The Our Lady of the Lake College campus is located near Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and consists of twelve buildings within the perimeters of Hennessy Boulevard, Essen Lane, Picardy Avenue, and Dijon Drive.
Administration Building houses the offices of the president, academic affairs, institutional advancement, and the Reflection Room.
Student Services Building houses the offices of admissions, bursar, financial aid, health and safety, institutional research, registrar, service-learning, and campus ministry.
Student Services Annex is comprised of two suites: Suite A, Office of Advising & Retention and student government association, and student services including academic counseling, personal counseling and career services and Suite B, Academic Technology which houses the Internet Cafe for student and wireless computer access and the help desk where faculty, staff and students can get assistance with technology issues.
School of Health Professions - Health Sciences / Health Sciences Annex houses clinical laboratory sciences, physical therapist assisting, radiologic technology, and respiratory therapy labs, classrooms, conference areas, a student lounge, the Dean’s office, and faculty offices.
The clinical laboratory science lab allows students to practice a variety of diagnostic testing on blood and body fluids that include blood counts, coagulation testing, blood typing/compatibility testing, bacterial cultures, fungal/parasite examinations, chemistry analysis using sophisticated instrumentation, and molecular biology techniques such as DNA/chromosome analyses.
The physical therapist assisting classroom/laboratory, located in the Annex, is fully equipped with items that are typically found in physical therapy clinics and reflect current practice. Equipment such as parallel bars, stairs and assistive devices for ambulation, over-head pulley system, therapeutic weights, and a variety of thermal, mechanical, and electrical modality units provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate competency in performing data collection and treatment interventions.
The radiologic technology skills laboratory is equipped with two energized radiographic rooms, a mobile unit, and a darkroom with functional processor. Faculty are able to utilize a full-body “pixy” radiographic phantom and part phantoms to demonstrate anatomy as well as instruct students on positioning and imaging techniques.
In the respiratory therapy laboratory, students use specialized equipment to perform simulated patient care activities including pulmonary diagnostic testing, patient monitoring and mechanical ventilation used in treatment of critically ill patients.
School of Nursing Building houses three classrooms, three nursing skills laboratories, a simulation lab, the dean’s office, faculty offices, a computer lab, conference areas, and student and faculty lounge areas. The nursing simulations and skills labs contain high fidelity simulation equipment including SIM man, SIM baby, and a simulation birthing model that allow students to practice their clinical skills in a safe and controlled environment.
Library / Library Commons
Library / Library Commons is a two-building complex serving students, faculty, and staff with print and electronic information resources. The Library and Library Commons offer students an academic space for study, computer use, or just a quiet place to regroup between classes. The Library contains a collection of materials to support the college programs and research needs of the college community. The Library collection includes monographs, electronic books, access to over 70 academic databases, a periodical collection, and audio visual materials. The adjacent Library Commons offers additional space for 30 computers, an eating area with café seating, a conference room, white boards, snack vending, and lounge seating. Wireless connectivity is available throughout the Library complex.
The Library is staffed by two full-time professional librarians and one part-time professional librarian cataloger, six para-professionals, and 1 support personnel. The Library is proud to be a member of LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network. LOUIS is a project of the Louisiana Academic Library Network (LALINC), a consortium of public and private college and university libraries. The membership allows our library to maximize buying power to provide a large collection of electronic resources, as well as other benefits. The Library is also a full member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
Main Library Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Library Commons Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Biological Learning and Research Building consists of a large multi-purpose classroom, digital conference spaces, and teaching laboratories for the disciplines of anatomy, physiology, and microbiology. Also Included in this facility is a state-of-the-art molecular biology laboratory to facilitate faculty and student research opportunities, and offices for biology faculty.
School of Arts and Sciences - Sciences Building consists of classrooms, laboratories for chemistry and microbiology, a lecture hall, and lounges for students and faculty.
School of Arts and Sciences - Liberal Arts Building consists of classrooms, computer labs, and faculty offices.
Graduate Clinical Education Building houses the physician assistant studies program and the nurse anesthesia program. Both programs have classrooms and skills laboratories located in the graduate clinical education building as well as faculty and administrative offices. The physician assistant skills laboratory contains medical care equipment designed to simulate a patient care area with spaces for charting and other activities. The nurse anesthesia clinical simulation laboratory is designed to replicate a realistic operating setting with complete anesthesia setups, including adult and infant human patient simulators, and three operating room setups.
In addition to the traditional on-campus programs and course offerings, Our Lady of the Lake College offers distributed learning programs and courses