Visit Us in New Orleans

Streetcar, Tulane banner and azalea bushes

Trust us, you want to visit New Orleans! Tour Tulane’s downtown campus where the School of Social Work is located in the Central Business District, meet our faculty, and see what the hullabaloo is all about.

Touring Tulane

We’ll go ahead and tell you our secret – all of Tulane’s campuses are stunning. Whether it’s the main uptown campus with historical architecture, majestic oak trees and stunning blooms, or the vibrant downtown setting where the Tulane School of Social Work is located directly across from the French Quarter. Walk, bike, take the bus or streetcar (not to be confused with a trolley) to explore the culturally rich heart of downtown New Orleans. With tours available year-round, one of our Admissions Counselors will be sure to show you the ropes.

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Visiting the City

There’s so much to see and do in this great city while you’re here! Take a walk around Congo Square/Louis Armstrong Park, see a show at the famous Joy Theater or the Saenger Theater, eat an authentic NOLA po-boy for lunch, dance in the street to a live brass band, stroll down Canal Street to do a little shopping and experience everything New Orleans has to offer.

The best way to figure out if Tulane’s School of Social Work is right for you is to visit. Here are some resources to help you prepare for your trip.

Traveling to New Orleans

You can get here by plane, train or automobile. We’ve got some tips that will make getting here easier.

Hotel accommodations

Find hotels near Tulane and get special rates when you make your reservations.

Local transportation

Shuttle service, cabs and rental cars are available from the airport. Even if you have your own car to get around, take the opportunity to ride in one of New Orleans’ legendary streetcars.

Recommended restaurants

It’s nearly impossible to have a bad meal in this town, but we’ve compiled a list of our favorite restaurants to get you started.

Places to visit

Your time at Tulane won’t be spent just on campus. Take some time to explore this fascinating city that you may one day call home.

Events to enjoy

You might want to time your visit so you can experience Mardi Gras (February/March), Jazz Fest (April/May) or one of any of a number of other unique local events.