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Tulane University

Department of Conference Services
St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118 USA

Tulane University

Department of Conference Services
St. Charles Ave

New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
504-865-5724

1000Largest Group
20Meeting Rooms
2000Overnight Guests
  • Just across from Tulane University is Audubon ParkJust across from Tulane University is Audubon Park
  • The streetcar line runs directly in front of Gibson HallThe streetcar line runs directly in front of Gibson Hall
  • Historic Jackson Square in the French Quarter is a New Orleans landmarkHistoric Jackson Square in the French Quarter is a New Orleans landmark
  • Mardi Gras is fun for everyoneMardi Gras is fun for everyone
  •  Gibson Hall sits at the front of campus, welcoming students and visitors Gibson Hall sits at the front of campus, welcoming students and visitors
  • Newly renovated Dinwiddie HallNewly renovated Dinwiddie Hall
  • Architecture BuildingArchitecture Building
  • A.B. Freeman School of BusinessA.B. Freeman School of Business
  • StudentsStudents
  •  The Lavin Bernick Center is the hub of student life The Lavin Bernick Center is the hub of student life

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Tulane University is located in Uptown New Orleans on St. Charles Avenue, directly across from Audubon Park. We offer overnight accommodations for conferences, youth camps, and interns during the summer months and can provide all of your dining and meeting space needs. Tulane is conveniently located along the St. Charles streetcar line, providing access to downtown attractions while staying in a residential area.
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Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
New Orleans - 0
Baton Rouge - 80
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International / 20
Availability:
Overnight accommodations, with dining services and function space options, are available June 1 - August 1.
Room Type(s):
Traditional Residence Halls, Suite-Style, and Apartment-Style
Bath Type(s):
Communal and Shared, with limited Private options
Largest Group:
1000
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
20
Largest Classroom Style:
200
Largest Theatre Style:
1800
Number of Overnight Guests:
2000
Technology:
Wireless access is available in all academic buildings on campus and in public spaces, such as study halls and residence halls. We also provide access to a computer lab on campus with printing capabilities.
Food & Beverage:
We provide a variety of food and beverage options to serve every budget. We have two full-service PJ's Coffee Houses located near our overnight accomodations. Bruff Commons offers a buffet-style dining hall, and our Lavin-Bernick Center has a Food Court with 10 dining options. Tulane University also has its own catering company, Olive Blue Catering, which will be available to meet any and all of your catering needs. If you are looking for food off-campus, we can provide you with a list of nearby restaurants and grocery stores.
Complete Meeting Package:
yes
Ropes Course / Team Building:
no
Special Rates and Packages:
Rates starting at $30pp/night for double occupancy and $38pp/night for single occupancy. We can provide linens for $4pp/night at your request. Please e-mail us at conferences@tulane.edu if you would like an estimate based on your group's requirements.
Phone:
504-865-5724





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Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
McAlister Auditorium Theatre style seating

Lavin-Bernick Center - Conference Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - McKeever Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Moses Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Rogers Memorial Chapel Originally constructed as a site for non-denominational prayer, today Rogers Chapel hosts religious services, lectures, musical performances, and memorials. The Chapel also contains a seminar rooms that can hold 30 people.

Classrooms Various classrooms may be available upon request. However, classrooms cannot be reserved more than a few weeks in advance due to changing academic schedules.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Race Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Rechler Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Stibbs Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Lefkowitz Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Clifford Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Goldstein Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Korach Room The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Qatar Ballroom The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Lavin-Bernick Center - Kendall Cram Lecture Hall The second floor of our Lavin-Bernick Center features eleven conference rooms plus an elegant, glass-enclosed ballroom and lecture hall with excellent acoustics.

Catering

  • Olive Blue Catering
    At Olive Blue catering, Tulane's catering service run by Sodexo, we are dedicated to taking the worry out of your event planning by presenting you with quality food you can be proud of and service you can rely upon. Whether you need simple meeting snacks, a quick pizza party or are planning an elaborate dinner or event, we offer a full selection of catering services. If you do not find what you need on our menus, we would be happy to customize something for the needs of your group or budget. Please note that Olive Blue Catering has exclusive catering rights in our Laven Bernick Center (LBC).
    >>> menu (PDF)

Accommodations

Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Monroe Hall Residence Halls Communal yes
Sharp Hall Residence Halls Communal yes
Paterson House Residence Halls Shared yes
Wall Residential College Suite/Apartment Style Private yes
Irby and Phelps Houses Suite/Apartment Style Shared yes
Josephine Louise Hall Residence Halls Communal yes
Mayer Residences Suite/Apartment Style Shared yes
Warren House Residence Halls Communal yes
Butler House Residence Halls Communal yes
Willow Residences Suite/Apartment Style Private yes
Aron Residences Suite/Apartment Style Private yes

