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Students enjoy cotton candy in the LBC

The Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life (LBC) and the Commons offer several amenities for student and visitor use. Please click the links below to learn more about each amenity.

Wireless Access

Tulane's wireless network is a dedicated resource for Tulane students, faculty, and staff. From your wireless setup, connect to the wireless network by selecting 'eduroam' and entering your Tulane used id (user@tulane.edu) and password when prompted. Eduroam authentication allows Tulane students access to wireless networks on other participating college campuses as well.  

If you are unable to connect your device to Eduroam, contact Technology Services at (504) 862-8888 or help@tulane.edu for assistance.

Wireless Guest Accounts

(for events sponsored by Tulane departments but attended by non-Tulane guests)

If you are hosting a meeting or conference in the LBC that requires wireless access for non-Tulane attendees, you will need to set up a wireless guest account.  Follow the instructions below to complete the set-up.

  • Visit Gibson Online, then Wireless Guest Access. Use your Tulane I.D. and password as the operator login.
  • Go to ClearPass Guest - Create new guest account.
  • Type in name of the guest, cell phone number, affiliation and reason for visit (the reservation event, date, and conference room), and the guest's email address.
  • Select an option for changing the activation time of this account and the expiration of the account.
  • Check box for "I am the sponsor of this guest account" and click Create Account.
  • The guest will receive and email and text message with the User I.D. and password.
  • You may select the account for 'multiple guests' and the original guest can distribute the I.D. and password to the other attendees.


The LBC houses three ATMs on the first level for the following banks:

Capital One Bank
For help, contact 1 (800) 446-7467

Chase Bank
For help, contact 1 (800) 298-8016

Hancock Whitney National Bank
For help contact (228) 539-8754 Terminal #WBIP2082

Courtesy Phones

Three courtesy phones are available on the second floor of the LBC across from the Qatar Ballroom.

Lost and Found

The uptown campus lost and found is located on the first floor of the LBC at the Information Desk. You may drop off found items seven days a week. To check on lost items call 504-865-5190 or visit the Information Desk.  Learn more about lost and found policies.

Nursing Mother's Rooms

Nursing Mother’s Rooms are available on the second floor of the LBC across from the Qatar Ballroom and on the third level of the Commons in the Newcomb Institute suite. These are private rooms that are equipped with a baby changing station and chair so that breastfeeding mothers have a private restroom facility.  The LBC key can be checked out from the Information Desk on the first floor of the LBC.  The Newcomb Insitute key can be checked out at the Newcomb Institute front desk.

Single-Stall, Gender-Neutral Restrooms

The LBC has 7 single-stall, gender-neutral restrooms:

  • 2 on the garden level located next to Suite G03
  • 3 on the first floor across from the Campus Services Customer Engagement Center
  • 2 on the second floor across from the Qatar Ballroom

The Commons has 8 single-stall, gender-neutral restrooms:

  • 8 on the third floor in the Newcomb Institute

Provisions on the Thirtieth Parallel

Located on the Freret Street side of the Commons, Provisions on the Thirtieth Parallel offers hot PJ's Coffee, fresh produce, a Coca-Cola Freestyle machine, bottled beverages, snacks, and convenience items. Provisions is also one of two on-campus locations for Meal Swipe To Go dining locations, which allows students on dining plans to use a meal swipe for a four-piece meal packaged in a sustainable OZZI container. Students can use a meal swipe and choose from the following: hot meal for their main dish, a side, and beverage to go from the Freestyle machine. There will always be a vegan or vegetarian option available as a main dish.