After the New Year's celebrations end in New Orleans, the whole city and campus start getting into the festival spirit! Whether it's Mardi Gras, French Quarter Fest, Crawfest, Jazz Fest, or any of the dozens of other NOLA fests, it's a good idea to prepare yourself to ensure a safer and fun time. Mardi Gras 2020 is Tuesday, February 25.
Pocket Cards: Pick up a super handy, pocket-sized Mardi Gras resource card at the Live Well @ Mardi Gras event or from The Well, The Health Center, or your residence hall.
Live Well @ Mardi Gras: Thursday, Feb. 6 at the McAlister Stage (or Pederson Lobby LBC if raining). Learn about how to stay safe and well during Carnival season. Fanny packs with supplies are free on a first come, first served basis.
Tulane University Police Department: Mardi Gras Safety Tips. Parking laws and traffic violations will be strictly enforced for parades.
Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life - The LBC is closed on Tuesday, February 25 for Mardi Gras.
Dining Services: Dining hours of operations will be limited during Mardi Gras. See the dining schedule for Mardi Gras.
Emergency and After Hours Resources: Local healthcare resources, nearest pharmacies, urgent care clinics and emergency rooms for you and for your guests.
Health Center Uptown and Pharmacy:
The Health Center Downtown is closed Feb. 22-25.
CAPS is closed Feb. 24-25.