A student health program is provided for OLOL College students. The Director of Campus Health and Safety coordinates, directs and implements the ongoing activities of the health program which include maintenance of student health records, providing information regarding health insurance, ensuring student compliance with immunizations and clinical student health requirements, oversight of the college drug screening program, advising and educating students in health matters. The Director serves as a resource for information on a wide variety of health topics and maintains brochures and other printed materials available to students.
Student health records and health consultations are completely confidential.
The Office of Health & Safety utilizes resources within the College, as well as Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and the Greater Baton Rouge community. The Office of Health and Safety is a member of the American College Health Association.
Immunization Requirements for Admission
In accordance with state law (Louisiana R.S. 17:170 Schools of Higher Learning) all students born after January 1, 1957 enrolling for the first time at Our Lady of the Lake College must furnish proof of immunization for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). ). All students are required to provide proof of tetanus and diphtheria (TD) vaccination within the past ten years regardless of age. Meningitis Vaccine or a meningitis waiver is required for all students. The required proof is to be submitted to the Office of Health & Safety following receipt of your acceptance letter from the Admissions Office. The immunization form available to all applicants describes the College requirements. An Immunization FAQ document is available on the Student Health page of the College website.
Immunizations may not be waived by students enrolled in a clinical program.