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About New Orleans

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Famed for its history, music and cuisine, New Orleans is one of the world's most extraordinary cities. Star-studded events like Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest draw thousands of visitors to the city each year. Unique neighborhoods reflect the city's French, Spanish and Caribbean roots. World-class museums display renowned artworks and artifacts. Shopping options range from vintage shops and antique stores to high-end boutiques and galleries. Sports fans can find something to cheer for year-round with New Orleans' many professional teams. The educational experience at Tulane University is interwoven with this rich cultural tapestry.


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Enriching Your Tulane Experience

Both Tulane's Gateway to New Orleans website and the University Services website are convenient ways to utilize many of our university partners and service providers.  From here you can open a checking account, set up a meal plan, check dining menus, reserve textbooks, find the Green Line shuttle on its route, purchase a PJ's gift card, or reserve transportation to the airport.


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Getting Around

New Orleans and Tulane University offer many methods of travel once your in the city.  Visit the links below for information on all of the ways you can travel throughout our city.

Tulane University Transportation (must have a Tulane ID card to use the transportation shuttles)

Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
Offers schedules and stops for buses and streetcars.

New Orleans Online
Offers maps of the city and ways to travel while your here.

Lonely Planet Transportation
Offers travel guides and guidebooks, travel advice, tips and destination information to inspire you.

Tulane University, Department of Surgery, 1430 Tulane Ave. SL-22 New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5128 surgery@tulane.edu