New Hire Orientation

Tulane's New Employee Orientation introduces you to the structure and culture of the University, highlights the rewards and opportunities you'll experience, and gives you a chance to meet other new colleagues. You will learn about our benefits and campus services and have plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

New faculty should check with the Provost's Office for the new faculty orientation schedule. If you have any questions regarding the orientation program, please feel free to contact

New Employee Orientation Dates

New Employee Orientation is held EVERY Friday with the exception of a designated University holiday and the month of December.  

Your recruiter will work with you to confirm a new hire’s start date and orientation date. Please contact them if you have any questions.

High Level Agenda

  • Welcome / Introductions 
  • About Tulane 
  • University Structure 
  • Office of Environmental Health & Safety Presentation 
  • Emergency Preparedness & Response Presentation 
  • Office of Institutional Equity
  • Title IX
  • Lunch & Splash Cards
  • Getting Started / The Essentials 
  • Human Resources Information
  • Benefits Guide
  • Lagniappe 

What to Bring


  • Start time: 8:45 AM
  • End time: 5:00 PM
  • Orientation will be held in one of the classrooms on the ground level of the Reily Student Recreation Center
  • You will be emailed a parking voucher the week of your orientation so you can park for free in the Diboll Garage
  • Continental breakfast and lunch are provided
  • Attire: Dressy Casual