On Friday, Tulane University President Mike Fitts officially welcomed the Class of 2023 at the 2019 Convocation, held at McAlister Hall. (Photos by Sally Asher)
Students receive T-shirts as they file in to McAlister Hall.
President Mike Fitts (left) prepares to greet the crowd of first-year students as Provost Robin Forman (right) looks on.
Cheerleader Maddie Weibelt helps the audience keep their energy high before the program.
Incoming first-year students get into the spirit of the day.
Dr. Michael White's Original Liberty Jazz Band leads the crowd out of McAlister Hall.
Students touch the Victory Bell, a tradition after every Convocation ceremony.
President Fitts touches the Victory Bell.