Dining

  • Panda Express
    Panda Express provides gourmet Chinese Food that is prepared and cooked with the freshest ingredients. Panda Express is a fresh, healthy and better way to eat. Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • PJ's Coffee and Tea
    PJ's Coffee is a locally owned and operated enterprise that creates unique coffee blends by roasting the beans in small batches in their roasting facility near the French Quarter. There are 3 locations on Tulane's uptown campus-the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library lobby, the breezeway of Percival Stern Hall and in Willow Residence Hall.
  • Einstein Bros Bagels
    At Einstein Bros at Tulane, we're out to prove that even if your morning is short on leisure, it can be long on taste. While bagels, shmears and coffee will always be the core strength of Einstein Bros., we also offer a compelling lunch menu featuring bistro salads, signature hot & cold sandwiches, and proprietary soups. Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • Lagniappe
    Lagniappe visitors experience the freshness, witness the skills of the chefs and benefit from the value. The chefs of the Lagniappe busily prepare mise en place for the day’s special. Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • Freshens
    Energy Zone from Freshëns truly delivers 'fuel for the body & mind.' Their Smoothie menu is enriched with more antioxidants, new fruits, invigorating vitamins & minerals, healthy Omega's and high energy recipes. Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • Baja Fresh Mexican Grill
    Baja Fresh Mexican Grill makes all your Mexican favorites the way you like them. BIG, fresh and delicious. Our famous flame grilled flavor and unique grilled tortillas are where it all starts. Add to that freshly-prepared, quality meats, produce, unique salsas and you've got a menu built just the way you like it: Baja Fresh®.Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • Quiznos Sub
    Quiznos at Tulane delivers uncompromising quality for today's busy consumers who are looking for a tasty, fresher alternative to traditional fast food restaurants. Using premium quality ingredients, Quiznos offers better-tasting food through creative, chef-inspired recipes to give you an experience that’s truly a “cut above” all the others. Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • Byblos Mediterranean Cuisine
    Byblos is a local restaurant that offers a unique experience based on the fresh, savory ingredients originating in the coastal Mediterranean Basin. Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • Simply to Go
    In a hurry? Try one of our Simply To Go grab-n-go items. Choose from salads, fruit bowls, sandwiches, and wraps. These items can be picked up in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • Sushi Nori
    Sushi Nori is a unique sushi concept that offers fresh, high quality sushi items customarily found in sushi bars, but packaged in an attractive grab and go format. Our sushi chefs are extremely talented professionals and even take custom requests! Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • Wall of Greens
    Build your own salad. Three Steps to a Healthier you! Step One: Pick your Greens, Step Two: Add 5 Fresh Toppings, Step Three: Add your Protein. Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court.
  • Reily Smoothie Bar
    The Reily Smoothie Bar offers Freshens smoothies, sandwiches, salads, fresh fruits as well as a myriad of snacks, beverages, and energy bars. It is located in the Reily Student Recreation Center in the Atrium.
  • Bruff Commons Dining Room
    Bruff Commons Dining Room is centrally located on McAlister Drive and offers a dine-in, all-you-care-to-eat format. Our menus are designed to provide flexibility, variety, and freshness while at the same time incorporating the unique flavors of New Orleans and Louisiana. This option is only available to large groups: $8/breakfast, $10/lunch, and $12/dinner.

Services

ServiceDescription
Tulane Bookstore Tulane has a full-service Barnes and Noble bookstore in our Lavin-Bernick Center. The bookstore also sells office supplies, snacks and toiletries, and Tulane apparel.

FedEx Office E-mail FedEx Office your conference and camp materials and have them ready for pickup at our Lavin-Bernick Center when you arrive on campus. FedEx also provides internet and fax services, as well as packing and shipping options.

Tulane Barbershop Tom the Barber has been a Tulane tradition since 1959. Generations of Tulane students and alums continue to call Tom their barber, and he has opened his shop to our summer guests.

ATMs We have Chase, Capital One, and Whitney Bank ATMs located in our Lavin-Bernick Center.

Paris Parker Salon A full-service salon located in our Lavin-Bernick Center, Paris Parker provides haircuts and styles, color services, and conditioning treatments, as well as waxing, nail, and makeup services.

Whitney Bank Our full-service Whitney Bank is located in the Lavin-Bernick Center.

Reily Recreation Center We provide you with complimentary access to Reily Recreation Center, the finest health and fitness center in the region. Amenities include an Olympic-size pool, full weight room, elevated track, two cardio rooms, and multiple basketball courts.

Free On-Campus Parking During your stay, we provide you with complimentary parking passes.

Area Attractions

AttractionDescription
Learn more about area attractions Visit our website for information on area attractions.