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Sophomore Week

Tulane Declaration Celebration

Celebrate The Sophomore Class

This year, Tulane University will celebrate the academic achievements of the Class of 2021 with the following event series and at the third annual Sophomore Declaration Celebration, an academic tradition at Tulane where we honor and celebrate the sophomore class as they select their major.

RSVP for Sophomore Week using this link.

Class of 2021 Week April 1-5, 2019

Monday, 4/1: Next-Level Leadership Resource Fair

12-1:30 p.m. in Pederson Lobby

Next-Level Leadership is a resource fair style event, with campus resources sharing resources relevant to sophomore students. Lunch is provided until supplies last. 

Tuesday, 4/2: Sophomore Declaration Celebration

5-7 p.m. in the Mussafer Quad

Students will receive their first piece of academic regalia at this annual event, the Class of 2021 Shield Pin. Sophomores celebrate declaring their major by being “pinned” by a faculty member of their choice. RSVP to nominate a faculty member so they receive our invitation.

Wednesday, 4/3: Sophomore Shuttle to Wednesdays at the Square

4:30-8 p.m. 

Wednesday's event is a rolling lecture to Wednesdays at the Square Concert Series. Transportation is provided to and from Lafayette Square. Before hearing her perform live, learn about Grammy-award-winner Irma Thomas, the "Soul Queen of New Orleans," and her impact on our city in a discussion lead by Tulane professor of Music Dr. Sakakeeny. ​​​​​​The Sophomore Shuttle will leave Freret Street outside Devlin at 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, 4/4: Research Brunch

10-11 a.m. in Cudd Hall

Come explore the research process over brunch! A Tulane faculty member will share their process on how they got started with research, steps you can take here at Tulane and why undergraduate research is valuable.

Friday, 4/5: Class of 2021 Tailgate

5-6:30 p.m. in the Mayer-Warren Quad

Come hang out with fellow sophomores and celebrate the end of Class of 2021 week at a tailgate! Collect Class of 2021 swag and free Felipe's prior to Tulane Baseball’s contest against Wichita State.