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Student Affairs - Visiting U.S. Students - Onboarding Information

Once students have been made and accepted an offer for a visiting clerkship, they need to do the following:

  1. (For rotations occurring January 2018 and later) Mail in the required $200 processing fee for each accepted rotation. Please note that you will not be registered for the rotation until this fee is received. Fees are payable by check or money order, made out to Tulane University School of Medicine and should be submitted to:

    Tulane University School of Medicine

    Office of Admissions and Student Affairs

    1430 Tulane Ave, #8010

    New Orleans, LA 70112

  2. Complete the Visiting Student Demographic Form. Upload this to VSAS as a supplementary document. 
  3. Transportation:  Tulane provides a shuttle that makes stops at Tulane Hospital, UMCNO, the VA Hospital and the Murphy Building. This area is also served during "off hours" by Tulane TapRide, an on-demand shared ride service (with a limited area). Riders do need to show a valid Tulane ID. More information about Tulane's Shuttles & Transportation system can be found on their website. Parking arrangements at the school must be made in advance. Contact Tulane Medical Center Parking Services Office (phone: 504-988-5577). Visiting students are responsible for making their own arrangements and for the cost of parking.
  4. Review the following important documents: Tulane University School of Medicine Blood Borne Pathogen Policy; Tulane University School of Medicine Concerns About Professionalism Instructions; Tulane University School of Medicine Harassment Policy. You may also want to familiarize yourself with Tulane University's Emergency Preparedness website, particularly if you will be visiting during Hurricane Season (June through November).
  5. Learn more about Tulane University School of Medicine and the New Orleans Area!
  6. Please note: Visiting students will not be provided medical records training or access. Please be assured that you will still learn a lot from your visiting rotation!
  7. When you arrive, you will need to obtain an ID card. To do so, please go to the Tidewater Building, 8th Floor, Room 802. Card Services is open Mon.-Fri., 8:30 AM-4:00 PM, with a lunch closure from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM daily. They are not open on the weekends, so please plan accordingly. You will need to provide a driver's license, state or military ID, or passport, and explain to them that you are a visiting student.