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The Department of Campus Recreation

The Department of Campus Recreation is dedicated to offering some of the most popular and participated in programs and services on campus. With a total of 5,029 hours of operation and over 400,000 entries annually, the center is truly a campus destination. Annually, 4,000 students are engaged in Club Sports, Intramural Sports, Fitness & Wellness, Informal Recreation, Aquatics, Late Night, and Outdoor Trips programs.

The Department of Campus Recreation is housed within the 156,000 square foot facility Reily Student Recreation Center. In addition to a large facility, the staff also manage the Brown Field (a synthetic turf field), two Reily outdoor tennis courts, and five university quads. Leadership and management of the facilities and programs is provided by a full-time professional staff of 17, an environmental staff of 7 and a part-time student staff of over 300, which makes Campus Recreation the largest student employer on campus.



The Mission of Tulane Campus Recreation is to cultivate active lifestyles by providing recreational and wellness experiences for the Tulane Community.


To foster a holistic student experience, Tulane Campus Recreation embraces the values of inclusivity, service, integrity, passion, and fun.


To become a dynamic leader in promoting lifelong wellbeing that inspires, educates, and engages the Tulane Community.


Campus Recreation Diversity Statement

Our Charge

An equitable, diverse, inclusive, and anti-racist community is a healthy community for everyone.

Employees of the Department of Campus Recreation are committed to contributing to an equitable, inclusive, diverse, and anti-racist community.

We act as active agents of change in the urgent work towards anti-racism and against all forms of oppression as we promote lifelong wellbeing. 

We embrace individuals of all backgrounds and identities and expect our community to create an environment where people of all backgrounds and identities are supported and valued.

Suggest a Change


  • Forming and ongoing action of the JEDI Committee
  • Providing training and support for staff including recognition of identity and culture-based celebrations
  • Conducting ongoing internal equity audits
  • Programming outreach initiatives with the Greater New Orleans community
  • Developing diverse programming in Club Sports, Fitness and Wellness, Intramural Sports, and Outdoor Adventures
  • Creating diverse social media campaigns to highlight JEDI initiatives
  • Continuing to assess our programs and services to ensure equitable accessibility


Tulane President Michael Fitts: Plan for Tomorrow

EDI at Tulane

The Carolyn Barber Pierre Center for Intercultural Life

The Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity

NIRSA Statement for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion




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