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Incoming Students

Welcome to Tulane!

Your first year at Tulane will be an exciting time full of new friends and new learning experiences. The Newcomb-Tulane College Advising team is here to is here to support all Newcomb-Tulane College students in a holistic approach to academic, career, and personal success. Every Newcomb-Tulane College student has a dedicated team of advisors available for one-on-one meetings to discuss academic and career interests and plans throughout their undergraduate career.

By utilizing a personalized team of advisors, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Explore and choose majors and minors
  • Develop academic plans
  • Cultivate career strategies
  • Investigate pre-health and pre-law tracks
  • Connect with faculty and major advisors

If you have questions before you receive your advisor assignment, you can e-mail advising@tulane.edu and we’ll be happy to help!

Advising Planning Guide

Language Placement

Registration Worksheet

First-Year Student Course Registration & Information

Registration appointments for first-year students are now available!

Congratulations on reaching this important milestone in your undergraduate education. It is time to sign up for an appointment with a member of our College Advising team to register for fall 2023 classes.


Appointments will be available during the month of June. We recommend signing up for an appointment today and adding it to your calendar. You’ll get an email confirmation and additional details when you book the appointment. If you opted for a virtual appointment, your unique Zoom link will be included as well. A 2nd reminder email will be sent the day before your scheduled meeting.


Prior to your appointment, you are expected to:

  • Review Canvas advising modules designed by our first-year experience team.
  • Complete your registration worksheet as instructed in the modules.
  • Practice using Schedule of Classes and help resources.
  • Make a list of 5-6 classes (with back up options) to share with your advisor.
  • Check your Tulane email regularly for more registration info during June.

During your 30-minute June registration appointment, you can expect to:

  • Learn about NTC College Advising.
  • Review your pre-registered classes.
  • Review your registration plan and edit with a College Advisor.
  • Submit registration for your first semester at Tulane!

To register for an appointment, please click herehttps://advising.tulane.edu/connect/virtual, to register for an advising appointment. Watch this video for a tutorial on how to sign up for an advising appointment. Note that all available appointments will be listed in central time.


Please make all efforts to attend your appointment. However, we understand that situations may arise preventing you from attending your appointment.

  • If you are aware of this ahead of time, please login to the scheduling system to either cancel or reschedule your appointment (there is a button for this).
  • If you miss your appointment, you can login to the same system and schedule a new appointment.

It is imperative that you change your appointment time if you cannot make your original appointment. If you get stuck or have decided not to attend Tulane, please email advising@tulane.edu.


First-year Advisor Assignments

In the coming weeks, all students will be assigned to work with an advisor from the first year advising team. You will receive a welcome email from this advisor later in July. Until then, you are welcome to reach out to the advisor you met with in June or any member of the College Advising team. You can make an appointment here: https://advising.tulane.edu/connect/virtual.  


The College Advising team looks forward to working with you virtually this summer and seeing you on campus at Tulane in the fall.