Tulane University strives to create residential communities that support strong relationships and incorporate academic learning into the student experience. Students at Tulane have several different housing options, which include co-ed residence halls, female-only residence halls, and residential learning communities. For more information, please visit Housing & Residence Life's website.
Tulane's residence halls – equipped with study lounges, kitchenettes, laundry facilities, air conditioning, and internet connections – provide a convenient center for student life on campus. All first- and second-year students reside on campus unless they meet the local residency exemption criteria.
Monroe Hall is a 12-story hall, which is coed by wing and home to first-year students.
Paterson House, the Changemaker Residential Learning Community, is a coed residence hall that is home to both freshmen and upperclassmen. Changemaker is a Residential Learning Community for students passionate about creating positive social change.
Sharp Hall is coed by wing and home to first-year students. In the courtyard outside Sharp Hall sits a sand volleyball court for use by all students.
Wall Residential College is a coed, first year community that houses freshman honors students, and it is also the home to a professor-in-residence and his or her family. Honors students are not required to live in Wall.
Butler House is a coed residence hall for for first year students. Butler is home to the Health Wave Residential Learning Community. This community focuses on self-care, science and public health. Butler also houses the new Residential Learning Community Third Coast. The Third Coast Community explores the unique cultural heritage and physical attributes of New Orleans and the Gulf South region.
Josephine Louise Hall, or JL, is a female-only hall that is home to first-year students. Josephine Louise also houses the new Spark Residential Learning Community. Spark brings together first year women to build and engage in creative, intellectual and social justice communities. Approximately 25% of female freshmen live in JL.
Barbara Greenbaum House is a coed community of first-year students and upperclassmen, and is home to a professor-in-residence and his or her family. Greenbaum includes a classroom and demonstration kitchen. First year students living in Greenbaum reside in the Get Engaged Residential Learning Community. Get Engaged is a community for students who are interested in integrating their experiences on campus with the Greater New Orleans Community.
Warren Hall is a co-ed community for all class years. Warren is home to two Residential Learning Communities: Shapers and Creators, and Kaleidoscope. Shapers and Creators is a social group and outlet for creative thinkers at Tulane. Based in the Departments of Art, Architecture, Dance, Theater, Science and Engineering, the Shapers and Creators RLC aims to engage hands on thinking from many disciplines. Kaleidoscope is rooted in the belief that a diverse group of talented students, carefully selected and trained, can serve as a catalyst for increased individual and community development for campus change.