicated by the student on their application for degree. Diplomas will be shipped 3-4 weeks after Commencement. If you need to update the mailing addresses originally submitted on your degree application, you can do so in the student tab in Gibson Online.
Order online by clicking here to visit the Registrar's website. Cost varies depending on delivery method. One free copy per week is available in person. If you have questions about your transcript or diploma, call the Registrar’s Office at (504) 865-5231 or visit them in 110 Gibson Hall.
To learn more about Exit Loan Counseling and loan repayment, visit the Financial Aid website by clicking here.
Visit the Student Loan Office located in Phelps Hall, Suite 105, call them at (504)865-5366, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students living on-campus should complete a Tulane Mail Services forwarding form available at tulane.edu/mail. Students who live off-campus and who receive mail directly from the USPS should contact their local United States post of ce. For questions, email email@example.com.
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Click here for a full booking tool (with map) of local partner hotels offering discounts to Tulane guests. Guests can also rent cars through Enterprise on enterprise.com using Tulane’s discounted rate code: 14N0742, TUL. Tulane Shuttles & Transportation will be providing shuttle service to/from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome from the uptown campus on Saturday, May 19 beginning at 7am.