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Students return to campus post-Ida, will begin classes today

September 26, 2021 9:45 AM
Tulane Today staff today@tulane.edu

Tulane students returned to the uptown campus this past weekend after Hurricane Ida and two weeks of online learning; they will resume in-person learning today. The campus is once again energized by the presence of students in the residence and dining halls, studying on the quads, and enjoying early fall in New Orleans.

The journey is almost over as students head to their final destinations: residence halls. The remaining students who had been evacuated to Houston after the hurricane returned to New Orleans by bus this past weekend. (Photo by Rusty Costanza)
Students enter Butler Hall on Friday afternoon. Cool early-fall weather helped the move-in. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane student Julian Bernstein, left, lends a hand to sophomore Mary Thames, right, as she moves back to campus. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Outside The Commons, President Mike Fitts welcomes Roman Spears, left, Justin Thompson, right, and Jamal Wright, far right, back to campus. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Morgan Lyon, center, and friends are excited to return to their residence halls after evacuation from Hurricane Ida. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Friends Andrew Schwan, Marcus Kaufman and Wyatt Harley, left to right, head to Sharp Hall after retrieving packages from Tulane Mail Services, which set up a tent behind Warren Residence Hall to distribute student mail. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
McAlister Place is busy late Saturday afternoon as busloads of students returning from evacuation to Houston arrive on campus. (Photo by Rusty Costanza)