Part Two: Overview of Student Life Tulane Parent University 101 Students involved in at least one extracurricular activity per week were 75% less likely to feel homesick AND 56% more likely to succeed academically in the first year! Student Involvement Students stay involved in one activity from high school
Students add one or two new interests, clubs or activities
Students do not over-do-it during the first semester Parents can help students stay on track with involvement by suggesting: Find their "fit" more easily in college
Maintain balance by creating routine
Gain valuable life skills Involved students tend to: At Tulane, we work tirelessly to assist new students in integrating into campus life by joining organizations, enjoying large events and in creating opportunities for them to meet. Life on Campus More than 200 student groups and organizations
Students can form new groups with 10 friends
During Welcome Week we will host an Activities Expo. Clubs & Organizations Today they are learning all about this! Recruitment at Tulane happens in January Fraternities & Sororities Requirements to join: Full-time, degree-seeking student
12 credit hours earned at the college level
2.5 Tulane GPA
Good Disciplinary Standing Fall events for
first-year students: NPHC Meet the Greeks: September 5 IFC Recruitment Preview Week: September 17-22 NPC Recruitment Preview Day: November 18 Joining a Fraternity or Sorority in the Spring: NPHC Intake: Scheduled by Organization Panhellenic Recruitment: January 11-13, 19-21 IFC Recruitment: January 21-25 http://greek.tulane.edu Parent Webinar: November From the Student Health Center to theWELL to the Reily Recreation Center, your student has many services to stay healthy at Tulane. Student Health & Wellness Campus-wide Events Fridays @the Quad, Welcome Week events
Jazz@the Rat, Speaker Series, Plays
Res Hall Programs, After Dark, Intramurals Today they are learning all about these and more! What happens when your student gets sick? Student Health http://tulane.edu/health Introducing Comprehensive Mental Health & Counseling services Parent Webinar: July 11th Student Health Insurance Health Center services are included in student fees.
Health Center does NOT process insurance claims.
Pharmacy needs will require payment. Recreation & Fitness www.reilycenter.com Group Exercise classes, cardio machines, the weight room, informal activities and the pool allow students to stay fit! Helping your student lead a balanced life. Wellness http://tulane.edu/health/wellness Alcohol Education & Student Conduct Parent Webinar: August 14th Alcohol EDU Opens for students on July 25th & Closes on August 23rd.
Required for all new students.
Parents can also get a log-in, which is optional. Parent Guide pgs. 17-18 Intramural sports are very popular! With an average of 10 sports offered each semester, there is something for everyone. With more than 34+ club sports, students can continue in a sport from childhood or investigate new arenas for competitive sports. Outdoor Trips including festivals, day hikes, moonlight canoe, snorkeling, rock climbing, swamp tours and more allow students to explore beyond the city! Reily Rocks is a Welcome Week event that will introduce students to the Center.See the full transcript