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Get your move on

August 25, 2017 4:15 PM
Photos by Ryan Rivet and Sally Asher

The electricity on campus is palpable as more than 1,890 first-year students arrive on campus and move into their residence halls. While the pace was frenzied, the Move-In Day staff and volunteers made the entire process smooth and problem-free. 


Eli Poche, a first-year student from New Orleans, pushes his belongings in a bin behind Monroe Hall.

Tulane President Mike Fitts poses for a photo with first-year student Eli Eckhouse, from Boston, in front of Sharp Hall.

Jay and Eric Yalowitz from Nashville, Tennessee, haul boxes to Butler Hall.

Move-in Day volunteers help incoming students by carrying items to Josephine Louise Hall.

Angelo Tracanna from Boston carries a mattress away from Monroe Hall after his son Chris discovered it was the wrong size.

Members of the Green Envy a cappella group serenade first-year students and their families moving in to Monroe Hall.

Members of the Move-in Day Krewe wait to load bins onto the elevator in Sharp Hall.

Brian Carp assembles a bookshelf in a hallway on the third floor of Sharp Hall as his daughter Jordin and the rest of the family get her room in order.