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Below you will find links to several of the resources most commonly requested by parents and families of Tulane students. If you need additional help beyond this web-based information, please contact any office at Tulane University directly. 


Academic Resources

FERPA Waiver: Please use this link to find the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act waiver that will allow Tulane University officials to discuss your student’s academic records, financial information and student conduct situations with you. Your student should sign the form and return it to the Academic Advising Center on campus.

Academic Planning: This link to the Academic Advising Center resources has everything from major checklists and the Freshman Planning Guide to major exploration seminars and how your student can contact their academic adviser.

Disability Services & Testing: We encourage you and your student to be in touch with the Goldman Office of Disability Services early and often, as needed. This office is the key to offering your student, with documented academic or physical disabilities, the accommodations needed to be successful at Tulane.

Tutoring: Should your student wish to seek extra assistance the Tutoring Center and Writing Studio are both great free options at Tulane. Please share this link and encourage your student to take advantage of the assistance of trained fellow students on the peer tutor staff.


Financial Services

Accounts Receivable: For all questions related to billing, view the student bill, make a payment, forms related to financial information or see the upcoming payment deadlines.

Financial Aid: This site has a wealth of information on scholarship criteria, deadlines, what to expect with disbursement of aid, and information for students to contact their particular financial aid counselor.

Splash Card: Go here to make deposits to the debit function on your student’s Splash card.


Campus Life

Bookstore: Everything from e-books to textbook rentals and beyond.

Health Center: Click here to visit parent resources for immunization records, student health insurance, the services available at the Student Health Center on campus, and mental health services.

Meal Plans: On this page, you will find more information about the meal plans for students or the dining services at Tulane, and the care packages you can send to your student.

Move-in: This website is invaluable for parents of new students at Tulane with a list of what to bring, move-in maps, and much more.

Summer Storage: This website of approved moving and storage companies is updated each year in March for the proceeding summer.


Other Services

Academic Calendar: Click here to view the important dates for breaks at Tulane.

Emergency Response:  Find resources on preparing for several types of emergency situations and for communication updates on any emergency affecting the Tulane community.

Lodging and Travel Discounts, Affiliated Vendors, and More! Please visit the Tulane Online marketplace for resources with booking hotels, airport shuttle, rental cars, on-campus services, and much more.     

Parent E-Newsletters: To sign-up to receive our parent e-newsletters or to update your contact information.

ROTC: This links for the Army ROTC program and the Air Force ROTC program at Tulane provide descriptions including scholarship and requirement information.

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