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Dean's Certification

If you are applying to graduate school or a study abroad program, you may be informed that you need to have a Dean's Certification form completed. The Office of Student Conduct works in conjunction with the Academic Dean's Offices to complete all certification forms.* 

To obtain your Dean's Certification, fill out the Dean's Certification request form at this link:

Request a Dean's Certification and Conduct Check

If your school has provided a form for completion, please sign the form in the appropriate location and deliver it to the Office of Student Conduct. You may upload it with your Dean's Certification request (with the online form above), deliver it by e-mailing conduct@tulane.edu, drop it off in our office located in the LBC, suite G02, or mail it to:

Tulane University
Office of Student Conduct
6823 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118

Tips for Filling out the Application Form

You may have concerns about what impact your disciplinary record may have on your application. Having a disciplinary record does not necessarily mean that you won't get into the graduate program of your choice. The reality is that a large number of Tulane students have had a minor conduct case during their college tenure. The Office of Student Conduct oversees more than 1,000 cases a year, so you are not alone.

Tip 1. The most important thing for you to do is to honestly and accurately respond to the questions posed to you on the application. If you are unsure of how to answer the questions, you may contact the Office of Student Conduct at (504) 865-5516 or conduct@tulane.edu. Our office will respond to any inquiries honestly but positively to place you in the best position possible.

While every graduate program is different, most schools review an applicant's conduct record for serious incidents or patterns of behavior. If you have been involved in a serious incident or have multiple conduct offenses, your application may receive additional scrutiny. 

Tip 2. It is likely to help your application if you can demonstrate that you have learned form the experience and took steps to address any underlying problems that caused you to engage in the conduct at issue.

If you have questions about the information on your disciplinary record, you may contact our office.

*Conduct records are educational records protected by FERPA. As such, the Office of Student Conduct does not share information regarding conduct records with anyone outside of Tulane without a student's written consent, except in certain limited circumstances.

Tulane University FERPA Policy