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Prospective Students

Tulane Law School welcomes prospective students, their families and other guests or visitors who would like to tour the Law School.  A typical visit includes a guided tour of Weinmann Hall, led by a current law student or a member of the admission staff.  We can also arrange for prospective students to attend a class and meet with current students and faculty, upon request. 

Visiting Tulane Law School

We suggest visiting the law school when classes are in session in order to obtain a better sense of what law school life is like.  To plan your visit, call 504.865.5930 between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm (central time) Monday through Friday, or use the Schedule a Visit form.  We welcome visitors during these hours and encourage you to register for a visit at least one week ahead of time.  If you are able to visit only on weekend days, please let us know, and we will try to accommodate you. 

Standard tours of the entire campus are given on weekdays and occasional weekends at 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Reservations are not required.  The walking tour of the campus takes approximately 90 minutes. For additional information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 504.865.5731.

Getting to New Orleans

New Orleans is accessible by car, train (Amtrak) or plane.  Louis Armstrong International Airport (also known as Moisant--the code is MSY) is served by most major carriers and many minor carriers, too.

Getting to Campus/Parking

The Office of Admission and Financial Aid at Tulane Law School is located in Suite 203 of Weinmann Hall, at 6329 Freret Street in uptown New Orleans.  We suggest that visitors take the St. Charles Avenue streetcar or a taxi to get to campus.  If you are driving to campus, please be advised that on-street parking near the Law School is extremely limited. 

The University requires all cars parked on campus to show a Tulane parking permit, or to be parked at a metered location, many of which are located on McAlister Drive, not far from the Law School building.  Daily guest parking permits for use in non-metered spaces may be purchased for $5 on the day of a visit by contacting the Tulane Department of Public Safety, Diboll Complex, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698 (504.865.5424). 

Other parking for visitors is located in Tulane's Diboll Complex which is between South Claiborne Avenue and Willow Street on Ben Weiner Drive, and is a ten-minute walk to Weinmann Hall.  To drive to the Diboll Complex from Weinmann Hall on Freret Street, turn into campus at McAlister Drive.  Cross Willow Street, continuing through campus and bearing to the right.  At the intersection with Willow Street and Ben Weiner Drive turn right; visitors' parking will be on your right.  Please refer to the campus map for additional assistance. 

By Taxi or Airport Shuttle (from Armstrong Airport)
Taxi fare between Armstrong International Airport and Tulane Law School is $32.00 each way for one or two people.  Ask the taxi driver to bring you to Tulane Law School at 6329 Freret Street.  The Airport Shuttle service charges $15.00 each way between Armstrong International Airport and Tulane University.  The Airport Shuttle van stops on the Tulane campus near the corner of McAlister Drive and Willow Street, a short walk from the Law School. Reservations are required for the Airport Shuttle van to return to Armstrong International Airport.  The Airport Shuttle Reservation number is 504.522.3500.   Tulane University is located approximately 12 miles from Armstrong International Airport.

By Bus from Armstrong Airport
Jefferson Transit (JeT) operates the E-2 Airport Route from the upper level of the airport, near the Delta terminal.  Look for the sign and bench in the median area.  On weekdays, the E-2 Airport Route provides service from the Louis Armstrong International Airport into New Orleans via Airline Drive.  The bus stops downtown at the corner of Tulane Avenue and Loyola Avenue, approximately 2 blocks from Canal Street.  The fare is $1.60 one-way.  On weekends, the route ends at Tulane Avenue and Carrollton Acenue.  From there, passengers can board the RTA #39 bus to Canal Street for an additional $1.25.  More information on the E-2 Airport Route is available at www.jeffersontransit.org.

From I-10 Going East (from the Airport, Kenner, Metairie)
Follow the signs toward the Central Business District.  Take the Carrollton Avenue exit.  Follow South Carrollton to St. Charles Avenue, making a left-hand turn (follow the curve of the streetcar tracks).  Follow St. Charles Avenue for about 10 blocks to the light at Broadway. Make the next U-turn (check for streetcars in both directions before you cross the median), then turn right onto Broadway.  Follow Broadway for five blocks and turn right at the first traffic light onto Freret Street.  Tulane Law School (Weinmann Hall) will be on your left at 6329 Freret Street.  See above section on parking.  

Alternate Instructions From Airport via Airline Highway and Earhart Expressway
Mapquest route.  Exit airport toward Airline Highway.  Turn left on Airline Highway/US 61 (2.9 miles).  Turn right onto Hickory Avenue/LA 3154 and drive .7 miles to the entrance to Earhart Expressway/LA 3139 South.  Bear left onto Earhart Expressway, and drive approximately 5.5 miles to South Carrollton Avenue.  Turn right onto South Carrollton Avenue and drive .5 miles to South Claiborne Avenue, making U-turn immediately after intersection.  Turn right onto South Claiborne Avenue, and drive .4 miles to Broadway.  Turn right onto Broadway, and drive .8 miles to Freret Street (2nd traffic light).  Turn left onto Freret Street and drive .4 miles.  Weinmann Hall will be on the left, immediately after the intersection with McAlister Drive.

From I-10 Going West (from Mississippi, New Orleans East)
As you enter the downtown area, follow the signs to Hwy 90 Business/West Bank.  Take Exit 234C at South Claiborne Avenue.  The right lane of the exit will merge with South Claiborne Avenue traffic.  Follow Claiborne Avenue for two miles.  Turn left at Nashville Avenue.  Follow Nashville Avenue and turn right at the first traffic light onto Freret Street.  Follow Freret Street for 4.5 blocks.  Tulane Law School (Weinmann Hall) will be on your right at 6329 Freret Street.  See above section on parking.

From the French Quarter
St. Charles Avenue begins at Canal Street.  Follow St. Charles Avenue through the Central Business District, around Lee Circle, through the Garden District, toward the Uptown area of New Orleans (approximately four miles).  Turn right at the light on State Street.  Follow State Street for five blocks.  Turn left at the light onto Freret Street.  Tulane Law School (Weinmann Hall) will be on your right at 6329 Freret Street.  See above section on parking.  Tulane University is located a little less than 5 miles from Canal Street.

By Streetcar
Currently, the New Orleans streetcar operates from Canal Street in the central business district to the uptown end of St. Charles Avenue at Carrollton Avenue.  The streetcar stops at Tulane University, immediately across from the main entrance to Audubon Park.  Walk straight through the campus to Freret Street, cross the street, turn right, and Weinmann Hall will be on your left, at 6329 Freret Street.



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Contact Information:

Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall
6329 Freret Street, Suite 203
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710
admissions@law.tulane.edu

 
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