Things You Need to Know

Things You Need to Know

Essentials For Success!

We recommend that you bring the following items for a smoother transition to the collegiate lifestyle.

Daily PlannerWall Calendar
Paper/Pencil/PensDesk Lamp
Social Security CardFamily Photos
State ID Card or Drivers LicenseFlashlight

Bank Card

Raincoat and Umbrella

Leave it at Home!

The following are not allowed within the residence halls:

Weapons, Firearms, Explosives, Candles, Incense, Potpourri Burners, Hot Plates, Immersion Heaters or any Appliances with Exposed Heating Coils, Pets, Alcohol/Drug Paraphernalia, Window Air Conditioners, Dimmer Switches, Ceiling Fans, Electric Blankets, Barbeque Grills, Halogen Lamps, Space Heaters, and Microwaves.

What We Have for You

There are some things that were established for your comfort and convenience. Please enjoy what we have provided for you.

Vending MachinesShelvesInternet Capabilities
Bed & MattressClosetWashers/Dryers
Security DoorsLoungesEducational Programs
Bulletin BoardsMicrowavesComputer Lines
Shopping TripsSocial ProgramsStudy Area
Big Screen TVMessage ServiceResident Assistants
A Caring StaffLeadership Experience24/7 Day A Week Campus Police Patrol
A Growing Experience24 Hr. Desk Staff

Weather & Dress

New Orleans ' temperature range is generally 40 to 90 degrees (F). It is usually humid in spring and summer. Winters are generally mild but can be rainy. Snow is a rarity. Informal dress is the style on campus. Casual clothes are worn to class. Bare feet are not permitted. Sleepwear is not permitted outside of the Residence Hall. Bring semiformal/formal attire, so that you may be prepared for social activities.


  • Each resident is provided an extra twin bed 36x80". A desk, closet, and storage/display shelves are provided in each resident's room. All suitcases and belongings must be able to be stored in your room. If you need additional storage space, there are nearby storage facilities for a fee.
  • We will provide 3-4 hand trucks to each hall to assist in getting luggage to your rooms.
  • Cooking is not permitted in your room because of fire safety regulations. Personal microwave ovens are not allowed. Microwaves are provided on each floor of the residence hall.
  • Internet access in each room. We do not have campus accommodations for guests because of limited space. During orientation, there are hotels nearby where parents/guests can reserve rooms.

Addresses & Phone Numbers

To receive all mail and packages to a designated residence hall please label it as follows:

Insert students name here

Insert students residence hall and room number here

1 Drexel Drive

New Orleans, LA 70125

(504) 520-7350