Tulane University Guide to Mardi Gras 2005

January 28, 2005

Kathryn Hobgood
Phone: 504-865-5229

Carnival season is upon us. Here's a list of all you need to know for Mardi Gras 2005, including parade schedules, safety tips, rules for guests of Tulane students, and hours of operation for campus facilities during Mardi Gras break. Laissez les bon temps roulez!

Hours of Operation
Parade Schedule
Mardi Gras Guest Registration Info by Housing and Residence Life
Mardi Gras Safety Tips by Housing and Residence Life
Mardi Gras Safety Tips by the Tulane University Health Sciences Center Police Department

Campus Police - Uptown (504) 865-5200
Campus Police - Downtown  (504) 988-5555 SAFERIDES during Mardi Gras

On Friday, Feb. 4, Saturday, Feb. 5, and Sunday, Feb. 6, Saferides Special Events will have a special service free for all students with your Tulane ID (guests escorted by a Tulane student can ride, too). A shuttle will pick up students on the McAlister side of the Navy building and run to the Tidewater Building (just blocks away from Canal and Bourbon) at least twice every hour.

The first pick up from the UC will be at 8 p.m. and the last at 2:40 a.m. The last pick up from downtown will be approximately at 3:20 a.m. Be safe for Mardi Gras, take SAFERIDES! Pick Up Times from Uptown Campus 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9:20 p.m., 9:50 p.m., 10:40 p.m., 11:10 p.m, Midnight, 12:30 a.m., 1:20 a.m., 1:50 a.m., 2:40 a.m. Pick Up Times from Downtown 8:40 p.m., 9:10 p.m., 10:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m., 11:20 p.m., Midnight, 12:40 a.m., 1:10 a.m., 2:00 a.m., 2:30 a.m., 3:20 a.m.

Message from the Undergraduate Student Government and the Interfraternity Council

Tulane Events
"Designing Mardi Gras," an exhibition of classic carnival float designs, ball invitations, photographs and more dating from the 1800s to modern times, is on view Jan. 8 through March 31 in 201 Jones Hall. For more information, visit

Dedication of the First Tulane Women's Mardi Gras Altar featuring the crowning of Queen of Newcombus is Wednesday, Feb. 2 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the atrium of Caroline Richardson Hall at Newcomb College. For more information, visit

Krewes du Green

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