So it begins

August 22, 2014 4:00 PM

Photos by Ryan Rivet
rrivet@tulane.edu

Move-in day kicks off the new academic year.  
Any questions about whether the fall semester is beginning are put to rest as first-year students move into their residence halls beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday (Aug. 22). A steady stream of students, parents and boxes converged upon the Tulane University uptown campus as Welcome Weekend kicked off.

Move-in day kicks off the new academic year.

A WTUL radio DJ keeps the move-in day crowd entertained. 

Move-in day kicks off the new academic year.

Though well-organized, the pace of move-in day remains frenetic as students and their parents scramble to get into the residence halls. 

Move-in day kicks off the new academic year.

The father of a first-year student is pressed into service assembling a bike outside of Wall Residential College. 

Move-in day kicks off the new academic year.

Move-in day volunteers help first-year students haul boxes to their respective residential halls. 

Move-in day kicks off the new academic year.

New roommates get situated in Barbara Greenbaum House, which just opened for the fall semester. 

Move-in day kicks off the new academic year.

Workers with facilities services haul boxes away to be recycled. 

Tulane President Michael Fitts chats with members of the Green Wave Move-In Krewe

Tulane President Mike Fitts chats with members of the Green Wave Move-In Krewe during a break at Bruff Commons Dining Room. (Photo by Sally Asher)



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